"Disable touchpad while typing" wrongly enables a disabled touchpad after typing

Bug #501791 reported by loe on 2009-12-31
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Bug Description

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 on a Thinkpad z61m.

I usually get the touchpad disabled using <fn>+<f8>. But it always gets reenabled after typing if the option "Disable touchpad while typing" is checked.
 Its looking like the option "Disable touchpad while typing" never checks if the Touchpad was enabled before typing in the first place but always enables the touchpad after typing if checked.

The behavior should be like, if I have manually disabled the touchpad, it stays disabled after typing. Independent whether the option is checked or not.

baltadt (baltadt) on 2009-12-31
Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
Leo Arias (elopio) wrote :
Changed in ubuntu:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
loe (thabastlwastl) wrote :

Actually, I have to admit I am now using 10.04 and due to this bug in 9.10 I stopped disabling the touchpad... Just tried it again - the problem seems to be fixed at 10.04 - have to try it on an fresh install to verify that.

Leo Arias (elopio) wrote :

This bug report is being closed due to your last comment regarding this being fixed with an update. For future reference you can manage the status of your own bugs by clicking on the current status in the yellow line and then choosing a new status in the revealed drop down box. You can learn more about bug statuses at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Status. Thank you again for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please submit any future bugs you may find.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
tags: added: karmic
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