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

Patrick Coleman blinken at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 20:21:21 WST 2007

On 11/18/07, David Buddrige <dbuddrige at bigpond.com> wrote:
>  Hi all,
>  I run Ubuntu on my laptop, but a constant annoyance is the trackpad.

Hi David,

Try installing the gsynaptics package ('sudo apt-get install
gsynaptics' in a terminal, or use Synaptic). This will give you a
'Touchpad' item in System->Preferences which will let you turn the
trackpad off.


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