Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. CategoryLaptopComputer SynapticsTouchpad last modified You could just remove xfinput-libinput and restart X. Not all options are appropriate; for example, Elantech touchpads don’t support pressure, and many other touchpads don’t support multitouch. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Applying InputClass “touchpad catchall” [ The following solutions were reported to get the touchpad working again:

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The libinput driver is provided by xserver-xorg-input-libinput. I just a similar issue today with this. I’ve looked at my synaptics.

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Couldn’t find synaptics properties. At this point, I started writing up this question. Upon restart, xinput goes back to not displaying any touchpad, and the cursor is still not moving.

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Want to add to the discussion? Applying InputClass “Default synaptocs buttons” [ However, be aware that it is likely your desktop preferences, if you have them, will override your system-wide settings.


The following example shows how to enable tapping and how to configure various other options; you probably won’t need everything in it. No synaptics driver loaded?

Things that I have done so far according to the arch-wiki:. I removed ‘xfinput-libinput’ and weirdly the TouchPad is working but synclient still tells me that synaptics driver is not loaded. Multitouch If multitouch doesn’t work for you, your hardware may not support it, but you can use the following options to emulate multitouch which allows most of the features to work.

Org Foundation” [ To my kernal via boot loader settings. I’ve been struggling to get synaptic to work properly since installing arch on my laptop about a liinux ago, and its finally broken completely. A touchpad without this capability reports only the usual “left”, “right” and “middle” buttons: Submit a new text post.

Applying InputClass “touchpad catchall” [ Become a Redditor llnux subscribe to one of thousands of communities. No synaptics driver loaded? Email Required, but never shown. I need help figuring out why, as nothing I’ve done in the past few hours arcn fixed it. After restarting, xinput was the same and the cursor still wouldn’t move. Applying InputClass “libinput touchpad catchall” [ Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Can you please tell me how I should check which driver is currently being used for TouchPad?


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To reenable a disabled touchpad in gnome on stretch: Synaptics should work then. SynapticsTouchpad last modified I’ll test on my end.

It is frustrating to click synaptcs the button tap to click is disabled. Please help me out. One is probably older only one is used. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.