Thursday, April 5, 2012

How to toggle on/off touchpad in Ubuntu

Somehow touchpad inteferes a lot with typing in Ubuntu. After some experimenting, I found the following script can reliably toggle on/off the touchpad:

For thinkpad X220, we can use Fn+F8 to toggle on/off the touchpad.

I found that the best experience so far can be achieved by disabling touchpad and using keyboard+USB mouse instead.

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