I am looking to have Tap-to-Click enabled on KDE Plasma, but the setting is not able to be selected. I obviously have mouse movement and page scroll with two-finger, but I can only use physical left press to click. Is there a reason why this option is disabled?
pacman -Q | grep synaptics bring back for you? I had this once, and I used the wrong touchpad driver. . .
As always, please post up relevant specs with inxi so we can help you more. This is a pretty vague question without knowing your hardware a bit more. Thanks!
Thank you for your response, you'll have to pardon my lack of details since I've been a Linux user for just under a month now and was not even sure about how to provide you with what details you need, so thank you for educating me on the commands.
System: Host: scott-81em Kernel: 5.10.15-120-tkg-bmq x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.21.0 Distro: Garuda Linux Machine: Type: Convertible System: LENOVO product: 81EM v: Lenovo ideapad FLEX 6-14IKB serial: <superuser required> Mobo: LENOVO model: LNVNB161216 v: SDK0J40709 WIN serial: <superuser required> UEFI: LENOVO v: 7QCN44WW date: 06/22/2020 Battery: ID-1: BAT0 charge: 29.4 Wh condition: 36.2/45.5 Wh (80%) CPU: Info: Quad Core Intel Core i5-8250U [MT MCP] speed: 400 MHz min/max: 400/3400 MHz Graphics: Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics 620 driver: i915 v: kernel Device-2: Syntek Integrated Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.10 driver: loaded: intel unloaded: modesetting resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 620 (KBL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 20.3.4 Network: Device-1: Realtek RTL8822BE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi adapter driver: rtw_8822be Drives: Local Storage: total: 1.86 TiB used: 19.92 GiB (1.0%) Info: Processes: 292 Uptime: 1d 11h 38m Memory: 7.56 GiB used: 4.19 GiB (55.5%) Shell: fish inxi: 3.3.01 ╭─scott at scott-81em in ⌁ ╰─λ pacman -Q | grep synaptics ╭─scott at scott-81em in ⌁ ╰─λ System:
Running the query command
pacman -Q | grep synaptics brings back nothing.
So, I've always used the synaptic drivers on my Lenovo ( 3 so far)
Make a backup first just in case this doesn't work, but I'd
pacman -Syu xf86-input-synaptics
Reboot and you should have options for tap-to-click
This is the package details: Arch Linux - xf86-input-synaptics 1.9.1-2 (x86_64)
And read up more about it here:
Edit: Welcome to Linux! We're all learning here. Even after years, I'm still learning.
Cheers! Glad to be here!
Thanks for your assistance, this worked perfectly and now I have Tap-to-Click Control. I appreciate your help!
Glad to help! Enjoy!