Touchpad is not recognized nor working

asked 2017-09-20 07:05:44 -0600

updated 2017-09-20 18:02:55 -0600

Hi there,

I have been testing Fedora for quite a time and since Fedora 22 my laptop's touchpad is not working. Can you help me to work this out? I am currently running Fedora 26 with 4.12.13-300.fc26.x86_64 Thanks

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Look in /proc/bus/input/devices and find all the sections that have a line like H: Handlers=mouse and paste them here.

ssieb gravatar imagessieb ( 2017-09-20 14:14:04 -0600 )edit

I: Bus=0003 Vendor=046d Product=c534 Version=0111

N: Name="Logitech USB Receiver"

P: Phys=usb-0000:00:14.0-3/input1

S: Sysfs=/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb3/3-3/3-3:1.1/0003:046D:C534.0002/input/input7

U: Uniq=

H: Handlers=kbd mouse0 event7


B: EV=1f

B: KEY=3007f 0 0 483ffff17aff32d bf54444600000000 ffff0001 130f938b17c000 677bfad941dfed 9ed68000004400 10000002

I only get this as output when run cat /proc/bus/input/devices | grep mouse -B 5 -A 3 This Logitech stuff is the wireless mouse i am using

shredfg gravatar imageshredfg ( 2017-09-20 17:59:41 -0600 )edit

The kernel is definitely not detecting the touchpad then. If you have windows on that laptop as well could you check that the touchpad works there and if so, check the properties to find out what kind it is. Try running journalctl -b and see if you can see any relevant messages. They would most likely be around the same time as the keyboard is detected. Do you have a touchpad disable button on your keyboard?

ssieb gravatar imagessieb ( 2017-09-30 23:09:45 -0600 )edit