A general-purpose computer, usually portable, contained in a single panel and using a touch screen as the input device.

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Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04?

Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04? Device 03eb:201c I've been looking for 4 days solid (not very skilled) and can't find a solution. I have a generic tablet: C97- Atom N2600 9.7" 2GB ...
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Can Ubuntu run on Windows 8 tablet PCs?

I was looking at some laptop/tablet hybrids, and I came across the Dell XPS 12. It looked like a nice Ultrabook convertible, but (obviously) it runs Windows 8. Can Ubuntu run on any Ultrabook ...
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Can I use the Ubuntu Nexus 7 Desktop Installer on other tablets?

could I install Ubuntu on galaxy note using Nexus 7 Desktop Installer?
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Can Ubuntu run on a Microsoft Surface with Windows RT?

My family might be buying a Windows Surface tablet with Windows RT (Nvidia)? I was wondering if I can run Ubuntu or WUBI on it for my homework?
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How can I install Ubuntu in BlackBerry Playbook?

I have a Blackberry Playbook. I loved the Blackberry OS at first, but now I feel constrained by the lack of applications and functions. I assume that, by installing Ubuntu on my tablet, will give me ...
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What tablets might Ubuntu 12.04 and Unity work on?

I have seen Ubuntu run through emulators on Android, but with lightweight environments rather than unity. I'm asking because I would like to find a cheap tablet i could possibly use in place of my ...
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Can I use my Android tablet as a 2nd monitor in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you use an android tablet as a second display? I love Ubuntu 12.04, but would like to use my Samsung Thrive 10.1 in Android Tablet as a second monitor. Is this ...
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Can I replace the Android OS with Ubuntu on the Zeki 7.0" Android Tablet?

I just ordered this tablet from Target, but I would much rather have Ubuntu on it than Android. Is there any way I can remove Android and install Ubuntu with the necessary drivers? It seems like it ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on MID TAB WMS8153?

Following are the hardware details: Model: Wondermedia WM8650 Android version: 2.2 Kernel version: 2.6.32.9-default Build number: generic-eng 2.2 froyo ver1.5.8-20120331.113758 M788 - DDR2256 4G ...
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Can I download Ubuntu for Android to my mobile device?

My question is already in the title. I want to buy a tablet but I want to work with OpenOffice as well. So in combination with a monitor and a dock it would be possible. But can I download Ubuntu for ...
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How to deactivate multitouch on a Thinkpad x220/x230 tablet?

When writing with the stylus pen (in for example Xournal) the multitouch function is very annoying: When I place my writing hand on the display it produces random lines and figures. So I would like ...
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Will Ubuntu have full tablet functionality on a Lenovo Tablet PC?

Considering a Lenovo Tablet PC, (not sure which one yet). Will UBUNTU work with full tablet functionality including touch screen? Do any touch screen Tablet PC's work? (Panasonic, HP, Dell, etc...)? ...
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How to Install Ubuntu on a HP Touchpad WebOS Tablet?

I found this http://www.webos-internals.org/wiki/UbuntuChroot#Alternative_Step_1:_Re-partitioning_by_hand but I believe there is a better way to do it.
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What are some tablets that can run Ubuntu? [closed]

I can't believe I'm actually asking this, but what are some good, cheap tablets that can run Ubuntu? I'm considering getting a tablet, but I don't really want an expensive one like an iPad. And I love ...
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How well does Ubuntu run on the ASUS Eee tablet?

I'm considering buying an ASUS Eee Transformer Prime. I mainly want it so I can do some light web coding on the go. I commute a lot and most of my time is spent on the trains unfortunately. I know ...
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Is there any way to put ubuntu on a HP touchpad? [closed]

Is there any talk on getting on the touchpad? is it even possible?
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how to install ubuntu on my MID A10 tablet [duplicate]

i just bought this MID A10 tablet here in china and i'll like to know how to install ubuntu on it.
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What tablets would be good for running Kubuntu Active?

Looking at getting a tablet and installing Kubuntu Active Precise daily. Which ones would run it best?
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How do I make Thinkpad X220T Tablet with multitouch screen work?

I am have a Thinkpad X220T with the multitouch screen. This model comes with two options for the screen, only one has the multitouch capabilities. My question is strictly about touchscreen NOT the ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu in Tablets & Smartphones

I have heard some devices come with Ubuntu installed but is it possible to install it on Tablets and Smartphones that do not have Ubuntu preinstalled.
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Conect my tablet to a TV with HDMI

I have a tablet with ubuntu 11.10 and I want to connect it to my TV. My tablet has a miniHDMI port, I have connected to my TV with a miniHDMI-HDMI cable, and what now? I feel a little silly but I ...
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Sometimes ubuntu takes 2 minutes to start

Sorry for the English mistakes, I'm Spanish. I have a tablet with ubuntu 11.10 completely updated. Sometimes it takes about 35 seconds to boot, I suppose it's a right time. However, there are LOTS ...
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Remote access my desktop through router

How can I remote access my computer desktop that is behind a router with my Android Tablet?
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Can I install ubuntu in ViewPad 97i?

ViewPad 97i is a pad device that can install win7 and have usb2.0 port. Can I use it to install ubuntu? I want to know if someone has tried this for ubuntu . I can not decide if I should buy it or ...
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Enabling multitouch, right-click, screen-keyboard, pitch-zoom, etc. on tablet

I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my Tablet (MSI WindPad 110W, currently running windows 8), but the touch-controls are not as it should be: Multitouch doesn't work. Which software/settings do I ...
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Is there an Ubuntu tablet edition?

