Ubuntu – Laptop’s touchpad doesn’t work

In this tip, we will see a solution that will fix a non-working laptop’s touchpad.

The problem often occurs after upgrading your Ubuntu distribution to Ubuntu 16.

Solution

Open the terminal and run these commands:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

or

sudo apt install –reinstall xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

Then reboot your laptop:

sudo reboot

Hope it fixes your touchpad problem 🙂

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