Mouse touchpad not working properly

There are two problems I am facing currently

  1. When i try to move the pointer using touch pad after some time of inactivity, i had to scratch on touch pad continuously then it works otherwise remain freezes. Mostly happens when i type for too long
  2. Sometimes during moving it freezes all of the sudden and skips to the point where it should be. Or in simple words, it is freezes and skipping while moving

I am facing this problem since past week. I am using ASUS FX505GT and also i got tested from the service, touchpad is working fine in windows and is passing tests their technical team has written.

Also i checked by removing / using charger, the issue doesnt seem to be solved

Hello tbhaxor,

I’m afraid, I don’t really understand what you mean by “scratch”, could you please elaborate on that?
could you please provide the output of inxi -v 8 so that we can have a bit more info about what you are using, too?

Another thing to consider is having all of the drivers installed. Try to run:
pamac install libinput libevdev xf86-input-synaptics

Also, updating your system just in case is always a good idea, too. (pamac update)
best Regards, Julius

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Rapidly move the finger on the touchpad

System:    Host: h3ll Kernel: 5.8.18-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.0 
           parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-5.8-x86_64 root=UUID=55edfa0d-68e3-46c0-acb0-fcdc65111a17 rw quiet apparmor=1 
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Machine:   Type: Laptop System: ASUSTeK product: TUF Gaming FX505GT_FX505GT v: 1.0 serial: <superuser/root required> 
           Mobo: ASUSTeK model: FX505GT v: 1.0 serial: <superuser/root required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: FX505GT.307 
           date: 06/24/2020 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 30.3 Wh condition: 41.5/48.1 Wh (86%) volts: 12.6/11.7 model: Simplo SDI ICR18650 type: Li-ion 
           serial: 123456789 status: Charging cycles: 41 
Memory:    RAM: total: 15.49 GiB used: 2.10 GiB (13.6%) 
           RAM Report: permissions: Unable to run dmidecode. Root privileges required. 
PCI Slots: Permissions: Unable to run dmidecode. Root privileges required. 
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           Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT vulnerable 
           Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable 
           Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI 
           Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp 
           Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization 
           Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB: conditional, IBRS_FW, STIBP: conditional, RSB filling 
           Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode 
           Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics 630 vendor: ASUSTeK driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 chip ID: 8086:3e9b 
           Device-2: NVIDIA TU117M [GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile / Max-Q] vendor: ASUSTeK driver: nvidia v: 450.80.02 
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           Device-3: IMC Networks USB2.0 HD UVC WebCam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus ID: 1-11:2 chip ID: 13d3:56a2 
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I am also facing the same problem. I also have Asus Fx505GT. Did you find anyway to solve the issue??

Please switch to linux54. It will not solve the issue, but decreases the frequency to negligible.

If you still face issue, simply put your laptop on sleep and resume again.

Since switching to linux54 i faced this issue only 2 3 times

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