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 modify or Map the terminals (tty ) in ubuntu?

I have an Touch driver application running in TTY3 terminal and when exit from this terminal and expecting to go to TTY2 terminal . But it is switching to TTY5 login terminal. How to modify the ...
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xserver terminates with segmentation fault error every time after hit a touchscreen

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on apalis nvidia Tegra T30 with lxde desktop environment and xserver version: X.Org X Server 1.11.3 Release Date: 2011-12-16 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build ...
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touch screen not working on Toshiba Satellite Radius p55w running ubuntu 16.04 LTS [on hold]

The touchscreen worked once and then it stopped. Anyone know why of how I may fix it? Thanks
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Is there any working touchscreen and WiFi driver for Chuwi Vi10? [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 but the Audio / Touchscreen / Wifi drivers are not working. I don't really care the Audio driver, but I want the touchscreen and the WiFi. Is it possible to fix it?
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add touchscreen right click options unity

I have ubuntu unity on tablet and I know that a 2 finger click right clicks but on small areas like dock icons I can't do it. On Windows I could touch and hold for 2 seconds. How can I accomplish this ...
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How can I disable my touchscreen? Need help with terminal

I'm new to ubuntu. I'm trying to disable the touchscreen. The answer seems to be in this thread How do I disable the touchscreen drivers?, however I don't manage to do the suggested editing. Can ...
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Touch screen Calibration doesn't work for Egalax Driver

I have installed egalax driver on Ubuntu Machine (14.04 LTS). Touch is working fine. But the calibration doesn't work. When I press Ctrl + C, it selects the eGalaxTouch Virtual device for Single for ...
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How to set the pointer focus correctly on touch screen in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed eGalaxTouch touch screen driver(Virtual Device for Single) in linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04. The pointer focus (or Arrow Pointer) is not present at the finger touch. What are ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 multitouch gestures

Is it possible to make multitouch gestures on Ubuntu Xenial Xerus? For example with TouchEgg? I tried already but without success.
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Touch screen is not working after login with invalid password

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS, i am facing a strange issue with regards to touch screen, the touch screen (micro touch device) is not working after i enter invalid password in the login. Please help me, how ...
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Inhibiting Unity multitouch gestures

We are making Ubuntu-based kiosk software that we want to be easy enough to install for DIY enthusiasts. As all interested might know, Unity (till 14.04 at least) is hard coded to intercept and ...
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Where can I find a better touch screen driver?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3452 and it has a 15.6" touchscreen, only I cannot use it because I can't scroll without touching the scroll bar, I can't open context menu's, etc. Can somebody please ...
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USB mouse ends up “locked” to single application

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Dell XPS 15 (9550) with a touchscreen and touchpad. When I plug in a USB mouse (Logitech Performance MX with the wireless USB dongle) it quickly gets stuck in an odd ...
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Touch-screen kiosk-like launcher

Is there any good application launcher optimized for a touchscreen? I'm looking for something that will work on a kind of home-utility machine: an all-in-one desktop with touchscreen, mounted on a ...
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Laptop does not autorotate in Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome

My laptop is an Acer R3 131T. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome on it. However it does not autorotate the screen when I rotate the laptop. Autorotate worked perfectly fine on Windows 10. Gnome shows the ...
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Prevent Chrome and Vivaldi from interpreting mouse movement as touch events

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7547, which has a touchscreen. Whenever I use Chrome/Chromium or Vivaldi, any mouse (i.e. touchpad) movement within the window is interpreted as a "...
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Touch screen not working : Connected HDMI monitor and changed display settings

I'm new to Ubuntu and running Ubuntu 15.10 I attached a HDMI monitor to my laptop and after changing some settings the touchscreen no longer functions at all. The settings I changed were display ...
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Mouse/touchpad move switches off touch screen

I purchased Toshiba Satellite-P55W-C laptop (2-in-1 touchscreen) and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I touch the touchpad, Ubuntu shut off the touch screen (becomes black). I disabled the touchscreen ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on Trekstore SurfTab duo W2 / Cube i7

Hello askubuntu community, after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on the TrekStore SurfTab duo W2 - which is similar to the Cube i7 according to xda - ,so it's a dual Tablet / Netbook, there are a ...
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Ubuntu touch on honami touchscreen not working

I have tried to install Ubuntu touch on my Xperia Z1 device.Finally device turned on correctly and Ubuntu logo appeared. But when I should configure language, the touchscreen not works. The screen ...
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How do you detect physical screen flip on a 2-in-1 Notebook?

Making the display flip is pretty straight forward. I detected that on my Dell Inspiron 15-7568 I have the following setup: $ xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3840 x 2160, maximum 32767 x ...
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Screen autorotation and manual rotation issue with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I recently updated my Ubuntu 15.10 with Gnome desktop to 16.04. After the update I was suprised that the auto rotation on my Vaio Tap 11 (windows tablet with magnet mounted keyboard) did work for the ...
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14.04 Onboard on-screen keyboard: Only Greek / math keys

So I have Onboard working properly; e.g. comes up when I need it, fades out when I don't. However, somewhere along the line, I lost my standard QWERTY, and am stuck with Greek / math symbols (insert ...
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I need to permanently disable the touchscreen input - Ubuntu 16.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my HP Envy 17t and everything works fine. However, I need to disable the touchscreen input permanently and I tried everything I could found but nothing works. The ...
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Touchscreen 90 degree ccw tablet

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my Bay trail tablet. Touchscreen rotation works on the box, but problem is that screen is turned 90 degree clockwise. I made script to fix this, but I need to run this ...
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Small onscreen keyboard on login screen

Login screen has small onscreen keyboard. After login, onscreen keyboard is right size. I've Ubuntu 16.04 server install, Elementary-desktop installed to it, but I had same problem with default ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Kodi application

I have Ubuntu installed on my laptop that is connected to my TV and I have Kodi installed to open on boot in full screen, but the problem I'm having is if I don't touch the pad on the laptop the Kodi ...
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How to utilize touch in Ubuntu?

