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    how to enable touchpad on acer on start...

    Hi folks!

    on every start of Ubuntu have to digit [Fn]+F7 to ENABLE touchpad! it does not happen on ubuntu 9.10 livecd or win 7...

    acer aspire E1 32bit

    [CODE$ xinput list
    ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
    ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
    ⎜ ↳ PS/2 Generic Mouse id=12 [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)]
    ↳ Video Bus id=7 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button id=8 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Sleep Button id=9 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HD Webcam id=10 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard id=11 [slave keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Acer WMI hotkeys id=13 [slave keyboard (3)]][/CODE]

    how to fix it?

    tia!
    Last edited by whoever30; June 20th, 2013 at 06:28 PM.

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    Re: how to enable touchpad on acer on start...

    no one?

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    Re: how to enable touchpad on acer on start...

    Hi whoever30.

    12.04 with kernel 3.2.0-27 would be a better choice.

    I've seen posts that say it works better.
    I learn something ubuntu everyday.
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    Re: how to enable touchpad on acer on start...

    thx 4the reply dude!

    but K 3.2.0-27 didn't help with [Fn]+F7 at start...

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    Re: how to enable touchpad on acer on start...

    Quote Originally Posted by whoever30 View Post
    it does not happen on ubuntu 9.10 livecd or win 7...
    add DSL (damn small linux) checked to the list that NO [Fn]+F7 to enable touchpad on start...

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    Re: how to enable touchpad on acer on start...

    Please stop bumping your thread.

    If you feel that you don't get enough answers this might help:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1422475
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