Problems with synaptic touch pad.
faintstlsaint at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 20:27:50 BST 2010
Did you change that setting the error specified in your xorg.conf?
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Kenneth Adam Miller <
kennethadammiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been unable to use scroll for a long time on Ubuntu. I would really
> like to add this feature, but it is proving to be a much more complicated
> process that what I thought it should be.
> I've followed instructions at
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gsynaptics/+bug/132627 and
> I added the ability to use the vertical scroll on my touchpad, but still,
> having trouble. When I scroll down it works, but scrolling up gives trouble
> (it jumps to the very very bottom of the page). I tried to add the program
> TouchPad from USC, but it fails to initilize with an error report like this:
> GSynaptics couldn't initialize.
> You have to set 'SHMConfig' 'true' in xorg.conf or XF86Config to use
> I went through trying to fix that, but I couldn't get it done. I really
> don't know where to go.
> I do think I found something significant though: the command "xinput list"
> gives this:
> ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
> ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer
> ⎜ ↳ MLK Wireless Keyboard& Laser Mouse id=10 [slave pointer
> ⎜ ↳ ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse id=13 [slave pointer
> ⎜ ↳ Macintosh mouse button emulation id=14 [slave pointer
> ⎣ Virtual core keyboard id=3 [master keyboard (2)]
> ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard id=5 [slave keyboard
> ↳ Power Button id=6 [slave keyboard
> ↳ Video Bus id=7 [slave keyboard
> ↳ Sleep Button id=8 [slave keyboard
> ↳ MLK Wireless Keyboard& Laser Mouse id=9 [slave keyboard
> ↳ CNF7017 id=11 [slave keyboard
> ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard id=12 [slave keyboard
> If you look, you can see that it is NOT detecting a synaptics touchpad.
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