Turning off touchpad tapping?

Chuck Mattsen mattsen at arvig.net
Sat Feb 11 11:41:21 GMT 2006


On Friday 10 February 2006 11:45 am, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Chuck Mattsen wrote:
> > New to Kubuntu, and about to tear my hair out (and I have too little to
> > be able to afford tearing out any) because of unwanted "tap events"
> > occurring while typing.  I've tried turning it off under System Settings
> > | Touch Pad, but those settings seem to have no effect whatsoever.
> >
> > What am I missing here?  Anyone?  TIA.
>
> Install ksynaptics.  It provides both a Control Center config tool to
> (amongst other things) enable/disable tapping and a system tray applet that
> lets you completely disable the touchpad or just enable/disable tapping.

Thanks, but that's the first thing I did.  Ksynaptics settings seem to be 
ignored.

Still going through the forum looking for other "tips."  I'm leaning heavily 
toward just going back to Mandriva, though, to be honest ... most everything 
simply worked "out of the box" there.  :-(

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Chuck MATTSEN / Mahnomen, MN, USA / mattsen at arvig.net
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