[sf-lug] turn off trackpad at startup

jason stone jasonstone at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 20:32:43 PDT 2011


Are you wanting to disable it at startup and then after?  If so, perhaps you have option of disabling in the BIOS.  I've done so with my Thinkpad W510

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On Apr 18, 2011, at 8:04 PM, "Eric W. Rasmussen" <ericwrasmussen at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is a command that I would like to be run at login
> xinput set-int-prop "ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad" "Device Enabled" 8 0
> We put it in at the end of the .bashrc and it doesn't activate until I open a terminal
> We used it as a script in the GNOME startup, but that didn't work
> we inserted it into /etc/X11/xinit/xintrc  and that didn't work, either.
> we inserted it into etc/rc2.d , with no avail.
> How do I keep the trackpad from activating on startup????
> Much thanks to the LUG group for all the help
> ewr
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