Touchpad not working on Lubuntu PPC desktop

Bug #1255810 reported by Elizabeth K. Joseph on 2013-11-28
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Upon booting after installing 14.04 daily today my touchpad doesn't work. I am able to plug in a USB mouse and use that instead.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: lubuntu-desktop 0.52
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-3.5-powerpc-smp 3.11.3
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-3-powerpc-smp ppc
ApportVersion: 2.12.7-0ubuntu1
Architecture: powerpc
CurrentDesktop: LXDE
Date: Wed Nov 27 18:55:52 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-11-28 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha powerpc (20131127)
SourcePackage: lubuntu-meta
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Elizabeth K. Joseph (lyz) wrote :
Elizabeth K. Joseph (lyz) wrote :

This bug is a bit sneaky. Upon reboot (didn't change anything) the touchpad now works in the login screen and desktop.

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1255810

tags: added: iso-testing
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
xdya (xdya57) wrote :

I have a similar problem on two different computers after upgrading to Lubuntu 14.04.
On the E-machines only the tap-to-click option is not working. The touchpad works on the login screen and in the guest account.
On my Sony Vaio the touchpad is actually working but it's really slow and only when it "wants" to work, even then only for one second. External mouse works fine. Same problem on the login screen and during guest sesssion.

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