mouse and lid

Matthew Clarke mj3clark at
Wed Mar 7 23:31:15 UTC 2007

I had the trackpad sensitivity problem as well.  perhaps this applet
should be installed by default if there is a trackpad detected on the

On 3/7/07, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at> wrote:
> 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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