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Re: Disable selecting with trackpad?

pbbuttonsd - i just installed it on my ibookG4 and no more a trackpad selection.

Stephen Sefick

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Ross Gohlke<ross@grinz.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have a Powerbook 12" 1.5GHZ. I am using XFCE as my window manager. I am
> running kernel with Debian Squeeze.
> Is there any way to prevent the trackpad from being used to click? When I
> move my mouse across the screen with the trackpad it frequently clicks on
> things and selects as I drag. My trackpad is worn out, so using a lot of
> pressure doesn't work very well.
> I have set Drag and Drop Threshold and Double Click Time and Distance to
> maximum in Settings > Mouse > Behavior. I have also tried changing Feedback
> and Threshold for both Configure and appletouch under Settings > Mouse >
> Devices.
> I turned this "feature" off under Mac OS X. Is there an equivalent (GUI or
> CLI) under Debian?
> Thanks,
> Ross Gohlke
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Stephen Sefick

Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are
so little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and
make us feel like gods.  We are mammals, and have not exhausted the
annoying little problems of being mammals.

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