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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How to hide the mouse cursor when using the touchscreen in Lubuntu?

I have an installation of Lubuntu 15.04 x86-64 and I want the mouse cursor to hide only when the touchscreen is used, the same way as it is in Ubuntu 14.04 x86-64 (tested on the same machine). I ...
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Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly? Asus VIVOBOOK

I have a notebook Asus VivoBook with touchscreen, but the drivers are not working properly and interfere with my mouse. Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly?
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Touchscreen usages on ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on my HP Envy M6 touchsmart. I have this hardware issue with the mouse pad (control zone), and I would like to base most of my actions on just the touchscreen (.i.e. I ...
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Ubuntu with a Digital Whiteboard

Attempting to use Ubuntu 15.04 with a few Sharp PN-l702b Digital whiteboards. I've installed the OS onto some Mini-PCs and almost everything works in the way I expect, except that the touchscreen is ...
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Touchscreen won't work with chrome on Ubuntu 15.04

I am using ubuntu gnome 15.04. I understand this question has been asked before, but no other solutions have worked for me. How can I fix this? I am willing to use a different version like 14.04 if ...
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Accessing root files on Ubuntu Phone from my eOS based on Ubuntu. [duplicate]

I'm wondering if its possible to access the root files on my Ubuntu Phone E5 from my computer. I know I can access them from the terminal on the phone but its not ideal using that touchscreen to ...
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Touchscreen not working on Dell Venue 11 Pro (Ubuntu Gnome 15.04)

I have tried everything, damaged my Ubuntu installation several times so that I had to reinstall it, tried Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 LTS, 15.04 and it's all the same: Everything works fine, except for ...
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How to choose which OS to start in dual boot with Touch Screen and no physical keyboard?

I (now) own an HP Slate 2(b2a28ut) which it's a fancy piece of technological art. It does look like a tablet itself and it acts like an Android Tablet because of its Capacitive Touch Screen, but it is ...
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Touchscreen doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 (Toshba Satellite L30W-B)

So my Toshiba Satellite originally had Win8 on it, but after some updates, the touchscreen stopped working out of the blue. I was getting tired of Windows so I installed Ubuntu 14.04 here and tried ...
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touch on NEC monitor with TUIO doesn't work

I have a monitor NEC P553 SST that use TUIO protocol and pc zotac with processor intel i3 with ubuntu 12.04. They are connected with HDMI. To use the touch, the monitor manual tells to turn off ...
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is there a command line flag to set google-chrome to act like a mobile browser

I'm setting up a kiosk style instrument with a 7inch lcd and egalax touch screen running on ubuntu server. I followed this tutorial to do this to get chrome running in kiosk mode: ...
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How to fix Ubuntu touch screen problems on Sony Vaio laptops?

I have a Sony Vaio laptop which has Touchscreen enabled. And I have ubuntu installed alongside the windows 8.1. But I can't use Touchscreen as I can in Windows 8.1 in my Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use ...
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Auto rotate screen on Dell 13 7000 with 15.04 (Gnome)

Gnome seems very suited for touch enabled devices, is there a way to auto rotate the screen when I flip the laptop/tablet?
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Ubuntu 15.0 (Gnome): touch screen stops working after locking the system

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome) on my Dell 13 7000, after I lock the system the touch screen stops working, also some Gnome shell shortcuts stop working. Restarting Gnome shell ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 touchscreen issues

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu 14.04 kiosk. I am very new to Linux. The kiosk part I have figured out, it is finally working as it should. The touch-screen is the issue, not all of the touch events ...
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How can I boost performance on my Lenovo C40?

Hi I have a Lenovo C40-05 specs are Lenovo C40-05 21.5-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (AMD A6 1.8 GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB Hard Drive Can I put a better video card in it...it had a built in Radeon ...
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Touchscreen problem - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in Dell inspiron 13 serie 7000 (7348)

I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 (7348). I would like to install Ubuntu, though still not officially released a version pre-installed on this machine. Which version of Ubuntu ...
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Black screen, apparently caused by touchscreen

Sometimes my screen goes black, I think it happens when I touch the touchscreen but it happens like once every ten minutes so I can't be sure. I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell xps 13 2015, and I ...
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How does Ubuntu fare with touchscreen support?

I plan on getting a touchscreen for my raspberry pi 2 and installing ubuntu on it. If Ubuntu has touchscreen support then does that automatically make it compatible with the Adafruit TFT 3.5" 480x320 ...
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Touchscreen doesn't work after update from 14.04 to 15.04

My touchscreen worked fine with 14.04, but stopped to respond after I updated the system to 15.04. The laptop is ASUS ux302lg. $ xinput Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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touch screen calibration [duplicate]

I'm trying to calibrate NEC tablet PC running Ubuntu 14.04. After the calibration using xinput I try to copy the results to the 10-evdev.conf,but cannot save it because of a permission error.
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How do I disable the “stylus” mode on Ubuntu 14.04 for Touchscreen?

