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Re: synaptics issues while typing

I've just tried that and I think it finally works!  Thanks a lot.


On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 01:29:17 +0100
Ruben Vandeginste <snowbender@gmail.com> wrote:

> At Sun, 28 Jan 2007 16:50:03 +0000,
> Ananda Samaddar wrote:
> > 
> > Forgot to mention, I also commented out the section for the
> > synaptics input device in xorg.conf but the touchpad was still
> > enabled.  The mouse is on /dev/psaux.  Is there any way to disable
> > this device?
> If I'm not mistaken, the touchpad on the iBook G3 700Mhz, is not a
> synaptics touchpad.  I used to have such an iBook (the 800Mhz model)
> and I remember you could configure the trackpad through pbbuttonsd.
> Do you already use pbbuttonsd?  If you look at the configuration
> options with "man pbbuttonsd.conf", you'll see you can use it to
> configure the trackpad settings to "drag, notap, tap, lock".  I think
> I always set it to "notap".  This means you will not have any
> accidental "clicks", but you are still able to move the mouse pointer.
> Does that solve your problem?
> I believe you could also look at "mouseemu", but I've never used that
> myself.  "mouseemu" provides an option to avoid accidental tapping on
> the touchpad while typing. (pbbutonsd provides that option also, but
> it is not always stable)
> I don't know how to completely disable the trackpad though.
> Kind regards,
> Ruben
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