[clug-talk] Shut off the 'tap' on my touchpad.

Jon me at jonwatson.ca
Sat Sep 3 08:28:26 PDT 2005


Damn fine question: I have no idea...any idea how I'd find out? I don't have 
any manuals or anything and  the BIOS is totally unhelpful :)

Jon




On September 3, 2005 01:20 pm, Nick Wiltshire wrote:
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> On Saturday 03 September 2005 8:56 am, Jon wrote:
> > Hey All,
> >
> > I'm running Kanotix with KDE on a Dell Inspiron 1000 and my stupid touch
> > pad is driving me nuts. I don't want to shut it off entirely, but I
> > really need to shut off the 'tap' feature.
> >
> > I've been into the KDE control panel and set the following:
> >
> > Peripherals -> Touchpad -> General -> Touch Pad is set to 'off'
> > Peripherals -> Touchpad -> Tapping -> Enable Tapping is unchecked.
> >
> > Yet the neither setting has any effect on the touchpad. It still works
> > (which seems to bely the 'touch pad set to off' setting) and the tapping
> > still works (which seems to bely the 'enable tapping is unchecked'
> > setting).
> >
> > This is killing me...does anyone have any bright ideas?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Jon
>
> Hey Jon,
>
> do you know the model of the touchpad?
>
> Nick
>
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