Ubuntu – Cursor jumps around while typing, Fn+F3 to disable touchpad also not working on an Asus EEE PC 1015PE


Jumping cursor while typing on my Asus EEE PC 1015PE. Keyboard shortcut–Function key plus F3 also not working, as well as a few other function keys not working. Would appreciate any help. Note: mouse/touchpad "Disable touchpad while typing" setting is enabled, but does not work.

Best Answer

gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/options.conf

Add this line to the file and save it:

options psmouse proto=imps


Source: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-input-synaptics/+bug/355326/comments/9