I have just purchased a thinkpad and it has synaptic input device but ubuntu 18.4 does not come with synaptics touchpad driver. I am trying to implement the solution given here but running
sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics leads to :
Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: xserver-xorg-input-synaptics : Depends: xserver-xorg-core (>= 2:126.96.36.1991) E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
apt policy xserver-xorg-input-synaptics xserver-xorg-core outputs:
xserver-xorg-input-synaptics: Installed: (none) Candidate: 1.9.0-1ubuntu1 Version table: 1.9.0-1ubuntu1 500 500 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 Packages xserver-xorg-core: Installed: (none) Candidate: 2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4.3 Version table: 2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4.3 500 500 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main amd64 Packages 2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4.2 500 500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/main amd64 Packages 2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4 500 500 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages
I have tried this solution. But it does not solve my problem. Can somebody help me, i am really struggling with this wobbly touchpad