CategoryLaptopComputer SynapticsTouchpad last modified Upvoted using newly enabled tap-to-click on Debian 9. System – Preferences – Hardware – Mouse click in the tab Touchpad check the option: Enable tapping on touchpad. Xinput not installed by default in Debian 9, so I changed that. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.
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Install the kde-config-touchpad package. This package provides an input driver for the X. In most cases, make sure you have the xserver-xorg-input-libinput package installed, and not the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package. I have been searching high and low for some way to do this without having synapticw make permanent changes to the system, and can’t seem to find anything.
I don’t want to do a permanent disable, nor do I want an automated disable IE, whenever a USB mouse is detected, or whenever typing is detectedI just want synatics on when synapttics on, and synaprics when I want it off. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
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Is it possible to have two finger tap for “right click”? Org server This package provides an input driver for the X.
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It worked for me.
Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Also worth noting that it made more options available in Gnome’s mouse setting panel such as tap to click.
I can’t be the only person trying to figure this out.
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I’d really rather not have to go back to Debian 8 just to have that command capability back, but I am actually considering it, as ridiculous as that seems.
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The following solutions were reported to get the touchpad working again: Visit the following links: To reenable a disabled touchpad in gnome on stretch: If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the touchlad Not all options are appropriate; for example, Elantech touchpads don’t support pressure, and many other touchpads don’t support multitouch.