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Latest Updates broke tap to click on touchpad
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After the latest updates on Unstable today (kernel/xorg-driver-input-libinput/libinput) and a reboot I am no longer able to tap on my touchpad to simulate a click.
I have a Dell Inspiron and the default touchpad so technically everything should be supported.

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taaem created this task.Nov 20 2016, 10:37 PM
JoshStrobl triaged this task as High priority.Nov 20 2016, 10:57 PM

After running

xinput set-prop "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" "Synaptics Tap Action" 1

It works in Hexchat and Plank. But I think I disable libinput with this.
In i3 to enable libinput a few weeks back I used:

xinput set-prop "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" "libinput Tapping Enabled" 1

But this now returns:

property 'libinput Tapping Enabled' doesn't exist, you need to specify its type and format

But it used to work.

taaem added a comment.Nov 21 2016, 1:43 PM

After running

sudo ln -s /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/60-libinput.conf

and a reboot it now works again. Only in LightDM its still not wokring but it was like that before iirc

So the priority of libinput is too low?

What else is in that directory..?

JoshStrobl changed the task status from Open to In Progress.Nov 21 2016, 5:12 PM
JoshStrobl claimed this task.
taaem closed this task as Resolved.Nov 22 2016, 7:41 AM

Thanks its fixed now.
@ikey :

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   92 26. Jul 02:00 10-amdgpu.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1,1K 26. Jul 02:00 10-evdev.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1,4K 26. Jul 22:22 10-quirks.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  338  8. Aug 02:00 20-cyborg-rat.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  317  8. Aug 02:00 20-cyborg-rat-five.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  169  8. Aug 02:00 20-g600.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1,8K 26. Jul 02:00 50-synaptics.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  788 21. Nov 01:00 60-libinput.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2,7K 26. Jul 02:00 70-wacom.conf

after latest update before it was 40-libinput.conf