A touchscreen is a computer display that responds to tactile input. Touchscreens are often used as a supplement or replacement for a mouse; the user touches the object onscreen to be manipulated directly rather than clicks on it with a mouse pointer.

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Ubuntu 14.10 touchscreen not recognized anymore on XPS 15 9530 Haswell

I've a Dell XPS 15 with Ubuntu 14.10 and I've just realized that my touchscreen does not work anymore. It's not even recogized: $ dmesg |grep -i touch [ 3.179897] psmouse serio1: synaptics: ...
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HP TouchSmart 600 Touchscreen driver

I have a HP TouchSmart 600 and I installed Linux on the machine. Everything runs fine except the touchscreen. I tryed it with the newest Ubuntu 32/64bit and also with Linux Mint 32/64bit. Found this ...
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If a program is compatible with Ubuntu, will it be compatible with Ubuntu Touch?

I really want to get a tablet PC and install Ubuntu Touch on it. Will every package that I've installed in my desktop installation of Ubuntu (14.04) run in Ubuntu Touch? Is Ubuntu Touch simply ...
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Ubuntu 14 compatible with Asus Slate EP121 with Touchscreen?

I have a (now old) Asus Slate EP121 with a lovely Touchscreen. It seems like several posts here have reported problems with earlier versions of Ubuntu, eg Touch screen support Asus EP121 . I would ...
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Dell Inspiron 20 Touch Screen Right Click Ubuntu 14.04 64

I have been having problems finding a logical or one that works yet. I have a 10 point multi touch. I can't use some features but right click being the big one. Does anyone else have one of these that ...
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Ubuntu on Flex 2-15

I just got my new Lenovo Flex 2-15 with preinstalled Windows 8 using which I do not want to use. I would like to install Ubuntu on it but I never had experience with touch screens and I am wondering ...
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Yoga 2 11 (mo:20428) rotate-screen script not working?

Good day! I can not for the life of me figure out why my Yoga 2 11 will not work with the scripts. I assume that other people have had it work for theirs but mine will not :( here are the links to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 multitouch screen support

I have a Dell E7240 laptop with a multitouch screen. It works perfectly in Windows 8 with multitouch gestures. However Ubuntu 14.04 seem to ignore multitouch gestures coming from the screen and they ...
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Yoga S1 Automatic Screen Rotation?

Is there any way to get Ubuntu 14.04 to recognize the accelerometer built into the thinkpad yoga S1? Magick-Rotation seems to have quit a few years ago, and I couldn't find anything else besides ...
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Drag/drop and right-click not working on Surface Pro 3 touch screen

I have a Surface Pro 3 on which I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-booting with Windows 8.1), running Cinnamon. The touchscreen mostly works great, except for two things: 1) clicking and ...
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Touchpad gestures and Touchscreen gestures

Is possible to have gestures for touchpad and touchscreen at the same time? So far I was only able to enable gestures for touchscreen (using touchegg), after disabling unity default multitouch ...
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touchscreen gestures just move mouse

I am running Lubuntu 10.14, and my touchscreen does not function properly, it does not seem to recognize any gestures. Where I expect it to scroll on a swipe, it just moves the mouse pointer. It ...
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Touch screen scrolling on Surface Pro 3 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I just got Ubuntu running on my Surface and it is awesome except that scrolling is not working. Scrolling works with touchpad but not with touch screen. When I use my finger to swipe from up to down ...
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Touchscreen support on EEE 701

If I install a 7" touch screen on my EEE PC 4G Surf, would I be able to interact with it without additional software? It would be plugged into the motherboard using the spare internal USB port.
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Touchpad detected on boot once but not again

Ever since getting this laptop and installing Ubuntu 14.04 on it, the touchpad wasn't detected at all. I had pretty much given up on it, as no answers I'd found seemed to help, nor did updating the ...
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Making touch screen act like touchpad

I have a tablet running Ubuntu. When I touch the screen, it seems to register as a mouse click. But if I drag across the screen, it places the mouse where I start to drag and drags the mouse with my ...
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Screen goes black every Tuesday? [closed]

I'm managing 100+ (mostly offline) KDS 66T touchscreens running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS (lucid). I recently noticed that the two (offline) test machines in our office have black screens every Wednesday ...
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USB not working in 14.04.1 (sometimes)

About one out of three boots, USB doesn't work on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 running Ubuntu 14.04.1. This includes the USB touchscreen as well as optical drive, keyboard, or anything else plugged into the ...
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How to fix touchscreen on my Acer c720p

I have an issue with the touchscreen of my Acer c270p (it's a Chromebook). The past two weeks, I was using chrome OS AND ubuntu thanks to crouton, but to save place, I decided to entirely remove ...
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Touchscreen and Auto Rotate

I have an HP Pavillion x360 that came OEM with Windows 8.1. Due to my work I was required to dual boot with Kubuntu 14.04. After some time Kubuntu managed to delete a Windows partition and end the ...
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Why can't I scroll the unity dash with a touch/swipe?

