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Restart the display manager either from terminal or by switching to a different TTY, e.g. CTRL+ALT+5; and then execute: # /etc/init.d/mdm restart For more info and examples/ideas take a look at this Linux Mint forum thread as well as this post on askubuntu.
Figured it out: it was a problem with the sensitivity of the touchpad. I just added "Option" "FingerLow" "5" "Option" "FingerHigh" "10" to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf and it works fine now! This mouse trouble seems to be a common problem with Dell chromebooks, as I found this fix mentioned on the Arch Linux guide to installing Linux on a Dell ...
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