If the device is a touchpad HAL assigns this capability automatically , then load the synaptics X11 driver for this device. On my system for example where I’m using Fedora 19 and a Thinkpad with a Synaptic touchpad I have no Kernel driver as well. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Need to kill touchpad click.
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The basic touchpad functionality still works, but I’d like to re-enable two-finger scrolling. evfev
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[SOLVED] Should I be using evdev or synaptics for my touchpad?
Sign up using Email and Password. No synaptics driver loaded? Getting started with uinput: Org Foundation” [ To avoid this, chose your default keyboard layout in gdm as well see Bug Note that due to precedence order alphanumeric sorting of xorg. 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.
Ebdev emulation is available by default with xorg-xdrv-libinput. I don’t know much about drivers, so sorry if this is a silly question I know that synaptics allows for more advanced features, but does this also mean that it’s a little slower? I think that’s what’s managing the touchpad on my Dell Precision, and I don’t have the uinput module loaded.
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What you have showed is the xorg driver, which, per my understanding is totally different from device driver. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Examples for such touchpads are found on the Lenovo x series and Apple touvhpad.
The following solutions were reported to get the touchpad working again: Install the kde-config-touchpad package. AccelFactor is now 0. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
A touchpad without this capability reports only the usual “left”, “right” and “middle” buttons: Last edited by allend; at It’s supposed to override the evdev toucphad, but it didn’t for me on my last boot. Even though touchpads can be handled by the normal evdev or mouse drivers, this driver allows more advanced features of the touchpad to toucgpad available. Well it’s actually this Kernel module: Found 3 mouse buttons [ Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
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Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux. In researching this, I’ve found a lot of threads and docs talking about synaptics, but not so much talk about evdev. For example, a toucchpad Intuos4 6×9″ kernel name will show up as “Wacom Intuos4 6×9 stylus”, “Wacom Intuos4 6×9 eraser”, etc.