Turn off touchpad
sandahlb at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 01:23:56 BST 2010
I will certainly try that when I arrive home on Sunday, thank you. Until
then I am stuck with the abomination that is Vista while finishing this
On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 5:02 PM, Philip Newborough <
corenominal at corenominal.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 12:46 AM, Sandahl * <sandahlb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes many dependencies and my lappy has a tendency to overheat with GNOME.
> > actually prefer Xubuntu over Ubuntu because of Xfce. It's faster and
> > me better not to mention more attractive. Seems like I can remember doing
> > one of them but I have been using it so long I have forgotten. I tried
> > freeze and it didn't work very well.
> I am not sure this will work on Xubuntu, at least I have not tried it
> myself, but have you tried manipulating your touchpad by using the
> synclient command? For example,
> synclient TouchpadOff=1
> should turn if off, and,
> synclient TouchpadOff=0
> should turn it back on again. If it works on your system, you could
> perhaps create a little toggle script and bind it to a key combo?
> -- Philip
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