Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  


Visit our home page for VL info. For support and documentation, visit the Vector Linux Knowledge Center or search the Knowledge Center and this Forum using the search box above.

Author Topic: Synaptics touchpad  (Read 3260 times)


  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 1
Synaptics touchpad
« on: April 22, 2013, 10:21:05 pm »

I have install VL7 on an older Compaq laptop, and everything worked well out of the box but the scroll on the touchpad. If I run synclient VertEdgeScroll=1 as root it works as it should. How can I make this permanent? Is there something I should be editing or can I have a script run at logon. I have attempted the script but it has to run as root to work and I don't know where it would go anyway.
Any help would be appreciated.


  • Packager
  • Vectorian
  • ****
  • Posts: 3286
  • -- Just being myself --
Re: Synaptics touchpad
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2013, 11:14:17 pm »

try this

you can find a copy of the 50-synaptics.conf in your /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d