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<br>'''Description:''' Scrolling feature on touchpad does not work.
<br>'''Description:''' Scrolling feature on touchpad does not work.
<br>'''Systems Affected:''' Inspiron 1420n.
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<br>'''Impact:''' Scrolling sideways and up/down on touchpad does not work.  
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<br>'''Impact:''' Scrolling sideways and up/down on touchpad does not work.
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<br>'''Fix:''' Work in Progress. See [https://bugs.launchpad.net/redfish/+bug/129477 LP129477].<br>
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<br>'''Workaround:''' Install package [http://linux.dell.com/wiki-files/psmouse-dkms_2.6.20-16.29-1_all.deb psmouse-dkms_2.6.20-16.29-1_all.deb] and then reload the module:
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$ rmmod psmouse
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$ modprobe psmouse
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To enable horizontal scrolling, change the parameter ''HorizScrollDelta'' in /etc/X11/xorg.conf from 0 to 50, or run the following script:
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#!/bin/bash
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sed -i '/\W*Option\W\+"HorizScrollDelta"\W\+"0"/s/"0"/"50"/g' /etc/X11/xorg.conf
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Finally, restart the graphics display manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + <Backspace> at the same time.
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<br>'''Fix:''' Work in Progress. See [https://bugs.launchpad.net/dell/+bug/129477 LP129477].<br>

Latest revision as of 03:13, 28 August 2007


Description: Scrolling feature on touchpad does not work.
Systems Affected: Inspiron 1420n.
Impact: Scrolling sideways and up/down on touchpad does not work.
Workaround: Install package psmouse-dkms_2.6.20-16.29-1_all.deb and then reload the module:

$ rmmod psmouse
$ modprobe psmouse

To enable horizontal scrolling, change the parameter HorizScrollDelta in /etc/X11/xorg.conf from 0 to 50, or run the following script:

#!/bin/bash
sed -i '/\W*Option\W\+"HorizScrollDelta"\W\+"0"/s/"0"/"50"/g' /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Finally, restart the graphics display manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + <Backspace> at the same time.


Fix: Work in Progress. See LP129477.

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