Touchpad support for ?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Fri Jun 10 18:11:04 CDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 14:46 -0700, Karl Hegbloom wrote:

> With 'SHMConfig' on, GUI and command line tools can change touchpad
> settings.  There is also a daemon that turns the touchpad off until 1
> second after the last keystroke.  That prevents pointer taps from thumbs
> hitting the pad while typing.

This has the unfortunate side-effect of introducing really quite
desperately nasty security issues, IIRC. It's not acceptable to turn
this on by default in the install.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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