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Touchpad not working Fedora 29 lenovo legion y530

asked 2018-12-20 15:49:48 -0600

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I have updated the kernel but the touchpad does not work. No driver loaded. Windows 10 works MX linux 19 works after kernel update. Any help please ?

[stefano@new-host ~]$ inxi CPU: Single Core Intel Core i5-8300H (-MCP-) speed/min/max: 1638/800/4000 MHz Kernel: 4.19.9-300.fc29.x86_64 x86_64 Up: 1h 32m Mem: 1477.7/7849.1 MiB (18.8%) Storage: 1.03 TiB (0.8% used) Procs: 177 Shell: bash 4.4.23 inxi: 3.0.29 [stefano@new-host ~]$ inxi -F System: Host: new-host Kernel: 4.19.9-300.fc29.x86_64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: MATE 1.20.3 Distro: Fedora release 29 (Twenty Nine) Machine: Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 81FV v: Lenovo Legion Y530-15ICH serial: <root required=""> Mobo: LENOVO model: LNVNB161216 v: SDK0J40709 WIN serial: <root required=""> UEFI: LENOVO v: 8JCN44WW date: 08/13/2018 CPU: Topology: Single Core model: Intel Core i5-8300H bits: 64 type: MCP L2 cache: 8192 KiB Speed: 1827 MHz min/max: 800/4000 MHz Core speed (MHz): 1: 1827 Graphics: Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics 630 driver: i915 v: kernel Device-2: NVIDIA GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile] driver: N/A Display: x11 server: Fedora Project X.org 1.20.3 driver: N/A resolution: 1368x768~60Hz OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Coffeelake 3x8 GT2) v: 4.5 Mesa 18.2.6 Audio: Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS driver: snd_hda_intel Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.9-300.fc29.x86_64 Network: Device-1: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Plus Bluetooth driver: iwlwifi IF: wlp7s0 state: up mac: 04:d3:b0:9e:1b:00 Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet driver: r8169 IF: enp8s0 state: down mac: e8:6a:64:16:09:10 IF-ID-1: virbr0 state: down mac: 52:54:00:49:f6:8f IF-ID-2: virbr0-nic state: down mac: 52:54:00:49:f6:8f Drives: Local Storage: total: 1.03 TiB used: 8.83 GiB (0.8%) ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 model: RPFTJ128PDD2EWX size: 119.24 GiB ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD10SPZX-24Z10 size: 931.51 GiB Partition: ID-1: / size: 48.97 GiB used: 8.14 GiB (16.6%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-0 ID-2: /boot size: 975.9 MiB used: 197.1 MiB (20.2%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5 ID-3: /home size: 108.68 GiB used: 491.8 MiB (0.4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-2 ID-4: swap-1 size: 7.79 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/dm-1 Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 58.0 C mobo: N/A Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A Info: Processes: 177 Uptime: 1h 33m Memory: 7.67 GiB used: 1.44 GiB (18.8%) Shell: bash inxi: 3.0.29

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answered 2019-02-25 01:16:11 -0600

                         Touchpad not working
  • Check if accidently disabled touchpad Every laptop keyboard has a built in hot keys that you let enable/disable the touchpad. Every laptop manufacturer has a combination of different functions (fn) for it. For Lenevo, Dell, HP, Toshiba, Acer and Asus laptop try using the following key combination.
  1. fn+f6
  2. fn+f9
  3. fn+f12
  4. fn+f5

It can be of any function from F1-F12, a small touchpad has been given on that function key. so, look closely. once you find it, hols "Fn" key and then press that function key.

  • Enable Touchpad from mouse setting Open start menu and type 'mouse setting' and open the first thing that comes touchpad setting and make sure the enable touchpad option is checked. Also see the taskbar icon for the touchpad icon (near the volume control) and see if it is disabled.

  • Re-install Touchpad Drivers Download or update your laptop's touchpad drivers.

  1. Go to "device manager" and find touchpad driver and update it.
  • Enable Touchpad from BIOS configuration Enter in BIOS setup, and navigate inside the BIOS utility.

Open the following

System properties > keyboard/mouse feauters > device options.

From there find the internal pointing device or touchpad, press enter and use arrow key to enable or disable it.

  • Reboot your laptop Shutdown your laptop, remove battery for about a minute, Re-attach the battery then start the laptop.

  • Make sure Touchpad is securely connected

touchpad not working problem

Disassemble the laptop, make sure the touchpad is securely connected to the mainboard sometimes hard bumps/hits cause touchpad to loose its connection.If this doesn't work,it's time to replace the touchpad.

if you want more PC maintenance tips click here :- PC maintenance

I think you know how to repair the touchpad of your laptop and also bookmark this website for more information like this.

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