Implementation of a mouse adaptor relevator

Alessandro Yahoo alessandro.suglia at
Sun Sep 2 12:23:19 UTC 2012

Il 02/09/2012 11:19, Simon Steinbeiß ha scritto:
> On Sun, 02 Sep 2012 10:14:24 +0200
> Alessandro Yahoo <alessandro.suglia at> wrote:
>> For example, in my case,  if I'm using my notebook and I connect my
>> mouse device, I can still use the touchpad and I have to disable it from
>> the "Settings Panel".
>> I find it quite uncomfortable so I think that could be a good idea to
>> create a specific daemon which recognize this type of situation and
>> grant to the user the possibility to manage this kind of problem, giving
>> to him the possibility to switch directly from the panel, the device
>> that he wants to continue to use.
> Thunar's volume manager enables you to run a script or programme once a mouse gets connected (in the Settings Manager, go to "Removable drives and media", there to the "Input devices" tab).
> So in a way all this needs is a script which enables/disables your touchpad depending on user-input, or (and I think that makes more sense) based on a preference. I guess there are hardly situations where you'd want to use the internal touchpad when you connect a mouse, but maybe that's just me :)
> Cheers,
> Simon
I know that could be written some scripts in order to make this kind of 
control, but I think that, will be a good way in order to help new 
people to start using linux.
Many times, my father says to me that It's very fast linux and stable 
but he isn't able to install program or do such thing that require some 
knowledge of the bash or something else.
So, in my opinion, my request's aim was to introduce another element in 
order to make xubuntu more user friendly and in order to grant also to 
common people to use.
Is that a bad idea?

Alessandro Suglia

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