• Right Click not working on my touchpad after upgrade


    Hello

    Please am having an issue with me touchpad, my right click doesnt work after upgrade, everything else is fine CTRL+C and CTRL+V works perfectly my tap to click and also two finger scrolling works but my right click doesnt work, can some help me with this?

  • I have the same problem after updating. I can only “two finger tab” to right click, and scrolling has become slower.

  • My two finger tab to right click isnt working as well

  • Guys, what DEs do you use? Touchpad is controlled differently in different DEs.

  • @just Gnome. It seems like it started using libinput instead of synaptics

  • How do i get libinput to work please? i use GNOME

  • Please can you help?

  • OK. Assuming you’re all using Gnome:

    • uninstall xf86-input-synaptics pkg
      sudo pacman -Rcnsu xf86-input-synaptics
      
    • check that xf86-input-libinput is installed
      pacman -Qi xf86-input-libinput
      
    • important - logout-login

    Now, when you click Mouse & Touchpad icon in Gnome Settings, you’ll see not only the General and Mouse but also the Touchpad section. It was missing because of installed xf86-input-synaptics:

    0_1495792341562_gnome-touchpad.png

    With the settings, shown on the picture, the right-click works with two-fingers tap, mouse and touchpad speed may be adjusted as you wish.

  • Thanks alot… it worked

  • It did not work for me. I can only left click on the lowest part of the touch pad, and right click does not work. I used to click on the whole touchpad.
    Only touch to click works. And it is the same in X11 and Wayland.

  • Same here:slight_frown: It did not seem to work for me. In fact, after logging in and then out, nothing noticable changed at all (unlike with ANB08)

    Keep trying, never give up. In the end, you will find that it was all worth it

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  • tap the touchpad with your two fingers people u dont have to click the touch pad anymore just tap the touch pad with two finger #TAP

  • I know… but that isn’t working when I tap to right click:slight_frown:

    Keep trying, never give up. In the end, you will find that it was all worth it

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  • Do not tap with two fingers with fingers, tightly gathered one to another. Keep two fingers slightly separated, distant 2-4 mm one from another. A tap should be brief and decisive, it shouldn’t be a long and gentle touch.

  • Thanks, but that is how I have been trying it, and it’s still not doing anything

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  • Please, post back here the full output of:

    pacman -Q libinput xf86-input-libinput xf86-input-synaptics
    

    Include the command, as it has been typed in in terminal, and the final bash (or zsh) prompt which follows the output on a blank line.

  • Here it is:

     $ pacman -Q libinput xf86-input-libinput xf86-input-synaptics
     libinput 1.7.2-1
     xf86-input-libinput 0.25.1-1
     error: package 'xf86-input-synaptics' was not found
    

    In addition, if I type this

    pacman -Qi xf86-input-libinput
    

    I get

    $ pacman -Qi xf86-input-libinput
    Name            : xf86-input-libinput
    Version         : 0.25.1-1
    Description     : Generic input driver for the X.Org server based on libinput
    Architecture    : x86_64
    URL             : http://xorg.freedesktop.org/
    Licenses        : custom
    Groups          : xorg-drivers
    Provides        : None
    Depends On      : libinput>=1.2.0
    Optional Deps   : None
    Required By     : xorg-server
    Optional For    : None
    Conflicts With  : xorg-server<1.19.0  X-ABI-XINPUT_VERSION<24
                  X-ABI-XINPUT_VERSION>=25
    Replaces        : None
    Installed Size  : 156.00 KiB
    Packager        : Andreas Radke <[email protected]>
    Build Date      : Fri 05 May 2017 08:24:35 AM EDT
    Install Date    : Sat 13 May 2017 07:33:40 AM EDT
    Install Reason  : Installed as a dependency for another package
    Install Script  : No
    Validated By    : SHA-256 Sum
    

    Thank you so much for your help:slight_smile:

    Also, I just noticed that when I right click, it is being recognize as a middle click (I think since it automatically copes/ pastes and no right-click menu shows up).

    Thanks again!

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  • @A-User said in Right Click not working on my touchpad after upgrade:

    Here it is: …

    That’s OK. My configuration in Antergos and native Arch is the same. Touchpad works as expected in both. I’m out of ideas, I’m afraid.

  • Thank you anyways though:slight_smile:

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  • Hi!

    Problem is solved :grinning:
    Apparently, I simply had to shutdown and restart Antergos instead of just logging in and then back out.

    Thank you so much:slight_smile:

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