mouse and lid

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Wed Mar 7 21:39:57 GMT 2007


On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 16:27 -0500, Erik Schmidt wrote:
> ok, so I have two laptop specific questions:
> 
> a) is there a way to speed up my laptop trackpad?  I turned up
> sensitivity, but the mouse still moves really slow, I have to plug in an
> external mouse to get anything done

gsynaptics (or ksynaptics for KDE).They are in the universe repository.
After installation you have an entry "Touchpad" in menu
System/Preferences.

> b) Is there a way to specify what happens when I close my laptop lid?
> As of now, it shuts down.  I would like to be able to close my lid, and
> then open it back up and not have to boot back up

menu System/Preferences/Power Management





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