Disable Touchpad

Chris Mohler cr33dog at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 21:59:30 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Raquel <raquel at thericehouse.net> wrote:
> My HP G70 has a touchpad that was able to be disabled using the
> keyboard switch with Vista installed.  However, with Ubuntu Intrepid
> installed the switch does not disable the touchpad.  Is there any way
> in Ubuntu to accomplish that task?

This method should work, with some minor adjustments:

First, if you are using Ubuntu 8.10 or later, the shmConfig option no
longer lives in xorg.conf.  Here is how to enable it:

I prefer the BASH script at the bottom - as opposed to making three
separate scripts.


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