Ubuntu :: Right Click Not Working On HP Touchpad Envy 17?

May 2, 2011

So I installed ubuntu 11.04 and in 10.10 there was a fix for the right click not working but it didn't work in here.It says that the package wasn't able to install and i have to go to synaptics package manager and mark it for uninstall because The software center only says reinstall

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Ubuntu :: Right Click Not Working On Touchpad?

Oct 23, 2010

I have version 10.10 installed on my netbook, my mouse's right click does not work, I tried to play with the options in the systems > mouse but there's no option to enable disable the right click,

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Ubuntu :: Found That Two Finger Tapping Touchpad Has Gone From Middle Click To Right Click?

May 1, 2010

I'm newish to the forum, but have been using ubuntu for the past few months.I recently upgraded from eeebuntu (a 9.04 derivative) to 10.04, and found that two finger tapping my touchpad has gone from middle click to right click, (and 3 fingers is now middle instead of right).

From what I've seen, this has been changed since 9.10, but I haven't been able to find a permanent solution yet. Most fixes have been from before and use hal, or other things that don't exist anymore. The one thing I've found does work is using xinput and the command

Code:
xinput set-prop "ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad" "Synaptics Tap Action" 2, 3, 0, 0, 1, 2, 3

But that has to be run every time I start up, and it occasionally reverts while I'm using the computer. I've tried making a script that runs at startup, but neither adding it to the list of startup programs, or autostart folder has worked, but running the script file manually does work. I'm a bit at wits end with this, it's the only issue I've had with 10.04, and I've spent many many hours trying to get it to work (I've also tried gsynaptics and the newer version whose name escapes me right now). Hopefully there's a permanent fix out there.

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Ubuntu :: Touchpad Stops Working After Pressing The Touchpad Toggle Button

May 7, 2010

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS. My laptop is an HP Pavilion TX1210AU (TX1000 series). After disabling the touchpad using the toggle button and reenabling it again, it stopped working. I tried restarting my laptop and the mouse worked again only up to the Login Screen. After logging in to my account, the mouse froze again. I tried making a new account and tried logging into it (I'm using it now) and it's now fixed. Does Ubuntu change any user settings everytime the touchpad toggle (on/off) button is switched? Maybe I could just reenable it myself.

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Ubuntu :: Right-Left Click On Touchpad?

Jun 30, 2010

I finally got 10.04 installed and I am loving it so far! Very quick! But I do have some nuance 'problems'. Here is one for I can not find a solution. In previous versions of Ubuntu, I was able to click on my touchpad with two fingers that replicated a right-left click to open a link in a new tab. Now it raises a popup menu in the browser asking how to open the link.

I have tried this in Chrome, Opera and Firefox and have the same issue in all browsers, which leads me to believe this may be a Gnome setting. How do I change this behaviour? There was nothing in the mouse preferences to change this.

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Ubuntu :: Touchpad On Pavilion Dm4 - Can't Right Click

Nov 28, 2010

Excuse the horrid formatting, this was copy/pasted from the #ubuntu IRC and to be extremely honest I can't be bothered to remove every space. I have a Pavilion dm4 and it has two areas on the bottom of the touchpad to designate right and left clicks. This mostly doesn't work on Ubuntu in the fact that it recognizes any taps on either tap zone as a left click. Instead, I have it set so if I tap anywhere on the pad it makes a left click. There should be, and there are, many ways in the mouse configuration window to simulate a right click using only a touchpad. None of these work. Changing mouse orientation doesn't do anything, "dwell click" also does nothing,

and, the oddest part of this problem, whenever I try to turn "Simulated Secondary Click" off (it doesn't work anyways, but just to try to toggle it), the entire theme of my desktop changes to a gray Windows '95ey look. The only way to get rid of this is to close and reopen the mouse preferences window.My computer is fairly new and the Ubuntu installation is less than a day old. I didn't do anything that I think could cause this. The problem is that I can't right click. Afterword: I installed two scripts from [URL]. They didn't do anything I couldn't already do, and they did not make it possible for me to right click.

