After upgrade to KDE 4.9.0 w/backport trackpad not in System Settings

Bug #1035736 reported by Algot Runeman on 2012-08-11
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Kubuntu PPA
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Bug Description

Cannot set trackpad settings to disable tapping and scrolling after upgrade to KDE 4.9.0 by way of backport ppa.
Trackpad controls do not show up in the System Settings - Input Devices. Mouse only. I was expecting the tapping and scrolling to be disabled as they had been before the upgrade.

I Installed and am able to use Gpointing device settings control, but must do so after each restart. Settings are not persistent.
Laptop is Acer Aspire 5820T.

With the prior 4.8.?? my settings (disable tapping and scrolling) were persistent.

no longer affects: meta-kde (Ubuntu)
Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Kubuntu better. We are sorry that we do not always have the capacity to look at all reported bugs in a timely manner. There have been many changes in Kubuntu since that time you reported the bug and your problem may have been fixed with some of the updates. It would help us a lot if you could test it on a currently supported Kubuntu version. If you test it and it is still an issue, kindly upload the updated logs by running only once:
apport-collect 1035736

and any other logs that are relevant for this particular issue.

Changed in kubuntu-ppa:
status: New → Incomplete
Algot Runeman (algot-runeman) wrote :

Simon, thank you for taking time to respond to this old complaint.
Indeed, the issue has been resolved. I've moved on from that computer and am now using Plasma 5.5.5 with which the touchpad is working fine, just as I like it.

Catching up on these kinds of bugs is frequently done without clearing the notes entered on Launchpad, which is the goal, of course. Getting these notes up to date is sometimes more busywork than anything else. Thanks for taking the time and making the effort.

I'd recommend marking it "Fix Released".

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for Kubuntu PPA because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in kubuntu-ppa:
status: Incomplete → Expired
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