Re: Disable touchpad completely in KDE
On Fri 26 Jun 2020 at 20:07:46 (-0500), Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 9:21 AM Dan Ritter <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Paul Johnson wrote:
> > > I'm trying to work out where I can disable the touchpad completely in
> > KDE.
> > > I can seem to do it when certain devices are plugged in, but there
> > doesn't
> > > seem to be a way to make it always off. I've got a trackpoint and the
> > > touchpad just exists to get in the way.
> > If your system is using xinput:
> > xinput will tell you about the I/O devices you have, giving you
> > numbers.
> > xinput list followed by one of those device numbers will give
> > you lots of output, so you can be sure you've got the right one.
> > xinput disable followed by that device number should, in fact,
> > disable it.
> > Let us know if you aren't using xinput.
> I'm not seeing the touchpad listed.
> baloo@wojtek:~$ xinput
> ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
> ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
> ⎜ ↳ SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad id=15 [slave pointer (2)]
> ⎜ ↳ TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint id=16 [slave pointer (2)]
> ⎜ ↳ PixArt USB Optical Mouse id=11 [slave pointer (2)]
> ⎜ ↳ CHICONY USB Keyboard id=12 [slave pointer (2)]
> ⎣ Virtual core keyboard id=3 [master keyboard (2)]
> ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard id=5 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ Power Button id=6 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ Video Bus id=7 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ Video Bus id=8 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ Sleep Button id=9 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ Integrated Camera: Integrated C id=13 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard id=14 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ ThinkPad Extra Buttons id=17 [slave keyboard (3)]
> ↳ CHICONY USB Keyboard id=10 [slave keyboard (3)]