[synaptics] Require minimal finger move for moving cursor

Vladimir Dergachev volodya at mindspring.com
Fri Apr 12 14:57:13 UTC 2024

On Fri, 12 Apr 2024, kaycee gb wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a "crappy" touchpad on my dell laptop that drives me crazy. I am
> unable to fix the sensitivity/jump problems when clicking. I tried different
> things. Sometimes it seems to help/make the jumps less present but not really
> for a long time.

Dell touchpads are usually pretty good.

I suggest to check which touchpad driver is being used, there might be 
some useful messages in dmesg or /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

Another possibility is that the battery went bad, is buldging and pushing 
on the touchpad.


Vladimir Dergachev

> Thinking about that, I wonder how it would be possible to require a minimal
> finger motion before the cursor can move ? Is it doable ? Coding needed ?
> Thanks in advance,
> K.

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