Public bug reported:

In Ubuntu 16.04.3 and 17.10.1 holding down either shift key on a Dell
Latitude 7480 causes random mouse clicks to occur without being nowhere
near the touchpad with palms. No external mouse/keyboard connected.
Disabling `Tap to click` in `Mouse & Touchpad` settings makes the
problem go away. The problem is not present in 14.04.5, whether
installed or live CD.

How to reproduce:

1. On a Dell Latitude 7480 live boot (or install) one of the following images:
- ubuntu-16.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso
- ubuntu-17.10.1-desktop-amd64.iso

2. Open `Mouse & Touchpad` and make sure `Tap to click` is enabled.
3. Click `Test Your Settings` and make sure window has focus.
4. Hold down either shift key and after a few seconds single/double clicks 
start registering.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: xorg 1:7.7+13ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.10.0-28.32~16.04.2-generic 4.10.17
Uname: Linux 4.10.0-28-generic x86_64
.tmp.unity_support_test.0:
 
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.10
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.376.2
CompizPlugins: No value set for 
`/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: compiz
CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed Mar  7 13:00:21 2018
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: xenial
DistroVariant: ubuntu
ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes, if not too technical
GraphicsCard:
 Intel Corporation Device [8086:5916] (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:07a0]
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170801)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Latitude 7480
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi 
file=/cdrom/preseed/username.seed boot=casper quiet splash ---
SourcePackage: xorg
Symptom: display
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 01/30/2018
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 1.8.2
dmi.board.name: 00F6D3
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A00
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: 
dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvr1.8.2:bd01/30/2018:svnDellInc.:pnLatitude7480:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn00F6D3:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct10:cvr:
dmi.product.name: Latitude 7480
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.12.2+16.04.20160823-0ubuntu1
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.76-1~ubuntu16.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 17.0.7-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 17.0.7-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core N/A
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau N/A

** Affects: xorg (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New


** Tags: amd64 apport-bug compiz-0.9 ubuntu xenial

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Title:
  Dell Latitude 7480 press shift keys triggers random mouseclick when
  `Tap to click` enabled on touchpad.

Status in xorg package in Ubuntu:
  New

Bug description:
  In Ubuntu 16.04.3 and 17.10.1 holding down either shift key on a Dell
  Latitude 7480 causes random mouse clicks to occur without being
  nowhere near the touchpad with palms. No external mouse/keyboard
  connected. Disabling `Tap to click` in `Mouse & Touchpad` settings
  makes the problem go away. The problem is not present in 14.04.5,
  whether installed or live CD.

  How to reproduce:

  1. On a Dell Latitude 7480 live boot (or install) one of the following images:
  - ubuntu-16.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso
  - ubuntu-17.10.1-desktop-amd64.iso

  2. Open `Mouse & Touchpad` and make sure `Tap to click` is enabled.
  3. Click `Test Your Settings` and make sure window has focus.
  4. Hold down either shift key and after a few seconds single/double clicks 
start registering.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: xorg 1:7.7+13ubuntu3
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.10.0-28.32~16.04.2-generic 4.10.17
  Uname: Linux 4.10.0-28-generic x86_64
  .tmp.unity_support_test.0:
   
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.10
  Architecture: amd64
  CasperVersion: 1.376.2
  CompizPlugins: No value set for 
`/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
  CompositorRunning: compiz
  CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
  CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Wed Mar  7 13:00:21 2018
  DistUpgraded: Fresh install
  DistroCodename: xenial
  DistroVariant: ubuntu
  ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes, if not too technical
  GraphicsCard:
   Intel Corporation Device [8086:5916] (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
     Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:07a0]
  LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170801)
  MachineType: Dell Inc. Latitude 7480
  ProcEnviron:
   PATH=(custom, no user)
   XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
   LANG=en_US.UTF-8
   SHELL=/bin/bash
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi 
file=/cdrom/preseed/username.seed boot=casper quiet splash ---
  SourcePackage: xorg
  Symptom: display
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  dmi.bios.date: 01/30/2018
  dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: 1.8.2
  dmi.board.name: 00F6D3
  dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.board.version: A00
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.modalias: 
dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvr1.8.2:bd01/30/2018:svnDellInc.:pnLatitude7480:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn00F6D3:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct10:cvr:
  dmi.product.name: Latitude 7480
  dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
  version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.12.2+16.04.20160823-0ubuntu1
  version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
  version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.76-1~ubuntu16.04.1
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 17.0.7-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
  version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 17.0.7-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
  version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau N/A

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