Touchpad support for ?

Thom May thom at
Sun Jun 12 09:15:45 CDT 2005

* Daniel Stone (daniel at wrote :
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 08:36:49PM -0700, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-06-11 at 13:21 +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > This is what we do by default on laptops.  I don't see why you want to
> > > move this from done-by-default to a Debconf question?
> > 
> > I'm sorry; it was not there by default when I installed on my one and
> > only laptop.  If it's writing a synaptics entry now, and using the
> > synaptics driver rather than the ps/2 mouse driver for it, then great
> > work.  Back when I installed this, I had to write it in by hand... in
> > fact, it was probably an XF86Config originally.
> Every Ubuntu install (since Warty) has written a Synaptics section if
> laptop-detect determines that you're on a laptop.
if laptop-detect doesn't detect you're on a laptop, please send me your
dmidecode output, and let me know whether the laptop uses acpi or apm.

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