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Ole Erik

Touchpad acting wierd.

Postby Ole Erik » Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:59 pm

Hi again!

So, i have mint installed on my laptop, but i have one problem.

The touchpad sometimes work and sometimes dont.

Ican move the mouse around but after some second it stops moving for 1 - 10 sec. When it stops the mousebuttons works.

It works perfect under windows and the live cd.

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Re: Touchpad acting wierd.

Postby Husse » Thu Mar 27, 2008 4:57 pm

Is this random?
I've been having similar problems with an optical mouse lately, but I've found out that it has to do with Firefox directly and/or my internet connection (seeding with 63kB/s which is close to where it has side effects)
If you think this is not it post your /etc/xorg.conf and which touchpad you have - there are issues with some
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Re: Touchpad acting wierd.

Postby MagnusB » Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:27 am

If you have a "disable pad" button, I find that this causes issues when re activating the pad. Sometimes it locks the screen, other times it takes about 10-30 seconds for the pad to be activated again, at least on my HP dv6618eo.
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