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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Can't get multitouch gestures on touchscreen

So i'm having trouble getting full multitouch gestures on the touchscreen of my Dell Inspiron 7537, running windows 8.1 and Ubuntu Mate 15.10 dual boot. At the moment it works but only allows a one-...
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Ubuntu : Disable access to file-manager, keyboard,mouse(Touch screen available) for guest account

I am looking to configure Ubuntu(Any version, new installation) for presentation in which I would like to do the following things : Automatic guest-login at startup. Completely disable keyboard,...
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Laptop unresponsive when resuming from suspend

I run Ubuntu on a Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A (with touchscreen) with Xmonad as the window manager. It is set up to suspend to ram when closing the laptop lid. Mostly everything is as should be when ...
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Keyboard stopped working on 15.10

I recently restarted after an update on 15.10, and now the keyboard on my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga) doesn't work. I can't even ctrl-alt-[N] to get to a virtual terminal, nor does a USB keyboard ...
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Installing Kodi, add apt-repository won't work

I've been following the instructions to install Kodi on my Ubuntu built pi as per the instructions here: http://www.noobslab.com/2015/07/kodi-15-isengard-has-been-released.html However, when I get ...
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Touchscreen doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.10 (Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B)

I very recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 to dualboot alongside windows 10 and the touchscreen on my laptop seemed to work for a while and then it stopped working at some unknown time. From the research ...
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Palm rejection for a ThinkPad Yoga 12

I'm a new user trying to take advantage of Xournal on my ThinkPad Yoga 12 with an active digitizer running Ubuntu 14.04. Ideally, I would like to not get a bunch of dots and random crazy lines when I ...
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yoga 3 pro touchpad and touch screen

I have new laptop yoga 900. I have install ubuntu 15.10 on it. The problem is that touchpad and touch screen are not detected (I solved wifi problem with this : Intel wireless 8260 - unclaimed network,...
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axis inversion and swap

Is there a way to detect which orientation axis inversion and swap need to be applied on a touchscreen? I am trying to write a script to solve this problem on multiple touchscreens but one axis ...
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Laptop keeps clicking things when not even being touched

So I installed Ubuntu a few months ago and everything worked fine. However recently, my laptop keeps clicking things when not even being touched. Like it starts to close applications or move my mouse ...
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Can I install ubuntu on a windows 10 tablet?

I have a Linx 1010 tablet, no keyboard, no mouse. But the concern is installing Ubuntu: from the moment I plug a USB stick in and boot it up, will it detect my touchscreen so that I can operate on the ...
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How to copy files off Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4 with broken screen?

I have Ubuntu Touch installed on my Nexus 4. I recently dropped the phone cracking the touchscreen. The screen no longer responds to touch. The three buttons work. I can turn the device on and off, ...
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Problems with disabling touchscreen and features from touchpad

There's a hardware problem with my touch screen that ends up in multiple random taps all over the screen that modifies my work, closes windows, and wreaks havoc. I decided to disable the touch screen. ...
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How to plug and play/unload and load a hidraw device/module such as touchscreen automatically

I've bought a cheap touchscreen (lcd LS-7T) for my project but when I attach it to my computer (it's a NUC - intel) system fails to load it as a hidraw device and I have to plug and play it every time ...
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Touchscreen works on Ubuntu 15.10 but not on 14.04 (HP)

First I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP pavilion touchscreen laptop and my touch is working properly on that but now on 14.04. What I have to do for this, in order to make my touchscreen working ...
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Touchscreen with two fingers?

Is it possible (and how?) to make ubuntu/linux/xorg identify 2 finger taps on a touchscreen (read SCREEN, not touchpad)? I tried easystroke to get click+hold popup a rightclick menu (executing xdotool ...
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No trackpad in Lubuntu (Ubuntu 15.10)

I am using a Dell Inspiron 11-3152. Running Lubuntu (Ubuntu 15.10) Kernel 4.2 My touchscreen works perfectly, but I have no use of my trackpad. xinput says: ELAN Touchscreen id = 10[slave pointer (2)...
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Problem with touchscreen (Ubuntu can not detect it as hidraw device after shutdown)

I bought a cheap lcd LS-7T touchscreen which I want to use with ubuntu 14.04 on my NUC. I've installed the driver as it was described here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touchscreen it's an eGalax ...
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Touchscreen button press delay

I have a microtouch serial touchscreen running in X using inputattach. Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. Works fine, except I have to hold my finger on a point for perhaps 200ms before it's recognized as a click. If ...
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Unable to get touchscreen to work on Lenovo Flex 3

I have a Lenovo Flex 3 laptop, which has a touchscreen. I have it dual-booting Windows 10 (OEM) and Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. On Windows the touchscreen works fine. On Ubuntu, however it does not work, even ...
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Is there an onscreen gamepad that works similarly to virtualgamepad from Windows?

I'll been working on Ubuntu for some time,but I got a convertible laptop with touchscreen and I love it, but I need a virtual onscreen gamepad so I can play most games with touch.
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Rotating screen xfce 15.04 (Xubuntu)

I have installed a Xubuntu 15.0 system with an Elo touchscreen, which works well... in landscape mode. I want to mount the screen in portrait mode, to make it accessible to both young and old, tall ...
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Desktop 14.04 Disable Touchscreen Gestures

I'm using desktop 14.04 LTS and I'm trying to disable the touchscreen gestures (3 fingers etc...). I basically only want to be able to use one point of touch to click on buttons or scroll in a web ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro - Two fingers scroll on touchscreen

I just got a new lenovo yoga 3 pro, very good machine, I really enjoy it. I installed without issues ubuntu on it. Everything works well. I will add some scripts to handle ACPI events for buttons and ...
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How I get the touchscreen on my HP Touchsmart All-in-one to work under Ubuntu 15.04?

