how to disable touchpad on asus laptop running 11.10?
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Dec 3 02:56:27 UTC 2011
On 12/02/2011 01:49 PM, Pastor JW wrote:
> On Thursday, December 01, 2011 1:12:05 pm NoOp wrote:
>> 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:
>> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1880532
>> > 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.
> I could never get it turned off in Ubuntu so I taped a credit card over it.
I didn't write *any* of what you attributed.
Doesn't much matter as Robert must have turned off his entire keyboard
in the process (he's not replied) & I like the good use of a credit
card. :-) But please mind your attributions in the future.
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