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    Question disable tap to click on wireless keyboard?

    Hello,

    I've purchased a Perixx 716 wireless keyboard for my macbook running 12.04. Although the keyboard and mouse work, I can't disable tap to click on the wireless keyboard's integrated touchpad. I tried installing "Pointing Device Settings", but it only shows the apple touchpad.

    Can anyone please help me fix this? Please let me know if you need more information.

    Thanks,
    Matt

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    Re: disable tap to click on wireless keyboard?

    Quote Originally Posted by mbaucco View Post
    Hello,

    I've purchased a Perixx 716 wireless keyboard for my macbook running 12.04. Although the keyboard and mouse work, I can't disable tap to click on the wireless keyboard's integrated touchpad. I tried installing "Pointing Device Settings", but it only shows the apple touchpad.

    Can anyone please help me fix this? Please let me know if you need more information.

    Thanks,
    Matt
    I am having the same exact issue with my newly purchased logitech wireless keyboard/touchpad and ubuntu 12.04

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    Re: disable tap to click on wireless keyboard?

    Hello,
    I am not sure about USB keyboards or mice but with the trackpad on the macbook if you install synaptiks it lets you disable the trackpad at will.
    I am not sure if it will be used to manage the wireless keyboard and mouse but you could give it a try!

    It can be found in the ubuntu software center under synaptiks. Hope this helps!
    Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. - Carl Sagan

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    Re: disable tap to click on wireless keyboard?

    Thanks for the suggestion! Unfortunately it tells me I do not have a synaptics touchpad installed. I read somewhere about some touchpads being ALPs or PS/2, but couldn't find a fix that I could understand with my limited knowledge of Linux.

    Thanks again,
    Matt

    edit: here is some information from xinput list:

    ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
    ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
    ⎜ ↳ Chicony USB Wireless HID Receiver id=9 [slave pointer (2)]
    ⎣ Virtual core keyboard id=3 [master keyboard (2)]
    ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard id=5 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button id=6 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button id=7 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Chicony USB Wireless HID Receiver id=8 [slave keyboard (3)]

    As far as I can tell, the trackpad is using the evdev driver.
    Last edited by mbaucco; April 22nd, 2013 at 08:14 PM.

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