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Debian GNU/Linux Reference Guide
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3.3.3 Touchpad

Although the touchpad on a laptop computer emulates a 2-button PS/2 mouse as the default behavior, the tpconfig package enables full control of the device. For example, setting OPTIONS="--tapmode=0" in /etc/default/tpconfig will disable pesky "click by tap" behavior. Set /etc/gpm.conf as follows to use both touchpad and USB external mouse on the console:

     device=/dev/psaux
     responsiveness=
     repeat_type=ms3
     type=autops2
     append="-M -m /dev/input/mice -t autops2"
     sample_rate=

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