how to disable touchpad on asus laptop running 11.10?

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Dec 1 21:12:05 UTC 2011

On 12/01/2011 11:34 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   the touchpad on my asus G74S is so sensitive that when i'm typing,
> even a slight brush of the pad is recognized.  first impression is to
> simply disable it entirely and use an external mouse, but when i
> googled, i found this:
>   i like the idea of being able to say, simply disable the touchpad
> while i'm typing.  in any event, what is the *recommended* way to
> disable the touchpad?  is that gconftool invocation considered a
> reasonable approach?  thanks.
> rday

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