Is there a tablet version of Ubuntu? Will it run on the iPad or motion LE1600?
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How to enable the accelorometer in Dell Inspiron Duo

I am considering on getting a Dell Duo Tablet PC. I love the idea of a tablet, but there are some things that just need a physical keyboard (no the iPad is NOT immune to this!!) and I hate to have to ...
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Can I ssh (into a mobile device) via USB?

I have a tablet with a USB connection to a host computer. (Ideally the host is running Windows, but if absolutely necessary I could switch the host to be Ubuntu also.) I want to be able to SSH into ...
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How do I get the stylus working on a Lenovo X220 Tablet?

I have just got a Lenovo X220 Tablet and I would like to have a dual boot with Ubuntu. I installed it successfully but after installing Inkscape and Xournal I realized that the stylus doesn't work (it ...
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Is there any on screen keyboard to use on inspiron duo in tablet mode?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a Dell inspiron Duo Hybrid. Almost everything works fine except for the accelerometer. But when using Ubuntu in tablet mode, I couldn't find anyway to have a onscreen ...
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Is programming on ARM a good choice? [closed]

I'm looking for a portable, lightweight device to do some programming on. Up to now the natural choice would have been a notebook but with Tegra 3 tablets due in a few weeks the necessary performance ...
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How can I get the touch screen working on a motion computing m1400

I picked up a motion computing m1400 for cheap and was successful in getting 11.04 installed on it but have run into trouble getting the touch screen to work. This is one of the older tablet pcs that ...
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User friendly way to access an MTP device (Android 3.0 tablet)

Is there a user friendly way to access a MTP device from Ubuntu such as an Android 3.0 tablet? Thanks.
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Getting on screen keyboard when click on text entry field

I have an acer iconia w500 tab that i installed ubuntu on. Its working great except one thing - when i click on a text entry field, the on screen keyboard does not pop up as did on windows. Anyone ...
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Are there any Ubuntu Tablets for sale in the U.S.?

Are there any tablets preinstalled with Ubuntu for sale in the United States? If so, who makes them and where can they be purchased?
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Ubuntu 11.04 on a ARCHOS 101 Internet Tablet?

Does anyone have experience with the ARCHOS 101 Internet Tablet 8gb or 16gb. Can I install Ubuntu 11.04 on it? Can I dual boot Ubuntu / Android? Specs on Archos
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Does Ubuntu 11.04 recognize and work easily on a tablet?

I want to buy a tablet PC and I've seen a new Dell with Ubuntu 11.04 working perfectly. If I want to install Ubuntu 11.04, will it work easily? How's the process to install Ubuntu with tablet ...
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Tablet pen doesn't work correctly when in portrait mode

I'm using a lenovo x201 tablet. I recently upgraded to 11.04. When I rotate the screen 90 degrees (in either direction) to use the computer in portrait mode, the tablet pen does not work correctly. ...
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Are there plans for system-wide smooth scrolling?

As Ubuntu seems to be making strategic preparations for a tablet-like experience, I wondered what priority smooth scrolling is for the team. A use case: I read PDFs on a netbook on a daily basis. ...
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Touch screen and mouse not correctly functional on tablet [closed]

Greetings, all. I have run Ubuntu off a live USB stick on my tablet computer. However, the touch screen behaves erratically - in different ways for different versions, too. In version 10.10, no ...
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Is there a Tablet version of Ubuntu coming up?

Unity seems VERY touch friendly: large icons, high contrast etc. Could it be possible to see it on the tablet market? Since it's very hardware friendly (last I checked, some Ubuntu distros actually ...
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Ubuntu available for smart phones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? Recently, we have heard a lot about different powerful tablets and smartphones with operating systems such as Android ...
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Make long click act like a right click?

Just got my netbook edition of Ubuntu working with my tablets touch screen about 3 seconds ago... but straight away, I've noticed something - is it possible to make the right click menu show up when I ...
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Are there plans for handwriting recognition?

This is a big feature when it comes to putting Ubuntu onto tablets. Currently, Netbook edition works great for that purpose and the pen digitiser is perfect, but the handwriting would be a real ...
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Will there be a focus on creating a dockable On Screen Keyboard for Unity?

I have been looking for a couple of years for a clean, usable On Screen Keyboard for touchscreen interfaces for Ubuntu, and most have fallen short. With the increase interest in tablets and netbooks, ...
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On screen Keyboard with uTouch

I want to buy a Mecer LUCID Slate tablet and install unity on the tablet. Thus no keyboard. Clicking on a text entry field will this bring up a on screen keyboard? Does uTouch support a on screen ...
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What specs would a tablet need to run painting apps (mypaint, etc.) well?

I want to pick up a tablet or touch-enabled laptop to use for drawing and painting with a stylus. But I'm not sure whether one of the convertible netbooks from Asus and others would have the guts to ...
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HP TC4200 tablet Stylus not working on Unity interface

I've installed 10.10 Netbook edition on my HP TC4200 tablet PC. I primarily use it in the slate mode with a stylus and on screen keyboard. I can use the stylus as a mouse replacement for everything ...
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Tablet PC hardware for Ubuntu/Linux?

I'm in need of an e-book reader, and considering it'd be yet another thing to throw into my student bag I want to look into tablet computing. Now, I don't really have much love for Apple's stuff, so ...
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mouse stuck after resumption from suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 on a Gateway TA1 convertable tablet PC. After I suspend by closing the lid, and resume by reopening the lid, I cannot use my trackpad mouse anymore. How can I fix this? ...