Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 895065
ALPS trackpad in E6530 Dell laptops (amongst others) is not properly recognised by the Kernel.
Last modified: 2013-01-14 10:40:55 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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Bring up the mouse configuration dialog
2. Look for the usual controls for two finger scrolling
Controls like those on older Dell laptop models will be seen.
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
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 812111 ***