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Re: ALPS UltraNav (ThinkPad R61) Support

On Thu, 22 May 2008 08:49:40 -0400
Gary Duzan <> wrote:

>    I recently purchased a ThinkPad R61 and have been doing pretty
> well with it except for the touchpoint/touchpad. Motions and buttons
> work, but I don't get touchpad scrolling and tapping is enabled,
> both of which I find annoying.  Based on the following web site
> I'm guessing is because the device is really an ALPS, and isn't
> recognized as being Synaptics compatible, so the support isn't
> enabled.
>    Has anyone looked into matching and enabling Synaptics support
> for this device? Any pointers would be helpful.
On my T61, I can tap on the Touchpad for a left-button click.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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