No option in mint 21.3 to have touchpad Disabled while mouse attached

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Fran1974
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No option in mint 21.3 to have touchpad Disabled while mouse attached

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There is no option in mint 21.3 to have touchpad Disabled while mouse is attached.
If you turn mousepad off, it stays off every reboot, so if you ever reboot w/o a mouse, you are screwed.
Please add back that control panel option
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System-Laptop 24-04-02
  Kernel: 5.15.0-101-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.4.0 Desktop: MATE 1.26.0
    info: mate-panel wm: marco 1.26.0 dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Linux Mint 21.3 Virginia
    base: Ubuntu 22.04 jammy
Machine:
  Type: Laptop Mobo: N/A model: N/A serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends LLC.
    v: NP03_LP4XB556_BM04x_P2C1U2M5L1A2T0F3S1 date: 10/25/2023
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT1 charge: 23.7 Wh (73.8%) condition: 32.1/33.9 Wh (94.8%) volts: 7.7 min: 7.7
    model: LiP5000 JSL2022 type: Li-poly serial: <filter> status: Discharging cycles: 8
CPU:
  Info: quad core model: Intel Celeron N5095 bits: 64 type: MCP smt: <unsupported> arch: Tremont
    rev: 0 cache: L1: 256 KiB L2: 1.5 MiB L3: 4 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 2848 high: 2880 min/max: 800/2900 cores: 1: 2880 2: 2861 3: 2850 4: 2804
    bogomips: 15974
  Flags: ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
Graphics:
  Device-1: Intel JasperLake [UHD Graphics] driver: i915 v: kernel ports: active: eDP-1
    empty: DP-1,HDMI-A-1,HDMI-A-2 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:4e55 class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: icSpring camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-5:5 chip-ID: 32e6:9005
    class-ID: 0e02
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.21.1.4 compositor: marco v: 1.26.0 driver: X:
    loaded: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa gpu: i915 display-ID: :0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x285mm (20.0x11.2") s-diag: 582mm (22.9")
  Monitor-1: eDP-1 model: BOE Display res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 142 size: 344x194mm (13.5x7.6")
    diag: 395mm (15.5") modes: 1920x1080
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics (JSL) v: 4.6 Mesa 23.2.1-1ubuntu3.1~22.04.2
    direct render: Yes
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:4dc8
    class-ID: 0403
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.15.0-101-generic running: yes
  Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.20 running: no
  Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.99.1 running: yes
  Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.48 running: yes
Network:
  Message: No device data found.
  IF-ID-1: wlxa843a437b057 state: up mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
  Device-1: Realtek 802.11ac NIC type: USB driver: btusb,rtl8821cu bus-ID: 1-8:7
    chip-ID: 0bda:c820 class-ID: e001 serial: <filter>
  Report: hciconfig ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: up address: <filter> bt-v: 2.1 lmp-v: 4.2
    sub-v: f098 hci-v: 4.2 rev: 75b8
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 491.59 GiB used: 51.86 GiB (10.5%)
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: HEORIADY model: SSD HEORIADY M.2 512GB size: 476.94 GiB speed: 6.0 Gb/s
    type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 1A0 scheme: GPT
  ID-2: /dev/sdb type: USB model: General UDisk size: 14.65 GiB type: N/A serial: <filter>
    rev: 5.00
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 113.71 GiB used: 25.06 GiB (22.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5
  ID-2: /boot/efi size: 296 MiB used: 32.6 MiB (11.0%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda1
Swap:
  ID-1: swap-1 type: file size: 2 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2 file: /swapfile
USB:
  Hub-1: 1-0:1 info: Hi-speed hub with single TT ports: 8 rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s
    chip-ID: 1d6b:0002 class-ID: 0900
  Device-1: 1-2:2 info: LogiLink UDisk flash drive type: Mass Storage driver: usb-storage
    interfaces: 1 rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s power: 100mA chip-ID: abcd:1234 class-ID: 0806
    serial: <filter>
  Device-2: 1-3:3 info: Lenovo Optical Mouse type: Mouse driver: hid-generic,usbhid
    interfaces: 1 rev: 2.0 speed: 1.5 Mb/s power: 100mA chip-ID: 17ef:608d class-ID: 0301
  Device-3: 1-4:4 info: SiGma Micro USB Keyboard type: Keyboard,HID driver: hid-generic,usbhid
    interfaces: 2 rev: 1.1 speed: 12 Mb/s power: 100mA chip-ID: 1c4f:007c class-ID: 0300
  Device-4: 1-5:5 info: icSpring camera type: Video driver: uvcvideo interfaces: 2 rev: 2.0
    speed: 480 Mb/s power: 100mA chip-ID: 32e6:9005 class-ID: 0e02
  Device-5: 1-6:6 info: Genesys Logic microSD Reader/Writer type: Mass Storage
    driver: usb-storage interfaces: 1 rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s power: 500mA chip-ID: 05e3:0727
    class-ID: 0806 serial: <filter>
  Device-6: 1-8:7 info: Realtek 802.11ac NIC type: Bluetooth driver: btusb,rtl8821cu
    interfaces: 3 rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s power: 500mA chip-ID: 0bda:c820 class-ID: e001
    serial: <filter>
  Hub-2: 2-0:1 info: Super-speed hub ports: 6 rev: 3.1 speed: 10 Gb/s chip-ID: 1d6b:0003
    class-ID: 0900
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 63.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Repos:
  Packages: 2379 apt: 2372 flatpak: 7
  No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list
  Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
    1: deb http: //packages.linuxmint.com virginia main upstream import backport
    2: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy main restricted universe multiverse
    3: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates main restricted universe multiverse
    4: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    5: deb http: //security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jammy-security main restricted universe multiverse
Info:
  Processes: 252 Uptime: 17m wakeups: 1 Memory: 15.4 GiB used: 2.1 GiB (13.7%) Init: systemd
  v: 249 runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 11.4.0 alt: 11/12 Client: Unknown python3.10 client
  inxi: 3.3.13
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Re: No option in mint 21.3 to have touchpad Disabled while mouse attached

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Welcome to the Forum.

I have that option in Cinnamon:
Screenshot from 2024-04-02 21-05-29.png
Are you saying it was removed from MATE?
Tell Mint developers, not sure how much control they have over MATE:
https://github.com/orgs/linuxmint/discussions
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Re: No option in mint 21.3 to have touchpad Disabled while mouse attached

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