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I am using xfce4 in linux-mint. Touchpad click is not working while I can scroll using 2 fingers and left-right clicks are also working. Contents of file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf are:

Section "InputClass"
    Identifier "touchpad catchall"
    Driver "synaptics"
    MatchIsTouchpad "on"
    Option "TapButton1" "1"
    Option "VertEdgeScroll" "1"
#This option is recommend on all Linux systems using evdev, but cannot be
# enabled by default. See the following link for details:

# http://who-t.blogspot.com/2010/11/how-to-ignore-configuration-
errors.html

  MatchDevicePath "/dev/input/event*"
EndSection

When I run synclient TapButton=1 command I get error:

Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

and output of xinput -list is:

Virtual core pointer                        id=2    [master pointer  
(3)]
⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer                id=4    [slave  
pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ Logitech USB Receiver                     id=11   [slave  
pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad                  id=15   [slave  
pointer  (2)]

So it is using Elantech driver instead of synaptics driver, should I change the driver? If not then how to fix the issue?

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