zesty beta1 does not have xserver-xorg-synaptics so my touchpad mousewheel does not work

Bug #1667128 reported by Lyn Perrine on 2017-02-22
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre

Bug Description

To reproduce boot a live session of lubuntu 17.04 beta 1 and try to use the mousewheel on a synaptics touchpad. Then try using the mousewheel along the side of the laptop to scroll. Nothing happens since the driver is not installed.

  Installed: 0.48
  Candidate: 0.48
  Version table:
 *** 0.48 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
Description: Ubuntu Zesty Zapus (development branch)
Release: 17.04

I expected to be able to use the mousewheel on the side of the touchpad to scroll instead nothing happens.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04
Package: lubuntu-default-settings 0.48
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.9.0-15.16-generic 4.9.5
Uname: Linux 4.9.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.4-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.380
CurrentDesktop: LXDE
Date: Wed Feb 22 21:34:48 2017
LiveMediaBuild: Lubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" - Alpha amd64 (20170219)
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: lubuntu-default-settings
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
mtime.conffile..etc.xdg.lubuntu.lxdm.lxdm.conf: 2017-02-22T21:17:22.388837

Lyn Perrine (walterorlin) wrote :
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:

tags: added: iso-testing
affects: lubuntu-default-settings (Ubuntu) → lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
Changed in lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (cyphermox)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package lubuntu-meta - 0.74

lubuntu-meta (0.74) zesty; urgency=medium

  * Refreshed dependencies
  * Added firefox to desktop [ppc64el]
  * Added printer-driver-gutenprint to desktop, desktop-qt
  * Added screengrab to desktop-qt
  * Added system-config-printer to desktop
  * Added xserver-xorg-input-synaptics to core (LP: #1667128)

 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:58:22 -0500

Changed in lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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