Ok, so apparently Ubuntu is going in the direction of increasingly supporting touch and I'm perfectly fine with that. I just got the new laptop with touch screen and my question is - how can I utilize ...
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Touchscreen not working after installation

The touchscreen of a Dell Venue 11 Pro workes well in a live system of Ubuntu 16.04. After installation the touch support is completely gone. What can I do to restore it? I have already had a look at ...
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HP Spectre X360 trackpad screen

Everything works great after installation of 16.04 except when I close the screen and reopen it later I find multiple applications have been opened all over the screen. Also the keyboard does not ...
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How to use touchscreen to draw?

I have tried different softwares for drawing using my touchscreen (e.g. Gimp or Krita). However, when I touch and drag (to draw a line) what happens is that only the mouse pointer moves from one place ...
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How to disable a touchscreen on Surface pro 3

Long story short, I dropped my surface and the screen cracked. This is causing it to have false touches pretty frequently. I managed to disable it on my windows partition where I'm typing this from. ...
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I'm a new user who's pretty lost

My problem is this: I'm trying to permanently disable my touchscreen because it is cracked and occasionally moves the pointer on it's own. I have tried the xinput solution but as many other forums ...
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Issue with laptop touchscreen

I have 16:04 installed in laptop. Touchscreen of my laptop doesn't work with this distribution. With 14.04 ,it was working, even with 15.10 it worked. But with 16.04 it doesn't work. In my WIndows 10 ...
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application hides mouse pointer - how to force mouse pointer to appear?

I have an application that is intended to run with a touchscreen, but my touch screen, has failed. I have the application working on an Ubuntu desktop now, but the program hides the mouse. moving the ...
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Touchpad and touchscreen fighting for control - Ubuntu 15.10

I just completed a new install of 15.10 on my Asus U501VW laptop. Unfortunately, the touchpad and the touchscreen seem to be fighting with one another and the touchpad will stop responding after a ...
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Touchscreen not working on suspend. No existing solutions are working

When I close the lid to suspend my laptop the touchscreen stops working after waking the laptop. I found a workaround by sleeping the laptop before closing the lid. For some reason if the laptop is ...
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Asus TP200SA Touchscreen and Touchpad problem

I have a Asus TP200SA Ubuntu on it (14.04 LTS) When I installed (4 days ago) it the touchscreen and the touchpad worked flawlessly, I was very happy, but the rotation lock didn't (I was using it ...
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Touch screen not working on hp pavilion x360

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my hp pavilion x360. At the very beginning the touch screen worked (not as good as in MS-Windows but at least worked. I did something probably and now it is not ...
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2 fingerscroll on surface pro 3

I followed the tutorial step by step of this answer: Ubuntu on surface pro 3 or Linux at all? but when I try to apply the patvh multitouch.patch, it tells me: emanuel@port3tonarnia:~/Dokumente/...
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What features are required in a touch screen monitor to work with Ubuntu?

I have a NUC (NUC6i3SYH) with Ubuntu 15.10 installed. I'd like to hook it up to a touch screen monitor. Touchscreen prices vary widely and there seem to be lots of specs/features to take into ...
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How to Turn my Touchscreen back on?

This is a Panasonic CF-29 with a Fujitsu Lifebook touchscreen, and I had it working a moment ago. The only thing not working was touchscreen right-click functionality. I followed the direction here: ...
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apparmor and fsck showing up late in syslogs and causing usb driver crash

Running 64 bit 12.04 LTS on an x86 I have an intermittent touchscreen usb driver crash I'm trying to isolate and it's giving me fits. I've been able to isolate three occurrences of the problem in ...
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Ubuntu version for XPS 13 touch screen

Is there an Ubuntu version that will enable use of the touch screen on the current Dell XPS 13 with touch screen?
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Problems installing ubuntu on a lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga

I'm trying to install ubuntu gnome 16.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 yoga. I'm interested in getting gnome 3.18 (or 3.20) for the touchscreen and wacom support. Sadly, I don't have any previous ...
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Upgrading from 16.04 daily to 16.04 LTS

I have a Yoga 900 and I would really like to install Ubuntu on the machine. But the trackpad and touchscreen do not work in Ubuntu natively. There is a fix by installing Ubuntu 16.04 daily on Yoga ...
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multitouch gesture alternatives?

since a while i'm trying to get quite a good working kubuntu tablet. with kwin tiling and some kde-plasma5 adjustement it's getting there now. the most important part is still missing -> Multi touch ...
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xrandr does not “connect” to intel i915 HDMI output

right now i'm using ubuntu 16.04 with an additional KDE plasma5 dektop on a Pansonic FZ-g1 toughpad with an external gechic hdmi touchscreen > lspci -ks 0:02 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Dell venue 7130 Touchscreen not functioning in Ubuntu

I've been trying to get the touchscreen to work in both Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 without any luck. does anyone have an idea on how to troubleshoot for this? My tablet is a Dell Venue 7130 Vpro.
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Any Ubuntu or 3rd party extensions for touchscreen?

My laptop has a touchscreen. Recently I installed a partition Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 -- I noticed touch behaves differently between the two operating systems. Touchscreen on my windows machine ...