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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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 14?

I've just installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP TouchSmart 300, but the touchscreen doesn't respond? How can I get the touchscreen to work? NOTE: I'm now running 15.04 32-bit In response to P.H. ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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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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)] ...