[plug] Is it possible to disable trackpad on laptop?

Mike Holland michael.holland at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 09:58:29 WST 2007

David Buddrige wrote:
> Hi all,
> I run Ubuntu on my laptop, but a constant annoyance is the trackpad.  

My old compaq had a hard button to disable the touchpad - very useful!

If you google "touchpad" rather than trackpad, you'll find plenty.
(Assuming you have the usual Synaptics one.)

I don't know of any way to do this in the Ubuntu GUI, so you'll need
to edit.

cheers, Mike

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