Mousepad - how to disable tapping?

Kamil Jońca kjonca at
Fri Nov 23 00:15:14 PST 2012

Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at> writes:

>> And now everything works fine except two things:
>> 1. Cannot disable tapping. I tried to use "synaptic" driver for this
>> device, but got only something like "cannot determine protocol". 
> if you look at the axis and buttons found, this device looks like a generic
> mouse with two relative axes, a scroll wheel and 3 buttons. most touchpads
> these days have this mode, and while in this mode they implement tapping,
> scrolling etc in the firmware. The solution here is to get the kernel to
> initialise the device into a raw mode, where we get the actual events from

Could You give some closer hints? (Maybe Google term or sth?) 


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