how to disable touchpad on asus laptop running 11.10?

CJ Tres ctres at
Sat Dec 3 15:09:25 UTC 2011

On 12/01/2011 01:34 PM, 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

I installed touchfreeze on my Lenovo Thinkpad.
Uncheck the Enable box and it quits interfering.

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