[PlanetCCRMA] [OT] Trackpad help

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Feb 21 17:10:02 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 13:04, Mitchell Turner wrote:
> Sorry if this is the wrong forum to post this question to.
> I'm setting up my first Linux system.  I've got Fedora 3 (on a Fry's 
> "Great Quality" laptop) and planet ccrma running fine.  My problem is 
> with the trackpad.  It defaults so that tapping the trackpad is the 
> same as a click. I'd like to change the settings on my trackpad so that 
> tap is off, and so that the speed of the mouse is slowed down.
> I have searched the net for information on this but have found nothing 
> that works.  I looked for a "trackpad" file at:
> /etc/sysconfig/trackpad
> but no such file is on my system.  I do have:
> /etc/sysconfic/mouse
> This "mouse" file says:
> FULLNAME="Synaptics - Synaptics Touchpad"
> MOUSETYPE="imps2"
> XEMU3="yes"
> DEVICE=/dev/input/mice
> I am unsure how to proceed.  How can I edit my trackpad's settings.

It looks like there is a project that addresses this:
But I have not tried it myself....

-- Fernando