[kde-linux] Touchpad scrolling problem
derrick_s at tesco.net
Sun Mar 9 09:43:37 UTC 2008
On Sunday 09 March 2008 07:16, Joe inscribed thus:
> Repost from a week ago. I really hope someone can help me with
> I'm running kde 3.5.8 kubuntu gutsy on an HP Pavilion dv5020us
> notebook with a
> built-in synaptics touchpad. I'm right handed and my finger always
> ends up on the right edge of the touchpad which often causes
> unintentional vertical scrolling that drives me crazy.
> I went into kde system settings - Keyboard and Mouse - touchpad -
> scrolling and unchecked both horizontal and vertical scrolling. I
> also installed ksynaptics which put a short cut to this section in
> my panel.
> Whenever I boot (or log in?) vertical scrolling is still enabled.
> I go to the above settings and it shows it as disabled.
> If I enable it, apply and then disable, apply, then it turns off.
> Any ideas what could cause/fix this?
You may have to make sure that the settings are read during booting.
I had something similar and I had to change one of the "init"
scripts. Maybe someone else will jump in here because I no longer
have the machine in order to go back and have a look at exactly what
HTH a little.
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