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Patched psmouse for the VAIO-UX, fixes egregious tap sensitivity problems. Patched to work with Linux kernels > 3.5
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psmouse-ux

The Sony VAIO UX has an Alps DualPoint Stick that has serious tap sensitivity issues in Linux. This repository contains a patch for the psmouse kernel module to fix this issue. Tap to click sensitivity is heavily toned down, preventing the mouse from making random clicks everywhere.

This version has also been patched to work with Linux kernels > 3.5 (based on a similar procedure by sphillips at LinuxSagas), and tested on Lubuntu 13.10.

Instructions

From the Terminal, as root:

  1. Click Download as zip from the link on the right. Then, open a terminal in your ~/Downloads folder.
    cd ~/Downloads
  1. Copy mouse.tar.gz to /usr/src:
    cp master.zip /usr/src
  1. Go to /usr/src:
    cd /usr/src
  1. Unzip the master.zip archive into /usr/src:
    unzip master.zip
  1. Add the new module to DKMS:
    sudo dkms add -m psmouse -v ux
  1. Build the new kernel module through DKMS:
    sudo dkms build -m psmouse -v ux
  1. Install the new kernel module through DKMS:
    sudo dkms install -m psmouse -v ux
  1. Remove the psmouse module from the running kernel:
    sudo modprobe -r psmouse
  1. Activate the newly created psmouse module:
    sudo modprobe psmouse

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