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    Exclamation Touchpad not working on Kali Linux [Can't be detected] ★

    Hey guys,

    I've just installed Kali Linux 2.0 on my HHD beside my SSD Windows 10. I had to reinstalled it multiple times due to GPU driver issues.
    and every time i boot my linux it cannot detect my touch-pad driver! It's not working. I'v tried so many solutions but non of them worked.
    I tried installing Gpointing with apt-get install gsynaptics and still the touchpad is not detected. even during the installation of linux i couldn't
    use the touchpad so i had to use the mouse.

    here is my output of lshw:
    http://pastebin.com/SCaKM7MB


    and here is my output of: xinput
    Code:
    root@kali:~# xinput
    ⎡ Virtual core pointer                        id=2    [master pointer  (3)]
    ⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer                  id=4    [slave  pointer  (2)]
    ⎜   ↳ ASUS Laser GAMING MOUSE                     id=11    [slave  pointer  (2)]
    ⎣ Virtual core keyboard                       id=3    [master keyboard (2)]
        ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard                 id=5    [slave  keyboard (3)]
        ↳ Power Button                                id=6    [slave  keyboard (3)]
        ↳ Video Bus                                   id=7    [slave  keyboard (3)]
        ↳ Video Bus                                   id=8    [slave  keyboard (3)]
        ↳ Sleep Button                                id=9    [slave  keyboard (3)]
    I went to Windows 10 -> Device manager -> pointing devices -> and i saw that the driver is : ASUS Touchpad driver
    maybe this is the problem, does it support linux or no ? or how should i install it to get it wokring.

    p.s: I'v contacted Asus support and they told me that they don't have drivers for Linux! What should i do? This can't be not working forever :/ I'm sure there is solution.

    I also tried all these steps and non of them worked for me:
    https://superuser.com/questions/8629...-in-kali-linux
    https://forums.kali.org/showthread.p...g-issue-Solved
    https://forums.kali.org/showthread.p...pad-won-t-work

    Thanks in advance!
    Last edited by M0HX; 2016-03-06 at 09:31.

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