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Lenovo Y50-70 Touchpad Hotkey

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:34 pm
by nfld.republic
Hi Folks,

I have seen a few posts via Google University on enabling the Fn-F6 hotkey combination to enable/disable the touchpad in Linux Mint 18. I have tried the Mint 17 fix by updating

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/lib/udev/hwdb.d/60-keyboard.hwdb
with:

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# Lenovo 20378
keyboard:dmi:bvn*:bvr*:svnLENOVO*:pn*20378*:pvr*
 KEYBOARD_KEY_f3=f21 # Fn+F6 (toggle touchpad)
The "original" command to update the HWDB appears to have changed from

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udevadm hwdb --update
with

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systemd-hwdb update
but that does not work either.

Ironically, the Fn-F6 works with the LiveCD...

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks!