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Re: how to disable tap from touchpad

On 06/17/2009 11:19 AM, Tarun Ramakrishna wrote:
Hi Francois,

I am fresh fedora 11 user and was also searching for this setting in KDE
to tap on my T61.  I was unable to find it in the standard admin
utilities. However, I hunted and  found a utility 'gsynaptics' that is
specifically meant to configure the touchpad.  (just do "yum install

Being a KDE user, I tried to see whether there was a 'ksynaptics' too.
Turns out there we have both 'ksynaptics' _and_ a 'qsynaptics', but of
all three, 'gsynaptics' appears to be the only one out of alpha and it
works well. :)

Best Regards,

Try looking into the BIOS to disable the tap function.

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Mikkel L. Ellertson

<mikkel infinity-ltd com <mailto:mikkel infinity-ltd com>> wrote:>
    Konstantin Svist wrote:
     > Markus Kesaromous wrote:
     >> Since I have an external mouse, I tape a square cardboard on the
     >> Works for me! :) :)
     > Some laptops have an off-switch for the touchpad. Any idea how to
     > it turn off by default?
    I would check for a BIOS setting. I can set my touchpad to work when
    I have a mouse plugged in, auto-disable when I have an external
    mouse, or disabled all the time.


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