Help: I can't get my trackpad to deactivate while i am typing (Doug) and (Paul Cartwright)

Charlie Luna charlieluna1974 at
Wed Dec 25 17:54:05 UTC 2013

you have to change that setting in the settings menu under mouse and

On Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 11:39 AM, <nikolaigauntiet at> wrote:

> Hi Doug, I don't have access to internet at my school and internet is
> really expensive here on the island.  That's why i joined the ubuntu-users
> mailing list because i can't go to ubuntu forums and ask questions or do
> research on the problems I encounter.  I can't receive any attachments and
> can't check any links someone post because on my campus we only have
> access to email thats on an intranet system and not internet.
> Paul is it possible for you to do a copy and paste of the contents of that
> link you sent because I am not allowed to access it when I click on the
> link.  Thanks in advance.  Trust me I wish i had internet access and could
> google, I would have solved my bluetooth issue and found out a way to
> disable the trackpad while I am typing.
> On 12/24/2013 12:26 PM, nikolaigauntiet at wrote:
> > Hi i ubuntu 13.04 installed and my computer is a lenovo ideapad s400,
> > while I type my trackpad is suppose to be disabled but instead it never
> is
> > and when i accidentally touch it, it ends up moving the cursor and
> causing
> > me to having many typing errors.  How can i have the trackpad disabled
> > automatically while I am typing?
> >
> >
> Don't you use Google? Try:
> Linux: disable trackpad while typing
> --doug
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