xserver-xorg.synaptics question

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Mon Apr 27 18:24:37 PDT 2015

On Monday 27 April 2015 20:17:57 Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 07:15:05PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Greetings all;
> >
> > Can someone tell me how to edit the /usr/share/X11/50-synaptics.conf
> > file, which when copied to /etc/X11/xorg.conf, will disable it
> > totally?
> what exactly do you want to do? ignore the device completely?
> Section "InputClass"
>    Identifier "ignore touchpads"
>    MatchDriver "synaptics"
>    Option "Ignore" "on"
> EndSection
I put that into the file, then renamed it to Xorg.conf when that didn't 
work, followed by another reboot, no difference in the behaviour or the 

Does it belong in the Xsessions.d subdir?  

And what is its correct name?

Thanks Peter.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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