Netbook with Kubuntu 11.04: how best to tame an, uncontrollably jumping cursor? (Bas G. Roufs )

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Fri Feb 24 06:17:09 UTC 2012

On 23/02/12 23:05, Carlo Vanini wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 8:01 PM, Bruce Marshall<bmarsh at>  wrote:
>> On Thursday, February 23, 2012 05:45:52 PM Brian Wootton wrote:
>>>> My question for now is: can someone recommend me any other measure with
>>>> a view to taming:-)  the jumping cursor? Any thoughts?
>>>> Thanks for replying, respectfully yours,
>>>> Bas.
>> Try using   gpointing-device-settings  which you may have to start from a
>> command line.  But it brings up a gui that will let you turn off tapping and
>> scrolling on the touchpad  and possibly set the sensitivity of the touchpad.
> You may also want to try synaptiks (in the kde-config-touchpad
> package), which allows you to configure the touchpad to be disabled
> when keyboard activity is detected and turned back on after a
> configurable delay.

I do not see that setting? A lot of other settings but not that one - 
and I would really love to have that

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