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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Yoga S1 Automatic Screen Rotation?

Is there any way to get Ubuntu 14.04 to recognize the accelerometer built into the thinkpad yoga S1? Magick-Rotation seems to have quit a few years ago, and I couldn't find anything else besides ...
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Drag/drop and right-click not working on Surface Pro 3 touch screen

I have a Surface Pro 3 on which I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-booting with Windows 8.1), running Cinnamon. The touchscreen mostly works great, except for two things: 1) clicking and ...
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Touchpad gestures and Touchscreen gestures

Is possible to have gestures for touchpad and touchscreen at the same time? So far I was only able to enable gestures for touchscreen (using touchegg), after disabling unity default multitouch ...
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touchscreen gestures just move mouse

I am running Lubuntu 14.10, and my touchscreen does not function properly, it does not seem to recognize any gestures. Where I expect it to scroll on a swipe, it just moves the mouse pointer. It ...
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Touch screen scrolling on Surface Pro 3 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I just got Ubuntu running on my Surface and it is awesome except that scrolling is not working. Scrolling works with touchpad but not with touch screen. When I use my finger to swipe from up to down ...
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Screen goes black every Tuesday? [closed]

I'm managing 100+ (mostly offline) KDS 66T touchscreens running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS (lucid). I recently noticed that the two (offline) test machines in our office have black screens every Wednesday ...
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USB not working in 14.04.1 (sometimes)

About one out of three boots, USB doesn't work on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 running Ubuntu 14.04.1. This includes the USB touchscreen as well as optical drive, keyboard, or anything else plugged into the ...
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How to fix touchscreen on my Acer c720p

I have an issue with the touchscreen of my Acer c270p (it's a Chromebook). The past two weeks, I was using chrome OS AND ubuntu thanks to crouton, but to save place, I decided to entirely remove ...
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Why can't I scroll the unity dash with a touch/swipe?

The Unity Dash is great for touchscreen use, with it's large icons, but why can't I scroll with a swipe like I can in Nautilus?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 11 3000 touch screen boots unreliably

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this laptop once booted works all right. However, the boot itself is a gamble. I often have to make many tries to get it to boot successfully. It can get stuck at unpredictable ...
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HP Pavilion 11-n038ca touchscreen

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion 11-n038ca laptop, but the touchscreen is not working. Can anyone tell me how to make it work? Thanks.
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New Asus laptop freezes every couple of minutes when on battery

This problem is different than : New asus with ubuntu keeps freezing and What should I do when Ubuntu freezes Actually i have 3 major problems I'll list according to importance : Couple of ...
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Fail to run *ubuntu

my wife asked me to install Ubuntu on her HP Pavilion 11 x360 (which came with Windows 8.1), after she saw how well it works on my laptop and how little she likes Windows 8.1. Feeling confident after ...
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Wacom Finger touch not working after upgrade to 14.04

On my Thinkpad X230 Tablet after the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 the finger touch stopped working. It is listed by xsetwacom: xsetwacom --list devices Wacom ISDv4 E6 Pen stylus id: 10 ...
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Touchscreen don't click in google chrome

I have a xps13 developer edition with ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled, and my problem is related with the touchscreen, that it's not working properly in google chrome... When I touch the screen the ...
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Install ubuntu on POS system with touch screen

i have a POS system computer (Advanced APT AP15) which already has an ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed and i want to install an 14.04 Ubuntu, i'm using an live USB, when the installer starts the touch ...
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Catch lid close and open events

I tried to write a script like this suggestion: How do I configure the screen to lock when I close the lid? I created a directory and a new script file: mkdir /etc/acpi/local gksudo gedit ...
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Disable touchscreen on closing laptop lid

I configured my laptop so the display screen stays on and unlocked when I close the lid, because I want to do sleep and lock manually when I need it to. This works fine so far with only one drawback, ...
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eGalax touchscreen detects no input in upper part of the screen

According to xinput, the touch sensor in question is an EXC7200-7623v1.000, and is recognized as two slave pointers, one of wich is of type "Pen". With xinput test 12 (the non-pen part has the id ...
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Touchscreen on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad yoga, and touch worked out of the box (Thank you devs). But I can't figure out how to configure more gestures and make it actually work for me. Does anyone ...
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python GUI frameworks that support touch devices

Hello everyone I want to know what is the best GUI framework for python that supports touch I've been searching couple of hours and this are results which I found: PyQt5 I heard for Qt and I know ...
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How to detect touchscreen devices from a script?

I'm looking for a reliable way to detect if a laptop has a touchscreen device from a script. I know I can parse the output of: $ xinput --list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Enable touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 11s Ubuntu 14.04

Hey I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s (Ivybridge), when I first ran the installation, the touch pad didn't work but the touchscreen did, I foolishly tried to install to an SD Card ...
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Lenovo touchscreen on C440

I have a Lenovo C440 all-in-one PC. I just installed Ubuntu on it and have everything setup and working pefectly. The only thing that never worked is the touchscreen. I have ready many different ...
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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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Trying to install Magick-Rotation on a gateway C-140x

Hello I'm hoping I can get some help here. I have a gateway C-140xl and I just upgraded to 14.04. I'm trying to install magick-rotation 1.6.2. First issue I noticed is that the installer is recognized ...
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Touchscreen not detected after install latest Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a new ultrabook (EXO brand). It cames with win8, and everything workd fine. After remove win8 and install ubuntu 14.04 the touchscreen and touchpad were not recognized by the SO: ls usb, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 touch screen not working after latest kernel upgrade

I have Dell Inspiron 15R and every thing was working right until yesterday that installed the latest updates (which included a new kernel 3.13.0-33-generic); and the touch screen is not working ...