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Touchpad scroll not working running Ubuntu Linux

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I downloaded the exe file provided to update the touchpad driver, but Linux of course did not recognize it.  Is there a Linux flavor of this driver? If not, I suppose I could boot back into Windows momentarily.

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Hello @lotusboy63 

 

Welcome to the HP Support Community. 🙂

 

You should be clear with yourself and answer yourself - why do I want to use Linux? Linux OS is very different from Microsoft world.  I would recommend that you do not use Linux-based distros if you are not sure about the reason, if you are not patient, not willing to deep-dive into certain issues. Here is some useful reading   1   2.

 

Officially, HP does not provide support for Linux-based distros for many of its devices. Most successful with support are commercial devices (business class computers) .

 

.exe files are Wndows files and they will not work on Linux-based operating system.

 

and >> https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/31632/what-is-the-linux-kernel-and-what-does-it-do/

 

  • While I do not guarantee 100% success, I may provide some steps if you are willing to try and if you have enough time. Let me know.
  • Alternatively, you may return back to Windows OS and use whatever works best for you. ▶️

 

 

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