(I'm assuming that the touchpad options are set properly under 'Mouse Preferences')
Try installing gpointing-devices-settings and tweaking the trackpad settings from there.
On my ThinkPad T61, the touchpad stopped working in Ubuntu 11.10 & LM12 after working flawlessly for a while.
I installed gpointing-devices-settings and upon starting it for the first time, I found that the 'Disable touchpad' option was checked. (No clue why. The settings on Mouse Preferences were normal.) Upon unchecking that box, the trackpad has been working like a champ. Zero problems.
Hope that helps.
hasan wrote:hi there can anyone help me ? i am new user of linux mint i got some problem ?
AyeCapn wrote:when I try to run gpointing-device-settings I get this:
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peter@Lappy-LM13 ~ $ gpointing-device-settings
'sudo modprobe -r psmouse && sudo modprobe psmouse'
vibhudost wrote:i had the same problem, but i tried a different thing which worked for me...
I restarted the mouse drivers by typing in terminal
sudo rmmod psmouse
sudo modprobe psmouse
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frank75riz wrote:I had this problem on my Acer Aspire One, while running Ubuntu and followed these instructions. I hope it works one Mint 12......
1. Open a terminal
2. cd /etc/modprobe.d/ (enter)
3. gksudo gedit options.conf (enter)
4. In the text editor that pops up type: options psmouse proto=imps
5. Save the file and close it
6. sudo modprobe -r psmouse (enter)
7. sudo modprobe psmouse (enter)
I hope this works for you. You might have to hit Fn+F7.
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