TouchPad support, revisited

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TouchPad support, revisited

Postby descasa » Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:30 pm

Hi all.

In a previous post, I wrote about getting my Touchpad's right edge to work like the scroll wheel on a mouse. Part of the solution was inserting a coupl'a lines into xorg.conf.

I've upgraded to GhostBSD 10.1, where xorg uses default values instead of consulting xorg.conf, so I can't insert the needed lines. I tried X --configure, used the resulting .conf without inserting the Touchpad support, and it complained about the video driver (I think) and went back to console. So I deleted the .conf file and just let xorg do its thing without the .conf. I now have to content myself with using the vertical scroll bars.

Not really a show-stopper, just that I want to spend more time in GhostBSD than Linux, and the latter is more convenient because of the scroll wheel emulation on the Touchpad
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Re: TouchPad support, revisited

Postby ericbsd » Sun Feb 07, 2016 8:00 am

I do not use Xorg to setup my trackpad because it doesn't work since 10.#.

I do follow your configuration and it still work on my side.
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