Karmic touch pad request
macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 06:23:26 BST 2009
On Sunday 27 September 2009 8:05:22 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
> Aaron C. de Bruyn wrote:
> > On 2009-09-27 at 00:15:47 -0400, Daniel Chen wrote:
> >> Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 00:15:47 -0400
> >> From: Daniel Chen <seven.steps at gmail.com>
> >> To: "Aaron C. de Bruyn" <ubuntu-devel at darkpixel.com>
> >> Cc: ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> >> Subject: Re: Karmic touch pad request
> >> One metric that I use is the principle of least surprise. I also
> > I would be least surprised if it worked. ;)
> > Look at both sides:
> > Enable tap-click on the touchpad. What will it hurt? The most common
> > complaint I've heard is accidental tapping when you rest your hands over
> > the touchpad. Well--there's an option to turn it off.
> Where? Sure I can do "synclient touchpadOff=1", but I'm completely stumped
> on doing that automagically when I plug in my USB mouse.
I actually thought the syndaemon setting to turn off the touchpad during typing
was enabled by default in System -> Preferences -> Sessions. At least, I
don't recall adding that daemon to startup on my own...Anyone else?
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