My company is developing on a Dell 3030 AIO with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. We have run into an Issue with the touchscreen whereby if a user rubs it with the back of their hand, the screen loses focus ...
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eGalax multitouch and calibration 14.04

I'm doing some kiosk touchscreen school project. I have eGalax touchscreen and I'm using the latest eGalax drivers. I followed this tutorial : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touchscreen I'm using eGTouchU ...
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Ubuntu on tablet can move mouse, but can't click

I installed Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad Helix and runs fine, except for the fact, that I can't tap to click. The mouse moves fine, but no click events are fired. The touchpad works fine, the ...
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theGate infrared touch screen doesn't work on 14.04 LTS

We have smart boards at school and we use it for education. It's simply a large screen and a hidden computer which is connected to a frame, including theGate infrared touch screen module. It works ...
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Fujitsu Lifebook T730 Touchscreen doesn't work in any version of Ubuntu

It is basically a waccom tablet for the screen with the pen and pressure sensitive. No version of official Ubuntu I have tried yet works. But it does kind of work in Linux Mint XFCE 17 and Xubuntu ...
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Make a right click with Super ( or another key )+left click

I have an xps 13 (2015), I can't manage to make a right click with the touchscreen by any means. I tought a good solution would be to make a Super+left click, a bit like the alt+left click to drag a ...
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Goodix touchscreen, acpi, bluetooth/wifi drivers [14.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Winbook Tw100 (bay trail) windows 8 tablet. I was going to install 15.04, but it was not able to install (it could only run in LiveCD mode). Surprisingly enough, ...
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Chrome 43 + Touchscreen + Ubuntu 15.04

This is a followup to Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) Has anyone had the ability to use touch-devices on newer versions of Chrome and Ubuntu? This seems to no longer work for me
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Xinput command in autorun script doesn't execute

I use two monitors 15 inch and 19 inch. With the 15 inch I also use a touchscreen. I have to map touch events to 15 inch monitor with this command: xinput map-to-output 11 VGA1 11 stands for id ...
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How to calibrate Lenovo x60 touchscreen

I have a Lenovo x60 tablet. I need to calibrate the touchscreen. I have tried doing it with the terminal but can't understand the instructions. Is there a simple program I can use?.
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Ubuntu 15.04 on HP Pavilion x2 - 13-r100dx Laptop

I purchased this laptop at the beginning of 2015 and I have loved the little guy. It does wonders as a laptop, is a bit clunky as a tablet but quite fun to have both options available at hand. I ...
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Touchscreen support for Ubuntu in VirtualBox?

I have seen the news about VirtualBox adding touch screen support: here But it seems like this was targeted mainly at Windows 8. There is also a thread over at the Virtual Box forums describing the ...
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Touch Screen Support for Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Dell Inspiron 3521 touch screen laptop. How do I use multi-touch and pinch to zoom with Ubuntu?
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Touchpad not recognized on Asus N550JK (FocalTech)

I'm installing a new laptop and the touchpad is not fully recognized. Specifically, two finger scrolling does not work. extract from /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0001 ...
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Screen calibration

I am using an interactive board on ubuntu 12.04LTS.To use this I have installed annotation software which required screen calibration .Now I successfully installed the software into ubuntu 12.04 but ...
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Touchscreen with KVM switch gives clicks

Im currently running a shuttle pc with the latest version of Ubuntu with a ELO touchscreen connected via a KVM switch (Belkin SOHO with usb hub). On the other machine (a custom os) it works fine, ...
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Is upgrading to Utopic worth it? Will I encounter lots of bugs?

I have a newer, touchscreen laptop/tablet (a 2-in-1? but it doesn't come apart, it folds back and becomes a tablet), and I'd like the fullest support possible for my newer device. When trying to ...
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How to connect USB touch screen with Ubuntu

I want to connect USB touch screen with ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Is there any device which can be used easily in ubuntu. The word Easaily can be that it can be used without any additional device driver ...
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Multiple Displays on All in one Touch Screen

My question may have been previously addressed but I wasn't able to find it. I'm new to Linux so this could be a noob question. I have an Asus All-in-one touch screen that I recently installed Ubuntu ...
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Touchscreen not working on Toughbook CF-C2

I have a Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2CQAZXCM with the touchpad (NOT the touchpad+digitizer) and I cannot get the touchscreen to work. I followed Toughbook CF-C2 touch screen not detected and was able to ...
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How to use On-screen keyboard in Firefox/Chrome in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

Pretty simple question, it's all in the topic line. I enabled the universal access features, turned on the keyboard, and it's pretty nice except for the fact that I can't use it in my internet ...
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Ubuntu Core Snappy Touch GUI app kiosk

I just learned about Ubuntu Core Snappy about 2 hours ago. I was very excited as I was thinking about making a stand alone java application that has a simple full screen touch GUI. This would be a ...
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(?How to?) Make Ubuntu more touchscreen friendly- Yoga 2 [closed]

Ususally, it seems that the Linux Desktop/Laptop OS community is way ahead of the standard Windows Experience- however, with the new windows 8.1 laptops out, I feel like Ubuntu is a step behind. ...
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Chrome on Desktop :: Always in touch screen mode

I have a weird problem. Chrome on Ubuntu decides it is to run in touch-screen mode. So, instead of scrolling with mouse wheel and/or having a cursor changed on :hover, I get the touch-screen goodies, ...
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Why does X220 Tablet rotation work with stilus only while touch input does not rotate with screen?

I have a Lenovo x220 Tablet and have tried installing both Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 on it, both with unity, and both have the same problem. When I install with unity and try to use the touch screen ...
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Status of Ubuntu for Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga

I am strongly considering to buy a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 and since I will have to use it for work, I will have to partition it and install Ubuntu. For this, I am wondering about the current status ...
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Is there a software for writing anywhere on the system with a pen/stylus on the touchscreen?

I'd like to write on top of my PDFs used for making presentations on my laptop with touchscreen. I do not need to save what I write, but I would like to circle or underline things, possibly write some ...
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Is there a way to store touch screen calibration per resolution setting?

I have a t440s with a full HD touch-screen. For normal use it works great, so a big thank you to everyone who made this work out of the box! The issue is that I also like to use it to "sketch" little ...
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touch screen not working for HP Compaq 2710p !!!NEED HELP!

I have a huge problem when I installed Ubuntu to my HP Compaq 2710p I lost my touch screen capabilities its touch through pen only. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem. 0(>_>)0