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Dell XPS M1530 Ubuntu Trackpad

On Dell XPS M11530 with BiosĀ  A08, The following line to the kernel in
/boot/grub/menu.lst needs to be set for the trackpad to not go Bersek

i8042.nomux=1

Also, to enable scrolling, edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf, under “Input Device” section,

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad"
Driver "synaptics"
Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
Option "SHMConfig" "on"
Option "VertEdgeScroll" "on"
Option "VertTwoFingerScroll" "on"
Option "LeftEdge" "85"
Option "RightEdge" "910"
Option "TopEdge" "85"
Option "BottomEdge" "715"
Option "FingerLow" "25"
Option "FingerHigh" "30"
Option "MaxTapTime" "180"
Option "MaxTapMove" "220"
EndSection