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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Ubuntu support on lenovo flex 14

I am just considering buying a new laptop . With all the diversity , my best solution ( considering budget ) was the lenovo flex 14 . I am a big ubuntu fan , and I don't want to end up using the ...
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Xorg uses 100% cpu usage after resuming from sleep

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that I purchased this December. Core i5, 4 cores, and 8 GB of RAM. I recently started having problems (within the last week or so) with a couple of processes using ...
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Maliit onscreen keyboard installed on MSI Windpad 110w tablet in Saucy,but will not open

I downloaded Maliit keyboard via 'apt-get' and the install went ahead without a hitch,however the joy ends there as I am at a loss as to why it will not work.Maliit ran perfectly on this tablet in ...
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Calibrate Touch screen permanently

I have a usb touchscreen and a calibration app, but whenever the usb gets bumped it uncalibrates. Is there a way to permanently calibrate it?
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Is there a more touch friendly desktop environment?

I have an acer aspire r7 , its a convertible laptop/tablet. I am interested in running a UI which is more like ubuntu touch. I installed the 13.10 thinking it was going to be more touch friendly, but ...
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both 3m and elo touchscreen not working on arm based system running ubuntu 12.04,looking for driver

i have a elo and a 3m touchscreen both connect through usb both no respond when connected to ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10. which i got from http://www.armhf.com/index.php/download/ So my question is. is ...
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Only touchscreen on boot

Sometimes when I boot up my Lenovo ThinkPad twist, only the touchscreen works. The keyboard will work until I log in, but then both the keyboard and touchpad (and trackpoint) stop working. Only the ...
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Can I optimize Ubuntu for touch integration?

I recently installed a usb touch screen to my Toshiba Satellite. Can I optimize Ubuntu 13.10 for touch integration? I have heard of the new Ubuntu Touch, seemingly only for phones, but I was curious ...
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Touchscreen Input Doesn't Rotate: Lenovo Yoga 13 / Yoga 2 Pro

After receiving a Lenovo Yoga 13 for Christmas, I have been pleased with its performance with Ubuntu. It is easy to change the display orientation under the Display settings menu or by typing, e.g. ...
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Is there a “show touches” application?

Is there an application that will "show touches" similar to what is found in Android's developer options? I have a 10 point multitouch monitor (Planar Helium PCT2785) and it appears to only support ...
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Disabling touchscreen to extend battery life?

I've read various posts about extending battery life of laptops and notebooks. And I've done various of things to extend it. But I'm wondering does touchscreen take power and how much? Would it be ...
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How to make onboard show only when no keyboard is connected?

I have a Surface Pro, and would it would be convenient if the onscreen keyboard appeared when I remove the type cover. It would be even better if this were compatible with the "auto-show when ...
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Touchscreen stopped working

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running with a touchscreen from iiyama (prolite T1531SR) which operates over a VGA plug over an adapter into a HDMI port and a separate USB port to operate the touch screen. When ...
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13.10 Cursor disappears on Asus X200CA w/ Touch screen

I installed 13.10 on this Asus X200CA-CT156H 11" laptop with Touchscreen. A version of this model without the touchscreen is sold with Ubuntu but this one was with Win 8. I get random cursor ...
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How to use touchscreen as a touchpad?

How can I configure Ubuntu so that it uses my computer's touch-screen as a track-pad device? I am using a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 14 with a eGalax Inc. eGalaxTouch EXC7910-1018-08.00.00
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Make touchscreen working with Ubuntu 13.10 on Dell XPS13

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my new Dell XPS 13 laptop but I cannot make the touchscreen working. The OS sees the SYNAPTICS touchscreen: ste@ste-XPS13-9333:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Bugs in touch-screen on Dell Developers Edition with 12.04? [closed]

I just got this 13" Dell XPS13-9333 laptop ( AKA Sputnik - http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/xps-13-linux/pd ). Personally, I was hoping to be able to use the touch-screen a lot, but it has been buggy ...
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Touchscreen behavior different

I have a Dell Inspiron touchscreen laptop with Windows 8.1. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 as dual boot option. I normally use touch to scroll while browsing in Windows. But in Ubuntu when I use touch, ...
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Touchpad disabled and cursor invisible with touchscreen laptop on 13.10

I have an ASUS S400C running Ubuntu 13.10. After shutting down overnight and restarting this morning, I noticed there was no visible mouse cursor and trackpad events were not firing - no left or right ...
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TabletPC: OS selection in GRUB using volume and Windows buttons

I've bought an Acer P3-171 tablet and installed Ubuntu Precise Pangolin alongside with Windows on it. Unfortunately, I only can choose the OS to boot using an external hardware keyboard. I am a ...
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How to install Ubuntu on XPS 15 Platinum - 2014 version properly

Just receive a new computer (Dell XPS 15 Platinum - 2014 version). I want to install Ubuntu on this one but I'm not sure everything can work... Here are some feature I'm afraid it does not work: ...
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How can a touchscreen be made to disable temporarily while an active digitiser is in use?

