[ltp] Selecting a new Thinkpad

Theodore Ts'o linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 3 Sep 2014 16:40:25 -0400

On Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 09:01:08AM -0400, cesar mena wrote:
> hello guys,
> the clickpad situation is a little more bearable with the new
> xf86-input-synaptics
> and a newish kernel.  that said, it is still unacceptable (as tested on a
> co-worker laptop).

Have you tried with something like this?  It makes the trackpad work
more like buttons (since I prefer using the J-stick to control the
mouse pointer anyway).

					- Ted

# modified from stuff taken from:
# https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Touchpad_Synaptics#Synclient
# https://stuffivelearned.org/doku.php?id=os:linux:general:synapticstouchtricks

synclient RightButtonAreaTop=0
synclient RightButtonAreaRight=4858
synclient RightButtonAreaBottom=5000
synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=3500

synclient MiddleButtonAreaTop=0
synclient MiddleButtonAreaRight=3499
synclient MiddleButtonAreaBottom=5000
synclient MiddleButtonAreaLeft=2800

synclient coastingFriction=50
synclient coastingSpeed=15

#synclient areaTopEdge=0
#synclient areaLeftEdge=4858
#synclient VertEdgeScroll=1
#synclient HorizEdgeScroll=1

synclient areaTopEdge=6000
synclient areaLeftEdge=0
synclient VertEdgeScroll=0
synclient HorizEdgeScroll=0