If it's a synaptic touch pad, there is a program called syndaemon which
you should look into which will do the job.
On Thu, 28 Jul 2005, Stephen Reilly wrote:
> On 28/07/05, dara <dara at risaris.com> wrote:
> > any of you know of a way to temporarily disable/enable a trackpad on a
> > laptop using a shell script ?
> If it's any use to you there is a kernel patch which disables the
> trackpad while you're typing? Take a look here for the full story:
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