switch off auto-selection of text (or what ever it is called ..)

walt w7prb at comcast.net
Wed Dec 27 03:42:22 UTC 2017


Owen:

I put those scripts in a directory on my path. Made then executable. 
Made a launcher on the desktop for each.  I don't know how to attach 
them to a keystroke.  The launcher on the desktop works for me.  Glad 
that it works for you.

Happy New Year.

   walt

On 12/26/2017 07:27 PM, Owen Thomas wrote:
> Ooo... that worked... just need to know how to assign it to a keystroke 
> in Ubuntu...
> 
> 
> On 27 December 2017 at 14:25, Owen Thomas <owen.paul.thomas at gmail.com 
> <mailto:owen.paul.thomas at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Hmmm... okay... thanks Walt. I'll let you know how I get on...
> 
>     Would you mind telling me/pointing me in the direction of how to
>     assign this script to a key press?
> 
>     On 27 December 2017 at 14:09, walt <w7prb at comcast.net
>     <mailto:w7prb at comcast.net>> wrote:
> 
>         Owen:
> 
>         I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5558 laptop computer.  I run Linux
>         Mint 18 exclusively. I use the following scripts to turn the
>         touch pad on and off.
> 
> 
>         To turn off:
> 
>         #!/bin/bash
>         #Turn Laptop Pad off
>         #
>         synclient touchpadoff=1
> 
> 
>         To turn on:
> 
>         #!/bin/bash
>         #turn laptop pad on
>         #
>         synclient touchpadoff=0
> 
> 
>         The last line can be run in a terminal also.  Hope that this
>         helps.  I have long forgotten where I found the synclient command.
> 
>            walt

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