Ubuntu – How to disable the touchpad in Ubuntu 17.10


I recently updated to 17.10 from 17.04 and now I have no way to disable the touchpad on my laptop. When I do Fn + F9 (in my case), I see the touchpad logo in the screen as it where disabled, but is not.


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  • I had the same problem on my Asus X555UB, but I use the command synclient TouchpadOff=1 in @Legolas script. This works for me. source

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