[xubuntu-users] toggle touchpad ON/OFF

fred roller fredroller66 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 11:07:48 UTC 2016

No it is not. Focus a working script. Assigning it a key-combo is pretty
straight forward. I will explain after I get off work later.

Fred Roller
On Apr 1, 2016 5:58 AM, "Thomas Blasejewicz" <nyuwa at hb.tp1.jp> wrote:

> On 03/31/2016 05:20 PM, fred roller wrote:
>> While working on this script part have you tried
>> Programs --> Settings --? Mouse and Touchpad --> Touchpad (tab)
>> and check the "Disable touchpad while typing" option.
>> That aside... sounds like the script, xinput.." command needs to query
>> the device id so that it grows with the OS.
> Thank you.
> Yes, I thought of that too, but ...
> there ***IS*** no such option in xubuntu.
> At least I cannot find it.
> Under "Mouse and Touchpad" -> switch to touchpad ->
> there is a checkbox for "Enable this device" and 2-3 settings pertaining
> to speed and sensitivity.
> That is it.
> And .. I have tried the "Disable touchpad while typing" function on other
> computers.
> It is not very helpful and not what I am looking for.
> I want to be able to switch the touchpad ON/OFF - preferably with one
> switch (shortcut key).
> That cannot be so difficult, can it?
> Thomas
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