[ltp] Selecting a new Thinkpad

cesar mena linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 9 Sep 2014 15:42:12 -0400

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thanks theodore,

this helps ... a little.
i hadn't realized how much i did used the trackpad before.

On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 4:40 PM, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:

> 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
> --
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<div dir=3D"ltr"><div class=3D"gmail_default" style=3D"font-family:tahoma,s=
ans-serif;color:#0b5394">thanks theodore,</div><div class=3D"gmail_default"=
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=3D"gmail_default" style=3D"font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;color:#0b5394">th=
is helps ... a little.=C2=A0</div><div class=3D"gmail_default" style=3D"fon=
t-family:tahoma,sans-serif;color:#0b5394">i hadn&#39;t realized how much i =
did used the trackpad before. =C2=A0</div><div class=3D"gmail_default" styl=
e=3D"font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;color:#0b5394">*sigh*</div><div class=3D=
"gmail_default" style=3D"font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;color:#0b5394"><br><=
/div><div class=3D"gmail_default" style=3D"font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;co=
lor:#0b5394"><br></div></div><div class=3D"gmail_extra"><br><div class=3D"g=
mail_quote">On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 4:40 PM, Theodore Ts&#39;o <span dir=3D"=
ltr">&lt;<a href=3D"mailto:tytso@mit.edu" target=3D"_blank">tytso@mit.edu</=
a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"margin:0=
 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><span class=3D"">On =
Wed, Sep 03, 2014 at 09:01:08AM -0400, cesar mena wrote:<br>
&gt; hello guys,<br>
&gt; the clickpad situation is a little more bearable with the new<br>
&gt; xf86-input-synaptics<br>
&gt; and a newish kernel.=C2=A0 that said, it is still unacceptable (as tes=
ted on a<br>
&gt; co-worker laptop).<br>
</span>Have you tried with something like this?=C2=A0 It makes the trackpad=
more like buttons (since I prefer using the J-stick to control the<br>
mouse pointer anyway).<br>
=C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=
=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 - Ted<br=
# modified from stuff taken from:<br>
# <a href=3D"https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Touchpad_Synaptics#Syncli=
ent" target=3D"_blank">https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Touchpad_Synapt=
# <a href=3D"https://stuffivelearned.org/doku.php?id=3Dos:linux:general:syn=
apticstouchtricks" target=3D"_blank">https://stuffivelearned.org/doku.php?i=
synclient RightButtonAreaTop=3D0<br>
synclient RightButtonAreaRight=3D4858<br>
synclient RightButtonAreaBottom=3D5000<br>
synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=3D3500<br>
synclient MiddleButtonAreaTop=3D0<br>
synclient MiddleButtonAreaRight=3D3499<br>
synclient MiddleButtonAreaBottom=3D5000<br>
synclient MiddleButtonAreaLeft=3D2800<br>
synclient coastingFriction=3D50<br>
synclient coastingSpeed=3D15<br>
#synclient areaTopEdge=3D0<br>
#synclient areaLeftEdge=3D4858<br>
#synclient VertEdgeScroll=3D1<br>
#synclient HorizEdgeScroll=3D1<br>
synclient areaTopEdge=3D6000<br>
synclient areaLeftEdge=3D0<br>
synclient VertEdgeScroll=3D0<br>
synclient HorizEdgeScroll=3D0<br>
<div class=3D"HOEnZb"><div class=3D"h5">--<br>
The linux-thinkpad mailing list home page is at:<br>
<a href=3D"http://mailman.linux-thinkpad.org/mailman/listinfo/linux-thinkpa=
d" target=3D"_blank">http://mailman.linux-thinkpad.org/mailman/listinfo/lin=