One more question...

gene heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Tue Aug 30 00:59:59 UTC 2011


On Monday, August 29, 2011 08:59:21 PM Tom Bell did opine:

> On 8/29/2011 7:44 PM, gene heskett wrote:
> > Greetings all;
> > 
> > How, or what utility do I install, to shut the touchpad in that lappy
> > completely off?
> > 
> > I run a radio mouse on it, 100%  of the time.
> > 
> > 2-4 years ago, mandi had a utilty they called synaptik that did that,
> > but it has apparently either been renamed, or incorporated into some
> > other utility whose name I have not stumbled over yet.
> > 
> > Also, back to the ndiswrapper thing, I found that if I do a fresh
> > install of 1.56, then nuke the ubuntu installed version in
> > lib/modules, then a "depmod -a `uname -r`", that it seems to work in
> > the Makefiles default location.  I also nuked the 2.6.32-34 kernel,
> > but had to do it by hand as I could not find it in synaptic.  The
> > headers, yes, the kernel itself, no.
> > 
> > Making progress though, my mail sucker script ran successfully earlier
> > today.  Whoopee, BWG etc.
> > 
> > Thanks all, Cheers, gene
> 
> I would say to open ->System Settings -> Software Management
> and look for "touchpad", which in my case showed
> synaptiks renamed as "kde-config-touchpad".
> I am using Natty on an AMD64, but this should show
> you something.
> Good luck!
> 
> Tom

Thank you Tom, I will check that out tomorrow.

Cheers, gene
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