Disable touchpad while typing does not work if Duration set < 1,0 s

Bug #1453512 reported by crysman on 2015-05-10
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xfce4-settings (Debian)
New
Unknown
xfce4-settings (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Disable touchpad while typing does not work if Duration set < 1,0 s

I've just made a fresh and clean Xubuntu 15.04 install.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: xfce4-settings 4.12.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-15.15-generic 3.19.3
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Sun May 10 12:04:31 2015
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/xfce4-mouse-settings
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-05-10 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422.1)
SourcePackage: xfce4-settings
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

crysman (crysman) wrote :
crysman (crysman) wrote :

To be sure, I've just tested it directly on live session from USB.

It does not work either. The same problem except for that when set to Duration <1 s, it keeps behaving like if it was set to 2 s.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in xfce4-settings (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Giraffe (dodger-forum) wrote :

Same issue here, running Xubuntu 15.04

crysman (crysman) wrote :

Using Touchpad without properly functional settings like disabling while typing is a real pain. It should be fixed. Skilled users like us may still use console and fixes like 'syndaemon -i 1 -d -t -K', but what about the poor "normal" users?

Changed in xfce4-settings (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Isak Frants (isakfrants) wrote :

crysman, does your locale use comma as decimal? I'm seeing this bug as well and I guess this would solve it https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11906. At least it seems like syndaemon only recognizes the integer part of the duration set i.e. it cannot read any decimal as it expects a dot but is given a comma.

crysman (crysman) wrote :

Isak> yes, it does (Czech locale). The link you posted doe not work :( What shall be done then to make it work?

Beth (beth-arronaz) wrote :

I'm also having this bug. My locale is set to Brazilian Portuguese, and it also uses comma as a decimal separator.

crysman (crysman) wrote :

Well, then it seems to be the source of the problem (locale using comma separator)... Any fix to be available soon?

Two years later, this is still a problem.

Philipp (philister) wrote :

Same here. I also guess, it is using the "integer" from e.g. 1,9s, which will result in a delay of 1 second.

Changed in xfce4-settings (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
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