Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1471543
Cursor jumps and accelerates awkwardly [MATE spin]
Last modified: 2018-05-29 08:56:21 EDT
Description of problem:
The cursor jumps a few centimeters ahead while I'm moving it. Its acceleration changes abruptly -- out of nowhere.
I tried manually setting a .conf file and also turning a few knobs in touchpad settings on MATE. Changes are effective, but nothing gets rid of this strange behavior.
Mouse is unaffected. Only touchpad is affected.
Running Fedora 26 w/ MATE 1.18.0.
Also affected Arch Linux with MATE 1.18.x (could be upstream).
yeah, that's a known issue but haven't figured out a fix for that yet. https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100436 is the one I could quickly find but we're seeing these jumps with the old ps2 driver too
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