Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 407541
maximum sensitivity is too low (< 1.0)
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:23:18 EST
I have a touchpad on my laptop. I tried to set the motion sensitivity to
maximum so I could get across my screen in one pass, but even at maximum
sensitivity it's far too slow.
I found out that the "maximum" setting sets something in xorg.conf to about 0.35
and 0.70 (my laptop's battery is flat, will confirm later). If I manually
change them to 1.0 and 1.0, it is much better.
It should be possible to do this using the mouse configuration applet.
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
Option "LeftEdge" "120"
Option "RightEdge" "830"
Option "TopEdge" "120"
Option "BottomEdge" "650"
Option "FingerLow" "14"
Option "FingerHigh" "15"
Option "MaxTapMove" "110"
Option "VertScrollDelta" "20"
Option "HorizScrollDelta" "20"
Option "MinSpeed" "0.3"
Option "MaxSpeed" "0.75"
MinSpeed and MaxSpeed set to 1.0 gives much better results.
I installed gsynaptics to try to configure this, but it's not currently enabled,
and doesn't seem to influence the sensitivity anyhow. (It controls things like
the touch sensitivity and scrolling settings, but not the motion speed.)
Any thoughts on this? Should I file it upstream?
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