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 LTS on my HP TouchSmart 300, but the touchscreen doesn't respond. How can I get the touchscreen to work? In response to P.H. xinput list Virtual core pointer ...
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ASUS TP550L Touchscreen not working in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 I had problem with my touchpad, it was not working until I found the following solution described here: Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working As mentioned in the link ...
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More touch screen support for ubuntu 15 desktop

Just installed ubuntu 15 on my asus ep121. Touch screen works. Yeah hoo. Can we install more touch-tablet features? The on screen keyboards pops up for many ubuntu apps but not internet browser ...
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Fujitsu LifeBook P1510D Touchscreen On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently received a Fujitsu Lifebook P1510D and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. So far, it is working well but I cannot seem to get the touchscreen to work. I've searched the forums and I cannot find ...
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Enabling integrated mouse in Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium (SQ1UP)

I have this nice little UMPC device and I want to make it work under 15.04: SQ1UP For now I was able to set up everything but an integreted mouse. A jog dial you can see on the left is a trackpoint/...
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How to permanently disable touchscreen in 15.04 (xinput disable doesn't work) [duplicate]

I think I've damaged the touchscreen on my lenovo x1 carbon 2nd gen somehow and it's causing problems. I need to disable it permanently. I tried: xinput disable <device id> It works only ...
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Getting a old Touchscreen EPOS to work

I have two old EPOS Systems (Toshiba Tec ST-60-C5s) that I'm trying to get working on Ubuntu. I have one machine installed with Ubuntu Minimal and installed Openbox and X11 all fine. While I haven't ...
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Meizu MX4 touchscreen problems

The touchscreen of my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition is not working correctly. Until today the screen sometimes did its own thing. moving around and opening all kind of apps. But today the middle part of ...
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Ubuntu Gnome touchscreen does not work on resume from suspend

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7000. The touchscreen does not work after resuming from suspend. How can I fix this?
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I have installed the latest 7 inch touchscreen monitor for my Raspberry Pi

I have just updated my Pi and the Ubuntu Mate software with apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. The monitor functions properly except for the touch part. I was told the following on the Raspberry Pi ...
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Touchscreen Support in Chrome

This is kind of a duplicate of Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) but although the advice given there did get it to work it really made my touchpad support wonky. Here's the output of running ...
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Disable dragging on eGalax touchscreen on Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried almost every imaginable option I could find online to put in the 10-evdev.conf file in the xorg.conf.d directory so as to disable the dragging action of my touchscreen (eGalax Inc. Touch) ...
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Does disabling touchscreen have any impact on battery life?

I hesitate about keeping my touchscreen disabled on my Ubuntu installation. I disabled it by adding Option "Ignore" "on" to the /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-evdev.conf file : Section "InputClass" ...
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Touchscreen support for Lenovo S1 Yoga / 14.04 LTS how to install?

I have a S1 Yoga from Lenovo. How can I use the touch screen of this machine? BTW I am playing with linux for a long time but I am not a linux pro. BR Ulros
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Extremely high mouse sensitivity that prevents right click in touch screens

Although everything looks fine with my touch screen and Ubuntu, there's a problem that I don't understand how solve. Now in Ubuntu (Unity) there's an option to enable right-click by holding the mouse ...
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How to get back google-chrome touch screen gesture on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

What I would like: touch gestures such as scrolls and clicks on google chrome What I have: On single click/double click shows alt text and moves mouse/selection to the location. Touch works fine/as ...
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Onboard does not work with touch

Onboard (the Ubuntu default onscreen keyboard) is working fine basically, but it does not work with touch. But this is what I need it for. I just can't press any button. I can press Onboard buttons ...
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With CompizConfig zoom, touchscreen cursor is in wrong position

On LTS 14.04, I'm using CompizConfig Settings Manager to zoom in on part of the desktop, and I've enabled 'Toggle zoom area lock' because I want to be able to interact easily with the calculator app ...
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Several input devices (incl. Trackpoint/Trackpad) not working with new Thinkpad Yoga 14

I just bought a new Thinkpad Yoga 14" Notebook/Convertible without any OS preinstalled (so no windows config magic was possible to i.e. pair the active pen). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it. I read ...
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Touchpad functionalities to laptop

I recently purchased a Lenovo Flex 3, a laptop that has touch screen capabilities. Currently I am running Ubuntu Kylin 15.04, and I was wanting to try to add the Touch functions to my system without ...
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Install Ubuntu to PC based Tablet

I have Dell Venue Pro 8 tablet which originally use Win8.1. I try to install Ubuntu to it, should I just download and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? And will 14.04 have touch screen support? Joe
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thinkpad X61 tablet touch not working (14.04)

I recently installed ubuntu on my thinkpad x61 tablet and so far I love it. But there is no touch. On windows 8.1 the touch was not working until I updated the display driver but I don't know how ...
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How to enable Asus Fliplock 15.04?

How do I enable Asus Fliplock? The touchscreen works great, but it does not disable the keyboard and trackpad when i turn the screen over. Thanks
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How to set up HP pen

I have an HP Envy touchscreen laptop and an HP pen. When using Ubuntu, the touchscreen only works if I use my finger, not the pen. How do I set up the pen? On Windows, it worked out of the box.
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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?