Touchpad detected as "PS/2 Generic Mouse" or "Logitech PS/2 mouse"
This is caused by akernel
bugwhich was fixed in kernel version 3.3. Wrongly detected touchpads cannot be configured with the Synaptic input driver. To fix this, simply install theAURpackagepsmouse-alps-driver.
Among the affected notebooks are the following models:
Acer Aspire 7750G
Dell Latitude E6230, E6520, E6430 and E6530 (ALPS DualPoint TouchPad), Inspiron
N5110 (ALPS GlidePoint), Inspiron 14R 5420/Turbo SE7420/SE7520 (ALPS GlidePoint)