Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 215775
ksynaptics spuriously overrides synaptics settings from xorg.conf
Last modified: 2008-05-06 12:50:11 EDT
Description of problem:
The synaptics driver on my ibook G4 works nicely after changing the 'edge'
settings in xorg.conf to some decent values:
Option "LeftEdge" "20"
Option "RightEdge" "960"
Option "TopEdge" "20"
Option "BottomEdge" "337"
These are the values that the driver uses when the X server is started,
according to Xorg.0.log. But when KDE is up and ksynaptics gets loaded, these
values are overridden with defaults that render the Apple touchpad unusable.
Output from synclient -l:
LeftEdge = 1700
RightEdge = 5300
TopEdge = 1700
BottomEdge = 4200
Disabling ksynaptics and restarting X cures the problem.
BTW, other settings in xorg.conf, e. g. 'MinSpeed', are not overridden.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install ksynaptics from fedora extras
2. Restart X or enable touchpad in control center
Apple touchpad gets unausable
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