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Ubuntu :: Middle And Right Click With Touchpad (10.04)?

May 11, 2010

I use middle click much more than right with my Asus EEEpc 900, so I prefer to use it with two fingered tap. Default configurations for multiple finger taps are 2 = right and 3 = middle. I got this reversed with this guide ("Make middleclicking work in Firefox again...":[URL] but after an update it doesn't work anymore. I tried to install the .deb again, but Ubuntu tells me that the system already has a newer version of it.

P.S. If only we'd get this configured straight from the GUI of mouse settings like the scrolling options...

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May 18, 2011

So my Natty install is finally starting to come together, internet works, I'm getting used to the new Unity interface, and well everything seems under control. Now there are just a few issues remaining. The most annoying for now is that there is no tap-to-click on my netbook's touchpad (and in the list of features I think they mentioned several other interesting new things with the touchpad).The other thing is that I can't open Synaptic from the menu/application list. It works from the terminal, though,

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Ubuntu / Apple :: Right Click With MacbookPro-6,2 Touchpad?

Sep 21, 2010

Is it possible to get the touchpad on a MacbookPro-6,2 to do a right click some how. Feel crippled without it.

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Hardware :: 9.10 - How To Disable Tap To Click On Touchpad

Feb 17, 2010

I'm on a new netbook using Ubuntu 9.10 and I cannot figure out how to disable tap-to-click on my touchpad. I figured it would be simple enough to use SHMConfig, however; every post I've seen says they have something similar to this in xorg.conf

Code: Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad"
Driver "synaptics"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "HorizScrollDelta" "0"
EndSection Instead, I have this ...

Code: Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
End Section

I have tried simply changing the driver entry to "synaptics," however when I run SHMconfig it says the driver hasn't been loaded.

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Slackware :: Unable Tap To Click On Touchpad?

Jul 11, 2010

Just installed Slackware 13.1 and I'm trying to disable tap to click on my touchpad. When I run "synclient MaxTapTime=0" it turns off. But the next time I restart X, the settings won't hold. I tried putting Option "MaxTapTime" "0" in xorg.conf, but it didn't work. This is my mouse portion from xorg.conf generated from the nvidia driver from slackbuilds.

Code:
Section "InputDevice"
# generated from default
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"

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Ubuntu :: Disabling Touchpad Tap-Click On Login Screen?

Dec 30, 2010

I am loving my Ubuntu machine, but there's a slight annoyance that I can't seem to disable. Is there anyway to disable the tap-click on the touchpad of a laptop while on the login screen? I do not want to disable the click from the button, but rather when you gently tap it with your finger. The options for it in the Control Center doesn't seem to disable it during the login screen.

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Fedora Hardware :: How To Enable Tap To Click For Touchpad In KDE

Jun 10, 2010

How to enable tap to click for touchpad on my laptop in Fedora 13 KDE. The old trick with copying 10-synaptics.fdi to /etc/hal/fdi/policy does not work any more since there is no 10-synaptics.fdi file on the system.

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Debian :: Laptop Touchpad Isn't Giving A Click When Tap It

Mar 21, 2011

Installed Debian recently and my Laptop touchpad isn't giving me a click when I tap it. Gpointing-device-settings has tapping unchecked. Using a Dell Mini 10v.

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Jan 2, 2011

After compiling the 2.6.36.2 kernel and re-installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers, my touchpad has started to act strange; the cursor seems to glide a lot faster, yet more erratic and when I try to hover over an icon the cursor wont stay still, furthermore I lost the ability to 'click' on anything using just touchpad.

I have checked dmesg and Xorg.log for any clues, as well as removed everything with the exception of the card and device section from my xorg.conf. The issue has nothing to do with compiling the new kernel, as it was working perfect until I installed the Nvidia driver.

