[ltp] Re: E520 - turn off touch pad

Vincent Bernat linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:10:36 +0200

 =E2=9D=A6  8 septembre 2014 18:53 +0200, Vincent Bernat <bernat@luffy.cx>=

>> I've always been able to turn the touch pad off and on in Mint 17 64 bit=
, but
>> when I do, it also turns off the buttons. The Trackpoint device also uses
>> those buttons. I've tried all the options mentioned here. Any
>> suggestions?
> I am using this patch. I am surprised that synclient could turn the
> touchpad off while keeping the soft buttons functional, but I didn't
> test.

BTW, a more simple solution without a patch is to configure the soft
button area to take the whole touchpad. My patch is only useful to keep
gestures and taps.
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