Warning:: This utility is not actively maintained anymore. All issue reports, pull requests and questions submitted to the issue tracker or to the mailing list are ignored until a new maintainer is found. If you would like to take over maintenance, contact the developers of synaptiks.
It provides a System Settings module to configure basic and advanced features of the touchpad. Additionally it comes with a little system tray application, which can switch the touchpad automatically off, while an external mouse is plugged or while you are typing.
Please refer to the website for more information about synaptiks including some screenshots, a detailed handbook and also some API documentation for interested developers.
sudo pip install synaptiks
There is a mailing list at firstname.lastname@example.org (hosted by librelist.com) for user question and development discussions around synaptiks. To subscribe to this list, just send an mail to email@example.com and reply to the configuration mail. To report bugs and issues, please open an issue at the tracker.
Development happens on GitHub. You can retrieve the source code with:
git clone --recursive git://github.com/lunaryorn/synaptiks
Patches and pull requests are welcome!