It is frustrating to click with the button tap to click is disabled. Org XInput Driver [ Comment out any old config for synaptics before replacing it with this new config. Things that I have done so far according to the arch-wiki: Submit a new text post. You could just remove xfinput-libinput and restart X. At this point, I started writing up this question.

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No synaptics driver loaded? This can of course be omitted. I’ve been struggling to get synaptic to work properly since installing arch on my laptop about a year ago, and its finally broken completely. The following snyaptics were reported to get the touchpad synapticw again: Well it seems libinput is a hard dep now checking dependencies Sign up using Facebook.

If I left out any important log files or anything, let me know and I’ll post them. To my kernal via boot loader settings. Multitouch If multitouch doesn’t work for you, your hardware may not support it, but you can use the following options to emulate multitouch which allows most of the features to work.


Org XInput driver, version SynapticsTouchpad last modified I’ve looked at my synaptics. I’m pretty sure that was my touchpad, and it’s now missing.

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This is starting to drive me crazy. One is probably older only one is used.

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I fixed this a while ago, turned out I had a sketchy drivers from the aur rather than the official synaptic one. If you leave it in, you should make sure all new users have sensible options set by copying a working. Applying InputClass “touchpad catchall” [ Applying InputClass “libinput touchpad catchall” [ I need help figuring out why, as nothing I’ve done in the past few hours has fixed it.

Applying InputClass “Default clickpad buttons” [ Hey I have that same touchpad The libinput driver is provided by xserver-xorg-input-libinput.

Arcy InputClass “evdev touchpad catchall” [ To reenable a disabled touchpad in gnome on stretch: Ignoring device from InputClass “touchpad ignore duplicates”.


I’ve left out the parts under Virtual core keyboard because they don’t change throughout this process.

I tried both and even after restart the numbers never change, I think they are timestamps? No synaptics driver loaded? Want to add to the discussion?

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Post as a guest Name. Glad you got everything working again. I just a similar issue today with this. Synaptic, be aware that it is likely your desktop preferences, if you have them, will override your system-wide settings. Can somebody please help me install synaptics or atleast help me turn on tap to click in libinput?