Turn off touchpad

Sandahl * sandahlb at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 00:23:56 UTC 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.
> I
> > actually prefer Xubuntu over Ubuntu because of  Xfce. It's faster and
> suits
> > 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
> touch
> > 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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