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How to enable touchpad click at Fedora 23 (Asus K52JC)?

asked 2016-02-01 04:33:03 -0500

ranek gravatar image

updated 2016-02-01 21:54:26 -0500

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Hi! :) I'm trying to enable touchpad click in Fedora 23 on Asus K52JC, but it doesn't work. Coul'd you help? :) I mean I know that problem isn't new, but I heard that Synaptic drivers aren't longer supported. Is that true? I mean, that's not workin':

cp /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf

Section  "InputClass"
Identifier  "touchpad catchall"
Driver  "synaptics"
MatchIsTouchpad  "on"

####################################
## The lines that you need to add ##
# Enable left mouse button by tapping
Option  "TapButton1"  "1"
# Enable vertical scrolling
Option  "VertEdgeScroll"  "1"
# Enable right mouse button by tapping lower right corner
Option "RBCornerButton" "3"
####################################

MatchDevicePath  "/dev/input/event*"
EndSection

from: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to...

neither this:

cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/01-touchpad.conf 

Section "InputClass"
    Identifier  "tap-by-default and other custom settings"
    MatchIsTouchpad "on"
    Option "TapButton1" "1"
    Option "TapButton2" "1"
    Option "TapButton3" "1"
    Option "VertEdgeScroll" "1"
    Option "HorizEdgeScroll" "1"
    Option "VertTwoFingerScroll" "1"
    Option "HorizTwoFingerScroll" "1"
EndSection

from: https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/ques...

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answered 2016-02-03 23:54:04 -0500

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The default touchpad driver in F23 is xorg-x11-drv-libinput which has different xorg.conf options. look up man libinput man, the option to enable tapping is "Option "Tapping" "on""

That only sets the startup default, desktop environments like gnome and XFCE have adjusted to libinput now and probably overwrite the startup defaults. In that case you'll need to find the DE-specific config tool option - which you already did :)

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answered 2016-02-01 05:24:01 -0500

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updated 2016-02-01 05:50:56 -0500

All right. I just found the solution. ;) :D :D

Just in Settings -> Mouse & Touchpad -> Check to: "Tap to Click". Piece of cake. Damn. 8-)

PS: Anyway works at XFCE ;)

Thanks a lot. :)

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You're the man! :D Simple as water. Thanks! This really works ;)

mephisto gravatar imagemephisto ( 2016-07-31 11:40:28 -0500 )edit

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