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Disable Touchpad Event4

6th June 2014, 10:17 PM   |  #1  
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After finally getting CrombiXX to work, the only dissapointment is the inablilty to disable the touchpad using the appropriate key.
I read a post saying deleting the file 'event4' will achieve same effect.
Well I can delete it, but each reboot or undocking, it returns!
I have created a shortcut to the folder, but would prefer it gone permanenly as I never ever use the touchpad.
Can anyone enlighten me on how this pesky file can be removed for good.
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7th June 2014, 02:54 AM   |  #2  
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You could try creating an init.d script to delete the file on bootup.

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7th June 2014, 07:04 AM   |  #3  
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The folder shortcut>delete file, isn't too bad a solution for those who can't type without thumbs catching the touchpad. Perhaps it's because I touchtype..
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7th June 2014, 07:18 AM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by kokopuphz

You could try creating an init.d script to delete the file on bootup.

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That sounds like an idea that may address the reboot issue, but perhaps not the undock/dock trigger. it's been so long since I wrote any scripts, and they were windows based, I think I may just have to stick to using the shortcut on the desktop to the folder.

Regardless, this little device is so wonderful now, it's a joy to use. Feels almost as quick as my Nexus 7 and certainly faster than the Note8 now I have put Samsungs 4.3 bloatware back on it.

I will investigate the script, but I guess it would be great to eliminate the trigger point/script till. It would of course be even better if the official button funtion worked....here's hoping.

Oh my goodness I just love this little beauty.
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