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I've found something interesting for settings via PrefPane


So, who has an empty prefPane when you installed a fresh copy of modern system 10.12+ and you want to make some settings in it. Like to enable Clicking.

By default PrefPane saves it's settings in plist file located at 


and by default sometimes earlier you can enable Clicking via Terminal:

defaults write com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad Clicking -bool true

but something went wrong (AAPL cheers) and a Key 'Clicking' has a wrong value format. It should be bool but has an integer. So we have to fix this issue

integer --> bool

Open this file with your editor.app (PlistEdit for ex) and fix this:


to this


and then reboot or reenter account. 

Voila! Your prefPane will work properly.


EDIT:  Also I tried to revert this value format to the wrong one (integer --> 0) and reentered acc.  PrefPane worked after all. Setting 'Tap to click' was enabled but no clicking was physically. Then I tried two commands:

defaults write com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad Clicking -integer 1

defaults write com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad Clicking -int 1

without success. Then  unchecked 'Tap to click' and prefPane automatically fixed in it's plist integer (0) --> bool (false). Checked it once more to enable Clicking and voila: plist file has bool (true) and everything is working fine.

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I installed Mojave 10.14.5 on my Skylake laptop.
I tried to add kext ApplePS2SmartTouchPad.kext to the folder /CLOVER/kexts/Other, reboot, but the touchpad is that there is very limited without multigetto. I tried to throw this text in the Kext Utility, but after rebooting the result was the same.
Does anyone know how to make my Synaptics touchpad work on mac OS 10.14.5?

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I had a problem with all the touchpad kexts (VoodooPS2Controller, ApplePS2SmartTouchpad and VoodooPS2Trackpad) - I just put them in Other (separately, together I didn't use them), rebooted the OS and the trackpad was not recognized in the settings. Then I began to try to install these kexts (for the touchpad) in the desired /L/E, performed in the terminal
Code: sudo kextcache -i /
and rebooted. Tried them using KextUtility to install. Naturally on one since all together they don't work.
I do not know after which iteration it helped, maybe right after zakidyvaniya in /L/E and run the command in the terminal, and maybe later after using KextUtility or manual throwing kext in /S/L/E and run the same command in the terminal. If you do experiment, then I recommend mark kexts color point (RMB on the file and choose a colored dot, XS as it is properly called) so that when everything is working to remove them from /L/E and /S/L/E and use of kexts/Other.
In General, after that, the appleps2smarttouchpad and VoodooPS2Trackpad kexts began to work as intended and the trackpad was recognized by the system and now these kexts work from kexts/Other.

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I still cannot swap 2 and 3 finger tap. Currently I have to 3f tap to use right click, which is really a nuisance. Enable/disable Clicking, tap trackpad using 2 finger, edit plist (swap 21-22),... nothing works. Is there any method to fix this? Thanks!

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Touchpad Asus UX501VW working with VoodooI2CHID.kext and VoodooI2C.kext in Mojave without gestures.


Touchpad Name FTE1001 (With VoodooI2C.kext and VoodooI2CFTE.kext) not working gestures


tanks help me.

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