The Unity Dash is great for touchscreen use, with it's large icons, but why can't I scroll with a swipe like I can in Nautilus?
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Touch screen stopped working after installing other desktops

I prefer the Gnome classic desktop to Unity. After following the instructions and installing the other desktops, touch screen reverted to only behaving like a mouse pointer. It worked well before the ...
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Chromium on Touchscreen opens link in new tab

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a touchscreen laptop (Dell Inspiron 3521) with Chromium installed. When I click on a link with the touchpad (or mouse), the link opens in the same tab. However, when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 11 3000 touch screen boots unreliably

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this laptop once booted works all right. However, the boot itself is a gamble. I often have to make many tries to get it to boot successfully. It can get stuck at unpredictable ...
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HP Pavilion 11-n038ca touchscreen

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion 11-n038ca laptop, but the touchscreen is not working. Can anyone tell me how to make it work? Thanks.
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Setting Up a Touchscreen?

How do I set up my touch screen? I cant find anything online regarding the issue.I have a Toshiba Satellite C55t-A5222.
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New Asus laptop freezes every couple of minutes when on battery

This problem is different than : New asus with ubuntu keeps freezing and What should I do when Ubuntu freezes Actually i have 3 major problems I'll list according to importance : Couple of ...
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ELO touch screen Intellitouch 4600L not working in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version. Actually, the calibration is working through xinput. But it is not working good, in some area the touch working. Also when I touch in left side corner the screen ...
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Cannot calibrate HP touchscreen

I have an HP x360 laptop that has a touchscreen. However, I can't calibrate it in Ubuntu. I dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu and the touchscreen works fine in windows 8.1 I have tried using ...
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Fail to run *ubuntu

my wife asked me to install Ubuntu on her HP Pavilion 11 x360 (which came with Windows 8.1), after she saw how well it works on my laptop and how little she likes Windows 8.1. Feeling confident after ...
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Wacom Finger touch not working after upgrade to 14.04

On my Thinkpad X230 Tablet after the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 the finger touch stopped working. It is listed by xsetwacom: xsetwacom --list devices Wacom ISDv4 E6 Pen stylus id: 10 ...
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Touchscreen don't click in google chrome

I have a xps13 developer edition with ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled, and my problem is related with the touchscreen, that it's not working properly in google chrome... When I touch the screen the ...
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Install ubuntu on POS system with touch screen

i have a POS system computer (Advanced APT AP15) which already has an ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed and i want to install an 14.04 Ubuntu, i'm using an live USB, when the installer starts the touch ...
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Catch lid close and open events

I tried to write a script like this suggestion: How do I configure the screen to lock when I close the lid? I created a directory and a new script file: mkdir /etc/acpi/local gksudo gedit ...
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Disable touchscreen on closing laptop lid

I configured my laptop so the display screen stays on and unlocked when I close the lid, because I want to do sleep and lock manually when I need it to. This works fine so far with only one drawback, ...
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eGalax touchscreen detects no input in upper part of the screen

According to xinput, the touch sensor in question is an EXC7200-7623v1.000, and is recognized as two slave pointers, one of wich is of type "Pen". With xinput test 12 (the non-pen part has the id ...
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Touchscreen on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad yoga, and touch worked out of the box (Thank you devs). But I can't figure out how to configure more gestures and make it actually work for me. Does anyone ...
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python GUI frameworks that support touch devices

Hello everyone I want to know what is the best GUI framework for python that supports touch I've been searching couple of hours and this are results which I found: PyQt5 I heard for Qt and I know ...
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How to detect touchscreen devices from a script?

I'm looking for a reliable way to detect if a laptop has a touchscreen device from a script. I know I can parse the output of: $ xinput --list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Enable touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 11s Ubuntu 14.04

Hey I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s (Ivybridge), when I first ran the installation, the touch pad didn't work but the touchscreen did, I foolishly tried to install to an SD Card ...
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Lenovo touchscreen on C440

I have a Lenovo C440 all-in-one PC. I just installed Ubuntu on it and have everything setup and working pefectly. The only thing that never worked is the touchscreen. I have ready many different ...
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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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Setting up touch driver to run through service

We are trying to integrate a touch panel to our Linux system. Touch driver (General touch) I am trying to run this application in Linux service.Below are the steps which i followed Driver ...
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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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Touchscreen not detected after install latest Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a new ultrabook (EXO brand). It cames with win8, and everything workd fine. After remove win8 and install ubuntu 14.04 the touchscreen and touchpad were not recognized by the SO: ls usb, ...
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Unable to calibrate LG L1730SF with USB connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to calibrate my LG L1730SF USB touch screen with Ubuntu 14.04. If I run the "calibrate touchscreen" application and follow the steps needed, it doesn't calibrate. I also looked at this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 touch screen not working after latest kernel upgrade

I have Dell Inspiron 15R and every thing was working right until yesterday that installed the latest updates (which included a new kernel 3.13.0-33-generic); and the touch screen is not working ...
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Kubuntu - How to use Plasma Active?

Is there any way to switch to the Plasma Active Workspace on Kubuntu? The Kubuntu Active images are broken for me for over a year now and so I wanted to try to activate Plasma Active somehow within ...
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HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC trackpad does not work. Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu on an HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC model: 15-d021ca. The trackpad does not work but an external mouse does. xserver-xorg-input-synaptics is already the newest version. The ...
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My touch screen doesn't work on Xubuntu 14.04

I installed Xubuntu (14.04) on a Sam4s machine. It used to have windows xp, but now the touch screen doesn't work. How can I fix it? Is there anyway i could possibly just use any kind of touchscreen ...