touchpad of lenovo R61i does not work after insallation of Ubuntu

Asked by noach schattner on 2011-12-22

I downloaded the most recent Ubuntu operating system and am using it along side Windows 7. When I use Ubuntu the touch pad of my Lenovo R61i does not work, forcing me to plug in an external mouse. Actually I did notice the touch pad works up until I log in the beginning. I haven't taken any steps except look for drivers on the Internet which was of no avail. I'm also new to linux.

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Ubuntu xserver-xorg-input-synaptics Edit question
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Solved by:
Ahmed Shams
Solved:
2011-12-26
Last query:
2011-12-26
Last reply:
2011-12-25
Best Ahmed Shams (ashams) said : #1

noach, have you tried to enable it by pressing on Fn+F3?

noach schattner (schattner8) said : #2

I did press Fn + F3. This seemed to enable the mouse. Thanks!