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General :: When Switch Buttons In Synaptics Touchpad - Tapping Gives A Right-click Menu

Jan 23, 2010

I work on a laptop and typically have a USB mouse plugged in. Each time I start an X session, I switch my mouse buttons with an: Quote:

xmodmap -e "pointer = 3 2 1"

If I decide to unplug the mouse and work with the touchpad, I must always reverse the options again to pointer = 1 2 3, or else, while the right and the left button still work as a left-handed mouse, tapping, instead of acting like a left-click, gives a right-click menu. My touchpad is listed as:

'ImPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad'
using the evdev driver.

I admit that I haven't played much with alternate xmodmap configurations, but I'd like to sort this out. It's even more confusing since I don't have a xorg.conf and, if I manually add one, despite having tried repeatedly, I can't make X-server to read it.

The relevant part of lshal output: Quote:

udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/platform_i8042_i8042_AUX3_port_logicaldev_input'
info.capabilities = {'input', 'input.mouse'} (string list)
info.category = 'input' (string)
info.parent = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/platform_i8042_i8042_AUX3_port' (string)
info.product = 'ImPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad' (string)
info.subsystem = 'input' (string)
info.udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/platform_i8042_i8042_AUX3_port_logicaldev_input' (string)
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Oct 22, 2010

I have acer aspire one netbook with synatics ps2 touchpad. It works fine, but I'd like to emulate left button by just pressing somewhere in the touch area (same as it works in windows or ubunntu). I think this is called tapping. How can I configure that? I have been in touchpad settings and management, but I have not found any checkbox helpful. In OS 11.3 I need to press left button next to the touchpad.

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OpenSUSE Hardware :: Synaptic Touchpad In 11.3 - Strange Behaviour With Dragging And Middle Click

Jul 19, 2010

One strange and little annoying issue I notice with my openSUSE 11.3 installation is my Synaptic touchpad behaves way too strange.... Dragging a window or icon - half way around - a click is generated (probably a middle click I guess) and I need to re-drag it again.... In the browser when I try to select a text - again by dragging - a middle click gets generated... The same happens when I use gvim in visual mode too - I end up pasting the code I had selected halfway because of the middle click....

Middle click can be generated only if I press both left and right click buttons - which I'm pretty sure I'm not.... I tried playing around with the touchpad settings but no good.... I'm not able to find anything related to the middle click on the settings application... My touchpad works fine in Ubuntu and was in 11.2 as well.... Yes it works fine in Xp too.

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Ubuntu / Apple :: Ubuntu 10.10. On Macbook 2.1 - Make A Right Click With My Touchpad?

Dec 26, 2010

I have installed ubuntu 10.10 as single boot on my macbook 2.1 - it works fine but now I figured out that I can't get my isight working because of single boot.(don't have any partition of osx left)how should I deal with that ... I really want to run ubuntu 10.10 only!the second question is how i could make a right click with my touchpad.

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Feb 3, 2011

I have a mini wireless keyboard with a touchpad. I've tried following the "synaptic method" that I usually do to disable "tap to click" on a laptop (MaxTapTime 0 in xorg.conf) but it doesn't work.

every time I move the mouse it thinks I'm clicking! Is there any other way to disable this thing?

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Aug 22, 2011

I have a laptop HP 4520s, using Fedora 15 (is fine) gnome3, the unique problem is with touchpad, I can setup in system setting, the tap event works fine, but the right click not work.

I explain more especific, this kind of touchpad is very large and the left and right click are in the touchpad, and when i make a click every time send the left click event. the drag event is very dificoult too with this driver. I was use the same computer with opensuse 11.4 with KDE 4.6, and the touchpad works with out problem.

The touchpad is synaptics.

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Apr 21, 2011

I recently bought a new Envy 14. The Envy 14 has switchable graphics which i figured would give me a problem. I am trying to get Ubuntu 10.10 onto it and have almost achieved it. I am able to load Ubuntu live and then install it. Everything including sound and wireless work perfectly out of the box. The issue comes when I try to install the ATI proprietary drivers. The drivers install and then when i restart it boots to a command prompt. When i run fglrxinfo (i think that was the command) it tells me it can't detect a graphics card. Any help would be awesome. I would love to run Linux on this laptop (running windows for 2 months has been painful).

