How to Disable Touchpad While Typing in Ubuntu (When Built-in Option Not Working)

While typing in my Ubuntu laptop, I was often making mistakes by tapping on touch-pad accidentally. The text cursor (aka caret) jumped to another place, and/or app window lost focus. It made me crazy since the built-in ‘disable touchpad while typing‘ option does not function in my HP laptop. GNOME has the option to disable… Continue reading How to Disable Touchpad While Typing in Ubuntu (When Built-in Option Not Working)

[Quick Fix] Touchpad Right-click not working in Ubuntu 18.04

After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 on my old ASUS laptop, I found that the touchpad right-click does not work. This is because Ubuntu 18.04 by default acts right-click when you perform two-finger click on touchpad. While my laptop touchpad does not have physical buttons, I have to do two-finger click to perform… Continue reading [Quick Fix] Touchpad Right-click not working in Ubuntu 18.04

Install Touchpad Indicator in Ubuntu 16.04

Looking for an app to easily control and configure your touchpad in Ubuntu Desktop? Touchpad Indicator, an open-source system tray applet, is well worth a try. Touchpad indicator is a great simple applet that indicates your touchpad status, which also offers: Keyboard shortcut to quickly disable/enable touchpad. Ability to disable touchpad on typing. Basic touchpad… Continue reading Install Touchpad Indicator in Ubuntu 16.04