Fixing Palm Detect on Ubuntu 14.04 » Steven Kohlmeyer
For some awful reason, palm detect is off by default, even though it appears to be on in the system settings. The problem occurs while I'm typing lots of code, or responding to an email. I'll be typing along. not paying close attention to where my cursor is. All of a sudden, everything I just typed, highlights in the midst of me typing, and disappears because my cursor just selected everything and erased it. After weeks of trying different start up scripts, and changing different settings, I think I have finally come to a conclusion on this issue. Here are the steps I took to fix this: