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(Solved) Tap to click on touchpad no longer works (Asus, xf

Postby ellipse55 on Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:39 pm

Hi all,

I've just had the big upgrade (5 - 1500 packages approx.) on my lmde xfce system (on an ASUS a52f laptop) and tapping to click on the touchpad no longer works. Two-finger scrolling and moving the cursor around do still work fine. I've tried using gpointing-device-settings (with sudo) but I get an error message when launching the program (it does launch anyway) and after executing: "An X error occurred. The error was BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter)." Would somebody have an an idea on how I could solve this problem...

Thanks in advance for all responses.
Pierre.
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Re: Tap to click on touchpad no longer works (Asus, xfce lmd

Postby xircon on Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:58 pm

Hmmm, what does:
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synclient tapbutton1=1

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Re: Tap to click on touchpad no longer works (Asus, xfce lmd

Postby ellipse55 on Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:25 am

It returns perfection! It has solved the problem. Many thanks!

Best,
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Re: (Solved) Tap to click on touchpad no longer works (Asus,

Postby mortan on Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:46 am

Thank you very much!
Worked here aswell.

Is there any need to redo this each boot?
Is there any chance for automation?

Thank you,
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Re: (Solved) Tap to click on touchpad no longer works (Asus,

Postby xircon on Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:31 pm

Write a script:
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#!/bin/bash
synclient tapbutton1=1


Add to start up programs... How, depends on your Desktop Environment.

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