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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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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Current touchscreen features in Ubuntu 14.04.2LTS [on hold]

I know that, with the advent of touchscreen laptops, there are plenty of questions in regards of touchscreen support in unity, but still I couldn't find the answers I'm seeking in the forum. So, at ...
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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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differentiate between touchscreen and mouse inputs

i have a touchscreen laptop and i want to hide the pointer whenever I touch the screen. I am aware of solutions like unclutter and startx -nocursor but I want the pointer to hide/show dynamically, ...
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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
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook NXW8QC16

I have a Nextbook NXW8QC serial no starting with YFG. After a win update, the tablet restarted. On restart it stuck in a boot loop error. Two days of calls to microsoft without a solution convinced me ...
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Wacom penabled tablet pc okay in 10.10 not 14.04.2 lts

I am trying to get a decent distro working on my sister's 8 year old toshiba satelllite r10. She used it in tablet mode with XP until it ground to a halt. I have tried various lightweight distros ...
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Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A (Dual boot) touchscreen and bluetooth working only sporadically

I just dual booted my NB10t-A which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It took some elbow-grease, but I finally got Grub to load when my computer boots. At first everything but bluetooth was working ...
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How to disable touchscreen support? [closed]

I just want my touch screen disabled. I've Googled and nothing works. Cant install it despite a fresh install of Ubuntu with Gnome 3. Tried this and it didn't work: ...
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kubuntu touch gestures

I'm having following questions touch gestures recognition under KDE in my X220 Tablet: Is there a way to get hold-to-right-click? All the gestures have an annoying delay before getting recognized, ...
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How do I permanently disable my touchscreen on Sony VAIO

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio SVP1322X2EB. It's working great only I noticed that the touchscreen (which is enabled by default) affects my battery life. I don't use it, so now I ...
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Touchscreen/xinput-calibrator

I have been trying to install xinput-calibrator but when I type Sudo apt-get install xinput-calibrator it returns with Unable to locate package xinput-calibrator I have tried through the software ...
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How to move mouse with a command?

I have a Samsung 700T Tablet with touchsceen and stylus input with ubuntu desktop 14.10 x64 installed. It happens often that when the tablet wakes up from standby that I have a sticky always visible ...
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Touch screen not working after some reboots (another reboot resolves it)

I am trying to troubleshoot an issue on a Lenovo Flex 14 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 (standard Unity flavour) with touchscreen. Mostly it works perfectly well; but from time to time I reboot (mostly ...
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Pattern lock for Ubuntu 14.10

I have a touch screen and I want to install a lock screen that used patterns like the smart phones, anyone know a way to do it or integrate it with the default one?? Thanks in advance..
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Touchscreen calibration - Click few inches on top of targets

I ma trying to calibrate touchscreen (xinput-calibrator) but I have to click few inches to the top of the targets to finish calibration. and clicking on exact location of targets doesn't activate ...
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Acer C720P Touchpad and Touchscreen are not working

I have installed Ubuntu in a Chromebook Acer C720P but neither Touchpad nor Touchscreen nor Microphone are working, I have flashed the ROM using John Lewis help and Ubuntu 14.04 was installed from ...
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Why does Lenovo X61 Tablet touch screen work on 12.04.5, not in 14.10

I ran different Ubuntu Live-USBs on a Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet (7767-BFG). While the touchscreen works instantly on Ubuntu 12.04.5 and Kubuntu Active daily build, it does not work on Ubuntu 14.XX. ...
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How do I get the touchscreen on my dell latitude XT running Ubuntu 14.10 to work?

First of all I have to say that I am fairly new to using Ubuntu. I've never used Linux before and decided; thanks to my cousin, to install Ubuntu on my laptop. I have a Dell Latitude XT with an Intel® ...
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Ubuntu and IRTOUCHSYSTEM input device

I'm setting a kiosk-like totem and I have to use Linux and an input device from IRTOUCH (probably this or this, for sure 40"). The screen is set vertically but I can't make the input device follow my ...
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Touch screen available but not multi-touch

My laptop originally support 10-tinger touch. After installing Ubuntu 14.10, I still can use the touch screen, but not multi-touch features. http://multitouch-touchscreens.com/OmniTestApp.html even ...
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How to make Ubuntu working with tablet?

I wanted to install Ubuntu on my tablet pc as main operating system but it was really hard to make it working with touch screen. The system reacts on touch and mouse click differently and it produces ...
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How can I use the Ubuntu Touch onscreen keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an old x86-based tablet and I am trying to get the Ubuntu Touch onscreen keyboard to work, because I'm not satisfied with Onboard. I installed the packages "ubuntu-keyboard" ...
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Screen rotation on Lenovo Yoga 2 (not Pro)

How does one enable (automatic -if possible) screen rotation support for a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Ubuntu? The solutions I have tried that were intended for the Yoga 2 Pro and the Yoga 13 (e.g. ...
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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 recognized: $ 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 14.04/14.10 multitouch screen support

I have a Dell E7240 laptop with a multitouch screen. It works perfectly in Windows 8 with multitouch gestures. However Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 seem to ignore multitouch gestures coming from the screen and ...