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

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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? ...
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multi-touch support with fujitsu t900 [closed]

The pen works great out of the box. Any idea how to get multi-touch working? Thanks!
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How do I configure touchscreen on my HP tx1000 laptop running xubuntu?

I tried looking online for all possible solutions and even installing evtouch package, but nothing seems to work. I know that the tx1000 series laptops are notoriously linux unfriendly. Does anyone ...
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How to calibrate my touchscreen on a HP Pavilion tx2500? [closed]

I have a laptop (HP Pavilion tx2500) with touchscreen functionality, it works fine but isn't calibrated, what is the best way to do it?
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How much space will the Ubuntu 10.04 netbook take after installation…is it compatible with the Archos 9? [closed]

I wanted to install ubuntu on my Archos 9, which currently has Win 7 starter, is it possible to get onscreen keyboard with d default key on archos?? How much space does the ubuntu take after ...
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Is there a tablet-centric desktop available for Ubuntu?

I have a Lenovo x61 tablet PC running Ubuntu 10.04. I've got Karol Krizka's auto-rotate daemon working, along with a variety of other applications like cellwriter, though for some reason even when ...
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What are the multi-touch netbooks/tablets that work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I will be going to University soon and am looking for a tablet/netbook on which I can use a stylus to write notes (Chinese characters mostly). I have only found 2 netbooks (with swivel screens and ...