synaptics touchpad on ubuntu eee
o.sinclair at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 15:40:04 BST 2008
> O. Sinclair wrote:
>> Scott wrote:
>>> I'm in the same boat here I have been trying to turn off the tapping
>>> "feature" on the synaptics touchpad for some time now. I have not been
>>> able to to so yet in intrepid as Gsynaptics won't work and ksynaptics
>>> seems to have disapeared from the repositories. I tried touchfreeze,
>>> but that does nothing either and it is really getting me angury as twice
>>> in writing this message the touch clicked off my writing.
>> try this:
>> add this line
>> Option "MaxTapTime" "2"
>> to the Synaptic Touchpad section of xorg.conf (/etc/X11), it disables the
>> tapping totally and I then use the pad-buttons instead for clicking.
> I will try and see if that works.
I only now noticed from earlier posts that you might already have tried
something similar to this. It works for me on Kubuntu 8.04.1, KDE 3.5.10
on a Dell Vostro/Inspiron 1400
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