No synaptics driver loaded? I made the directory and it worked, even two finger tap for right click. Post as a guest Name. SynapticsTouchpad last modified If you need to reset your password, click here. BB code is On. Originally Posted by rlcosta14 Hello, recently updated to Debian 9.

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Package: xserver-xorg-input-synaptics (1.8.1-1)

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You can use the synclient command as usually after installing the required package:.

This does the trick for me in similar situation under Debian 8. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place!

[SOLVED] Touchpad not working after Debian Stretch

Synaptics TouchPad driver for X. Do I have to be ‘root’ to do this, or can I sudo it from my usual account?


Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand synaaptics your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. If you can’t find synclient, install first: Change to libinput Xorg driver in Debian 9 “Stretch”.

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Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I think you can restart X instead of the whole system. In recent systems as many distros are moving to Wayland, synaptics driver is no longer used. otuchpad

I don’t want to do a permanent disable, nor do I want an automated disable IE, whenever a USB mouse is detected, or whenever typing is debiaI just want it on when its on, and off when I want it off.

I am using Debian 8. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Is it possible to have two finger tap for “right click”? SimonBaldwin Give a look here: Email Required, but never shown. Though this config did something unexpected to the touchpad’s acceleration. BB code is On. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.


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Input DevicesLaptopImplemented in: Org X server to enable advanced features of the Synaptics Touchpad synaptic Can anyone help me with this? Org server This package provides an input driver for the X.

The synclient and syndaemon commands don’t work with the libinput driver and will instead exit with an synaptlcs message such as: Debian 9 “Stretch” In most casesmake sure you have xserver-xorg-input-libinput xserver-xorg-input-evdev xserver-xorg-input-mouse installed, and not the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package. You can use the synclient command as usually after installing the required package: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

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