[SATLUG] how to turn off touchpad

Justin Burdette justin.burdette at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 20:13:11 CDT 2009

What distro?

I know in Ubuntu it's possible, but I'd have to look at my laptop to
tell you how to get there.


On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 8:07 PM, Borries Demeler
<demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> The touchpad on my Dell inspiron 9400 is extremely sensity. Just hovering above
> the TP without actually touching it can make the mouse pointer jump around.
> Since I use a USB mouse, I'd rather turn off the touchpad alltogether, but disabling
> it in the BIOS is not doing the trick. Any other suggestions? Is it possible to disable
> it in X?
> -b.
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