HId-Multitouch bug on Dell laptop

My cousin is trying to work around this bug on his laptop.

He is doing modprobe -r hid-multitouch; modprobe hid-multitouch and that solves the touchpad not doing gestures. We did a SystemD service with this commands but on a site, I found it says to do it in another place.

I want to do it the correct way. link so I want to know how this alternative works.


if [ "${1}" == "post" ]; then
modprobe -r hid-multitouch; modprobe hid-multitouch
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Hi, I just want to give my opinion. As far as I know, sometime there are multiple ways to solve one problem.

If you solving the problem by reload the module by creating custom systemd service, I think that also correct. The different with the link you shared is they use currently available systemd service and adding new parameter (*.sleep) to execute.

But for learning, I think it worth to try (I also make lot of trial and error and sometime just intentionally break my system and learn how to fix it). Just make sure to backup your current custom systemd setting (also read all the comments from that link).

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