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Bug 895065

Summary: ALPS trackpad in E6530 Dell laptops (amongst others) is not properly recognised by the Kernel.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Andrew Meredith <andrew>
Component: kernelAssignee: Kernel Maintainer List <kernel-maint>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 18CC: gansalmon, itamar, jonathan, kernel-maint, madhu.chinakonda
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Hardware: x86_64   
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Last Closed: 2013-01-14 09:41:41 EST Type: Bug
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Description Andrew Meredith 2013-01-14 07:58:13 EST
Description of problem:
ALPS trackpad in new Dell laptops is not properly recognised by the Kernel.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-3.6.10-4.fc18.x86_64

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Bring up the mouse configuration dialog
2. Look for the usual controls for two finger scrolling
  
Actual results:
None seen

Expected results:
Controls like those on older Dell laptop models will be seen.

Additional info:
Known issue in Ubuntu: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/606238

Thread complaining about Dell#s lack of response on this issue: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3525/p/19455247/20215085.aspx
Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2013-01-14 09:41:41 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 812111 ***