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Jun 22, 2010

My touchpad mysteriously stopped working in KDE, I had messed with touchpad settings a while back, just general stuff, and on reboot, the touchpad didn't work at all! I purged the entirety of kubuntu-desktop packages, and thought that would fix it. I reinstalled kubuntu-desktop but the problem is still there! It works for the login screen and for gnome, just not kde.

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Aug 29, 2010

I installed Ubuntu 10.4 64Bit today.Here is my machine's config.

System Model VPCEE22FX(Sony Vaio)
System Type x64-based PC
Processor AMD Turion(tm) II P520 Dual-Core Processor, 2300 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB

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It turns out that my touchpad is not working at all.I tried to install some packages.It still aint working.Further my soundmixer is on full blast.Still no sound is coming from my laptop speakers.

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Sep 19, 2010

I can log into ubuntu using my keyboard and mouse but about 5 seconds after I hit enter my mouse quits working. Keyboard still works so I can open terminal and use all keyboard. But, if I hit the touchpad toggle button over and over again many many times in a row, the mouse will start to work and my keyboard stops. I don't know what my course of action is to fix this strange problem. It just started today.

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May 9, 2010

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I created a bootable USB with unetbootin, out of the iso, and loaded up. It all loaded fine, except for the fact that the touchpad didn't work. I had to ctrl+alt+del to shut down. What could be causing this?

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Nov 25, 2010

I have been using Ubuntu 10.10 for about a week now, I have had many, many problems, but usually figure them out by searching through this forum, except this time:I have an HP touchsmart tx2 1025dx laptop. When I installed it, everything worked great, sound, mouse, and even the touchscreen. Right now I noticed that when I press the button on by laptop which toggles the touchpad, it works but after it would freeze the menus, so that they would not drop down, I have confirmed this after many restarts. Now the touchpad has stopped working completely. Although if use the toggle button, it will still freeze by menus. It also somehow stops my keyboard from typing things into programs, like firefox, but still somehow the control-alt delete still lets me restart it.

My question is how can I reset the mouse settings/preferances to how they were when I installed? I found something a while back that was xorgconfig??? but it has since been taken out of ubuntu 10.10 (I read this somewhere, please correct me if I'm wrong.) I hope this is enough information for someone to point me in the right direction.Recap:Laptop Touchpad not workingWhen I press the toggle Touchpad button, messes up the menusUsing HP Touchsmart Tx2 1025dx LaptopLooking for a way to reset/restore sound preferences/settings or enable touchpad/ps: I was able to come here because the touchscreen is still working I ended up doing this:rm -rf .gnome .gnome2 .gconf .gconfd .metacitywhich reset ALL of my settings back to when I installed it, without deleting my programs or files.I found this here: http://linuxfud.wordpress.com/2007/0...re-installing/

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Apr 29, 2010

I try to configure mouse click interval since a single click is recognized as double click by doing it from KDE mouse configuration in system settings; but my attempt doesn't work even (I set the click interval to 2 sec, but doesn't change anything). What is the best way to do this in slackware?

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May 30, 2010

I have an Hp Tx2 tablet with Lucid on and recently my touchpadsiezed to work while resizing a large partition on an external usb hard disk (which I believe has nothing to do with it). The resizing took me a day or 2. Since then, every time I log in, my touchpad freezes. It works fine at the login screen. As far as I recall, I did not do any substantial updates or apt-get installs recentlyWhen I cat /dev/input/mice it does give output, so I assume that it still works, there's just something in between, blocking my touchpad when logging in.

The driver is psmouse I figure (although I would think it's an usb touchpad), and if I remove the module and reload it, that does not make a difference.I already tried blacklisting, and loading after logging in.Anyone any input on how to debug/solve that?One thing I can add is when plugging in a usb mouse, that one does work. But that doesn't change anything on behalve of my touchpad. So it seems they use a different driver

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Nov 10, 2010

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Jun 2, 2011

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Nov 14, 2010

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When I move horizontally in the region, the cursor remains in the same place. If I try it many times it does work, but it's pretty much useless.

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May 10, 2010

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