HP Pavilion eg-0077 touchpad

decusgeek

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My new Pavilion is great except for one thing: the touchpad doesn't work with Linux Mint. No problem with using the mouse, just the touchpad. With Windows I can use both. I'd like to use both with LM too.
 


captain-sensible

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probably first identify it:

these commands help on mine:


Code:
bash-5.0# xinput list
⎡ Virtual core pointer                        id=2    [master pointer  (3)]
⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer                  id=4    [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ PixArt USB Optical Mouse                    id=9    [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad                    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)]
    ↳ Power Button                                id=8    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HP TrueVision HD Camera: HP Tru             id=10    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard                id=11    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HP Wireless hotkeys                         id=13    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HP WMI hotkeys                              id=14    [slave  keyboard (3)]
bash-5.0# egrep -i 'synap|alps|etps' /proc/bus/input/devices
N: Name="ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad"
bash-5.0#
 
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