KSynaptics - was xorg.conf in Hardy

Nigel Ridley nigel at rmk.co.il
Wed Mar 26 16:10:59 UTC 2008

Billie Walsh wrote:
> Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> O. Sinclair wrote:
>>> Nigel Ridley wrote:
>>>> I was contemplating changing the 'touchpad' options on my laptop and opened xorg.conf only
>>>> to be surprised to see very minimalistic entries - no options for 'mouse', no resolution
>>>> entries for 'screen'. Everything just seems to have very basic entries.
>>>> What gives?
>>>> And BTW, how can I change the sensitivity on the touchpad? I keep clicking when I just
>>>> want to move the cursor :-(
>>> I can not help you with the first question but if you have a synaptics 
>>> touchpad (very likely) you can install KSynaptics and change settings. 
>>> That has worked reasonably well for me, I was also going nuts by finding 
>>> that all sorts of things happened while using the touchpad that is set 
>>> to be WAY too sensitive by default
>>> Sinclair
>> Thanks but unfortunately it is no longer available. Instead the author is concentrating on 
>> something called TouchFreeze  (see: http://qsynaptics.sourceforge.net/).
>> Blessings,
>> Nigel
> Thats funny. I just installed it on my laptop from the standard 
> repositories.

Not available under Hardy :-(

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