Comment 101 for bug 565543

I'm trying no to get my hopes up and just think that I can actually
live without the extra touchpad functionality, cause after all I
barely use one where it works... anyways, thank you Johan. Keep us
posted.

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 6:31 AM, JohanFornander
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> I forwarded the mail from ALPS to Douglas Chase who works for Canonical.
> He in turn passed in on to Canonical's hardware enablement team to
> hopefully get this ball rolling.
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> Title:
>  Alps touchpad detected as ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse(in VAIO E series) after the kernel upgrade
>
> Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
>  New
>
> Bug description:
>  Initially the ALPS touchpad was detected by the kernel but does not support horizontal and vertical support but after the kernel upgrade to 10.04 vertical scroll is working but horizontal scroll is not working. And the kernel is not detecting the ALPS touchpad and the cat /proc/bus/input/devices says it is a  PS2 mouse ..
>
> This is seen in sony vaio E series in particular ...
>
> Also Bill in Comment #52 says
> Acer Aspire One 532h (Alps touchpad).
> I booted the distribution from a thumb drive, but once I installed from the thumb drive and updated Ubuntu (10.04), I lost the touchpad (works as a mouse) ..
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