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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] alps touch pad on i8600

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  • Alexander Toresson
    Note that those instructions aren t only usable on gentoo. If you ignore the emerge stuff (and the kernel config part if you re using a pre-compiled kernel
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 5, 2006
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      Note that those instructions aren't only usable on gentoo. If you
      ignore the emerge stuff (and the kernel config part if you're using a
      pre-compiled kernel from a binary distro) the instructions do work on
      almost any distro.

      On 1/5/06, Paul V. Gratz <pgratz@...> wrote:
      > BTW if you are running gentoo, this page has great instructions on
      > setting it up:
      >
      > http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Synaptics_Touchpad
      >
      > Paul
      >
      >
      > On Thursday 05 January 2006 12:49 pm, FuturePast wrote:
      > > Hello,
      > >
      > > Configuration for the touchpad is in your X config file
      > > (e.g. /etc/X11/xorg.conf) and look for the section containing:
      > > Section "InputDevice"
      > > Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad"
      > > Driver "synaptics"
      > >
      > > See the driver homepage for more details:
      > > http://web.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/
      > >
      > > Cheers
      > > D
      > >
      > >
      > > On 5 Jan 2006 16:31:33 -0000, linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      > > <linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
      > > > Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 00:18:19 -0800
      > > > From: "Douglas S. Oliver" <dsoliver@...>
      > > > Subject: alps touch pad on i8600
      > > >
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      > > > I forgot to ask about another problem I'm having: I want to disable the
      > > > tap function on my alps touch pad. I keep touching it accidently, which
      > > > gives commands I don't want or didn't intend. I much prefer the buttons.
      > > > I haven't found an option to do anything except pointer movement and
      > > > sensitivity in Gnome. Thanks -- Douglas
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