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

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Which recent tablet/notebook convertible PCs run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS flawlessly?

I’m an Ubuntu newbie, and I’m interested in acquiring a tablet/notebook convertible PC that will run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS without lots of hardware incompatibility and driver tweaking hassles. In ...
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Netbook/Tablet : is there a way to switch between Desktop mode and touch mode (preferably the new Touch interface of Ubuntu)?

I have a Dell Inspiron Duo (a netbook with flipping screen that functions as a tablet as well) ... and to revive this netbook/tablet I installed Ubuntu (13.10). Everything seems to work just fine (in ...
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can the wacom tablets be used to write chinese character

well i am rather new to linux and my family would like to use it as well but they would want to use a wacom tablet to write instead. With my past experience with linux many basic programs that would ...
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Wacom Tablet - xsetwacom Area command causes no change

I've been trying to use the xsetwacom --set 16 Area command to change the area that my Wacom Intuos tablet can operate on (16 is the stylus device). When I plug in the tablet the default area is ...
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Tablet format for Ubuntu Touch Emulator (ETA)

Does anyone have any idea how long we are likely to be waiting for the tablet format to be released for the Ubuntu Touch Emulator? From what I can see so far the emulator only emulates a phone. I ...
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Sharing internet connection with tablet over a proxy-server

I have a proxy-server at home and set up my ubuntu accordingly. All works fine. My setup is that you can only gain internet access over that proxy. Now I have setup a raspberry pi with an edimax ...
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Touch screen, wacom, producing lines offscreen (Xournal et al)

I'm getting an error writing in Xournal that looks like this: That is, whenever my pen touches the screen, it draws a line from upper left off-screen to the point where I connect. I remember ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Android 4.1 tablet?

How can I install and run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Android tablet? I had Ubuntu installed on my laptop but its chip crashed. I want to buy a tablet and install Ubuntu 12.04 on it.
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Ubuntu on a windows 8.1 tablet

I would like to ask if i could run the normal pc ubuntu version on one of the new windows 8.1 tablets with the intel atom z3770 or z3740? It is possible? Would be nice, because the hardware and the ...
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Android Tablet as second display

I have faced with issue. My use-case: I have - PC with ubuntu and android tablet, I need - The android tablet as second monitor, but connected by wi-fi. I was trying to do next: sudo apt-get ...
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ubuntu touch on non-brand name tablet?

I have just gotten a non-name brand android table running 4.0.4 and the model number is A13-MID. Curious as to if this non-brand tablet would be able to have the new ubuntu touch os that just came ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (p3113)

I have a Galaxy tab (p3113). I have been trying for some time now to get the developer preview of Ubuntu Touch installed on it. I followed the instructions on the 3rd-party maintainer's page for my ...
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How can I backup media from a tablet to my Ubuntu desktop?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 How can I use my desktop to back up my tablet? I tried to call Samsung support earlier, but they wanted $200 for their tech support!
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Ctrl and Shift keys are sticky

I think ubuntu recognized my laptop (Asus U32U) as a tablet and after the installation I had huge on-screen keyboard. Deleted by unistalling via Synaptic anything related with virtual keyboard. Now I ...
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Can we install 12.10 on HP Touchpad? If so please give details

I'm an Ubuntu enthusiast.I own a HP touchPad tablet running webOS. I love to run ubuntu 12.X on it. I've gone through few sites and videos, nothing is clear. Please help me in this. Thanks Tej
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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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Trouble registering secondary click on multi-touch screen

Having some issues trying to get Ubuntu to work on a Sony Vaio Tap 11 tablet. Overall it's working, pen works, multitouch gestures (pinch, 4 finger show dash ..) work, however right click does not. ...
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Best tablet to purchase with Ubuntu OS in mind

Currently I've got an old Nexus 7 (2012) and ubuntu laptops though I'm looking at purchasing a tablet for doing some everyday tasks; google docs or web browsing. I'm not worried so much by the price ...
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installation of drivers for easypen i405x for ubuntu14.04

Have you installed easypen i405x ,if yes, can you please put the detailed steps you followed for installing the tablet ? Like where did you find the drivers .In product specification it says that ...
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Nexus 7 2012 with newer desktop Ubuntu

I read many about that and because I dont know what do with N7 I'd like install some linux on that. :-) In last days and nights I trying that and I succesfull installed Ubuntu Touch Preview and ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my Kindle Fire 1st Gen? (Not Ubuntu Touch)

I have an old Kindle Fire, 1st Gen. Is is possible to install plain Ubuntu 14.04 (real Ubuntu, not Touch) or even 12.04 onto this tablet? I am hoping to run Wine and maybe create a micro-workstation ...
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Trying to install Magick-Rotation on a gateway C-140x

Hello I'm hoping I can get some help here. I have a gateway C-140xl and I just upgraded to 14.04. I'm trying to install magick-rotation 1.6.2. First issue I noticed is that the installer is recognized ...
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Can not use Wacom Intuos CTL-480 and Touch Tablet on Ubuntu?

I am extremely new to Linux and just recently downloaded Ubuntu to my Chromebook. I really need to install my Wacom Intuos Pen and Touch tablet but the system can not recognize it. I have already ...
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Trying to mount my Nexus 7 via MTP

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I plug in my Nexus 7, nothing shows up in Files to allow me transfer files onto the tablet. When I plug the tablet in I seem to be getting different error messages each ...
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Can Ubuntu for tablets run Java applets?

