[Fwd: Turn off touchpad while typing]
farrisg at cc.mala.bc.ca
Tue Oct 7 17:25:43 UTC 2008
Shouldn't we have this type of thing in the touchpad settings and I
would think it should be enabled by default.
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> From: dennis <dennis at nautcomm.ca>
> To: info at nautcomm.ca
> Subject: Turn off touchpad while typing
> Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 11:21:07 -0700
> Turn off touchpad while typing
> 1. Create a backup copy of /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> 2. Edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
> 3. Locate the following section:
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad"
> 4. Add the following entry to the end of the section:
> Option "SHMConfig" "on"
> 5. Save the file.
> 6. Start the Session Manager. To do this, on the System menu, point
> to Preferences, and then click Sessions.
> 7. Click the Startup Programs tab, and then click Add.
> 8. In the Name box, type a descriptive name.
> 9. In the Command box, type syndaemon -d -t -i 2.
> Note: In this example, 2 represents the number of seconds to
> disable the mouse pad after the last character has been typed.
> 10. Type a description, and then click OK.
> 11. Restart the session. To do this, close any running programs, and
> then press CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE.
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