Note: this post has been edited to match my ubuntu 10.04 config.
Ubuntu now uses grub 2 as the default boot loader, and this means a change in the instructions for making the kogan agora touchpad function under ubuntu.
After putting out a call for assistance on this, Tom has come through with the goods! In order to get the agora’s touchpad working with grub 2, follow these instructions
In a terminal:
sudo gedit /etc/default/grub
Find the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash” and just after it add a new line and type in (make sure you type to avoid the wrong quote symbol copying and pasting) the following line:
and then update grub and reboot:
I have tested this myself and it works a treat. Thanks Tom!