Can Ubuntu for tablets run JAVA applets in browser? My bank has netbanking build in Java and I need to use it on my android tablet which does not support Java browser applets. Don't have experience ...
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What architectures and bootloaders for tablets is needed to run the Ubuntu Desktop?

Lately you can see all kinds of laptop/tablet/pc hybrids: Laptop convertibles, Tablet PCs, Tablets. Also, they run either ARM, Atom or full Core i3/5/7 processors. Some use GRUB, others use EUFI. I ...
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Trusty on Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2

I would like to be able to install Trusty on this Windows tablet and replace Windows completely. The only thing that I've been able to find on it is that Secure Boot has to be disabled (which I ...
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How can I bind a keybord shortcut on my Thoinkpad X220 Tablet?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad X220T (or X220 Tablet). I have set up two scripts to enhance the screen rotation, and I would like to bind them to a keyboard ...
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How do I adjust the pressure range in my wacom tablet? Ubuntu 13.10 - Motion LE1700

I have a LE1700 tablet pc that I'm trying to save from the XP EOS through use of Ubuntu and everything works out of the box but I'm getting to high a range of pressure. xinput states that that I have ...
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13.10 graphics tablet recognized but not working

i'm using genius i608x tablet and in 13.10 it is recognized by name with lsusb also gimp recognizes the tablet but the mouse pointer is not moving. I can click on stuff so I guess the buttons are ...
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Installing ubuntu-touch on lenovo s6000 ideapad

I'm about to install ubuntu-touch on my lenovo s6000 but couldn't find the model's name in the supported devices list, what should I expect?
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how to get Wacom bamboo pen CTL-470 on ubuntu 12.04

I bought a wacom tablet and I need to get it working I have tried the simple terminal codes like this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lekensteyn/wacom-tablet sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing the Touch Preview on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). I have never liked the Android OS or the tablet in general, and wanted to try out Ubuntu Touch. I have done multiple searches on the internet to try to figure out ...
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Rollout plan for ubuntu touch on android devices

Is there a plan in place for the roll-out of ubuntu touch for devices other than the Nexus devices. As of now the entire development is done by volunteers picking up and working on certain devices, so ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S Wifi 4.2 tablet

Can I install Ubuntu touch on Galaxy S wifi 4.2 tablet? Do I have to root it before? Anyone have tried?
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Ubuntu doesn't see my tablet

I have ainol novo 10 quard tablet. When I connect it to Ubuntu by USB, it doesn't see it at all. Do I need to install ainol drivers? Or something else?
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Ubuntu compatibility with WinBook tablets

Does anyone have experience with Ubuntu 14.04 or newer on the WinBook tablets? I am looking at getting one, specifically the 8inch model. They appear to be Intel based, BayTrail processor, 2GBP of ...
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Any experience installing linux on an HP pavilion 11-N030ar

I'm still looking for an affordable 10/11 inch two in one model (tablet/netbook) in which I could flawlessly install regular ubuntu (not ubuntu touch) (gosh, I didn't think it was going to be that ...
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Thinkpad x201 tablet touchscreen not recognized

xsetwacom --list devices gives me nothing, however, on Windows7 touch-screen and stylus works fine. How to fix this on ubuntu 14.10 up to date
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Tablet mapping problem on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. Everything works fine. But I can't find an option for me to configure out how to set a mapping for my Wacom tablet. Could anyone give me an ...
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primary screen blank if external monitor already connected on start up

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Iconia W700. When I boot and afterwards plug in an external monitor everything works. However, if the monitor is already connected during boot, the screen of ...
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Will Nexus 10 run “Full Desktop convergence”?

I am looking at getting a Nexus 10 for school and I need to have the Full Desktop Convergence. The nexus 10 only has a Dual-core A15 CPU but it has a quad core GPU. I am assuming that that means it ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Karbonn S11 (win8) Tablet

I've recently bought a win8 Karbonn s11 Tablet PC and now i want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. The point is that the BIOS (windows calls it UEFI [?!], but it's certainly BIOS up to me) doesnt see the ...
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Onboard in lubunto

I am trying to install lubunto on my tablet HP Slate2 arm based atom 1.5ghz 2gb ram the problem I'm having is that there is no 'onboard' or on screen keyboard.so I can't finish the install .... Any ...
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Gigabyte s1080 touchscreen tablet

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on my Gigabyte s1080 touchscreen tablet and I am unable to use the tablet without a keyboard plugged in. Is there a way to activate the on screen keyboard? I ...
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digital tablet which is capable of giving input to my applet?

I have java project , which is currently developing and will be deployed in ubuntu only. Here i need a digital tablet which is having both mouse and pen, which is capable of giving input to my applet ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet - Acer Iconia w3

I am Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet, Acer Iconia w3. I have tried to boot from USB and DVD via USB drive. Any help would be appreciated. I am looking to wipe Windows 8 completely ...
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14.04 freezes on boot after installing ubuntu-touch package

I did apt-get install ubuntu-touch and rebooted by ideapad s10-3t to a black screen with a with a blinking _. How to I boot and use ubuntu-touch?
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Ubuntu|Windows Dual boot on I3 powered Tablet?

After I started using Ubuntu on my laptop some Month ago, I'd love to use it on my tabled too. However, because of different reasons, I can't just trash the windows on my Tablet. So my question is: is ...
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Is there support for screen rotation and keyboard/trackpad lock on a yoga 11s in ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 11s. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is/will be support for tablet mode (i.e. screen rotation and input lock for the keyboard and track ...