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Re: Touchpad control on a PowerBook

On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 02:28:33PM +0100, Johannes Mockenhaupt wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 12:01:20PM +0000, Erik Chakravarty wrote:
> > Can anybody think of a way to disable the touchpad temporarily (without
> > restarting X)?
> > 
> > The touchpad is very sensitive under Linux it seems and keeps jumping
> > around documents whilst I'm typing if I accidentally brush close to it.
> from http://ibook.sdbk.de/ibookWiki/Configuration:
> Colin Leroy wrote a userspace application called mouseemu 
> [http://geekounet.org/powerbook/files/mouseemu.tar.gz] that
> handles 2nd and 3rd mouse emulation as well as scroll-wheel emulation
> (ALT+trackpad as default). This also allows to disable the trackpad while
> typing which is very nice if you tend to accidentially touch the trackpad.

The problem I have with this OS X like behaviour is that it makes it
impossible to resize or move a window with Alt/Meta+MMB and Alt/Meta+RMB


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