I have a ThinkPad Yoga which features both a capacitive touchscreen and a Wacom digitiser. I can disable the touchscreen manually (using something such as xinput disable <id> in a command ...
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My Wacom tablet works, as in it is useable as a mouse, however is not detected by anything on my computer?

My Bamboo tablet is connected to my computer by usb. It can be used as a mouse, i.e. it can move across the screen and click things. It can draw in painting/image software fine, but when I want it to ...
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My new laptop is powerful, How can i use all its power for ubuntu?

I've recently changed my laptop to a much powerful one and i'm wondering how can i tweak ubuntu to use all the hardware power to speed up system. My Previous laptop was a i3 Sony Vaio, And my current ...
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Scrolling with a touch screen

On a touchscreen, dragging your finger around behaves like you are using a mouse. Is there any way to make dragging on a touch screen scroll rather than select the text? I'm running ubuntu desktop ...
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Thinkpad X201 Touchscreen Missing on Resume

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Thinkpad X201 with a Wacom Touchscreen. The touchscreen seems to work fine, but upon resume after suspending, the touchscreen does not work. It actually doesn't even ...
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Emulate Right Click on Touchscreen in Ubuntu 13.10

I have an HP Envy Touchsmart 15 and I can't find a way to emulate a right click on a touchscreen. I remember there being an option for it in way older versions of Ubuntu, as to hold the left click ...
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Lenovo Ideapad S210

"Try without install" on 13.10 gives me a wonderful experience with the touchscreen (much better than windows8) but the mousepad and keyboard don't work!!! How can I fix this? I don't want to install ...
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Can I change Wacom Bamboo touch settings?

I have a Wacom Bamboo Touch tablet connected to my Ubuntu computer, and there are two annoyances: The touchpad-mouse cursor is much too sensitive, making it impossible to click anything. ...
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Dell Latitude XT2 wireless driver and touchscreen settings keep reverting

I am new to Ubuntu and using a Dell Latitude XT2. When Installed Ubuntu there was a problem with my wireless drivers. After looking around a bit I managed to fix it with the following commands: sudo ...
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Which package should I file a bug against for pen input?

I have a Fujitsu LifeBook T900, and I have a problem with Ubuntu on it. This laptop has a touch screen meant to be used with an accompanying stylus (i.e. it only works with the stylus, and not with ...
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Ubuntu Touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

Does anyone have any experience with Ubuntu running on the Yoga 2 Pro in terms of the functionality of the touchscreen?
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Calibration values changing after reboot in ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I am using beaglebone black board with ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I have a edt-5.7"-wvga LCD with touch. Lcd is properly working with this setup. LCD touch is also working properly. But each time I need to ...
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Rotate Touch Input with Screen, Asus x202e

So I just bought an Asus x202e, and have installed Xubuntu 13.04 on it. All working great. However, I want to be able to rotate the screen from landscape to portrait, and still use the touch. When I ...
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making “xwacom set” changes permanent

On my Thinkpad X220 Tablet the touch-finger works flawlessly but the pen is terribly miscalibrated. The calibration tool in System settings -> Wacom tablet does not work. Instead, whenever I wan't to ...
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Can I put Ubuntu on an ASUS VivoBook F202?

I'm looking to buy an ASUS VivoBook F202 with an i3 processor. Will I be able to put Ubuntu on it, especially with the touch function? Has anybody done that yet? Ta muchly.
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Dell XPS 12 and Ubuntu 13.10 Touchpad/Screen Woes

I have read all the links and posts. Slapping 13.10 onto this XPS 12 convertible runs everything fine out of the box, bar some things. Touchpad (no multitouch/scrolling) - Sputnik only supports up ...
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Does Dell Inspiron 15z (5523) touch screen compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm considering about buying Dell inspiron 15z (5523) laptop, but I'm not sure if touch screen of laptop will compatible with Ubuntu. Also, because I couldn't know the model or company of touch ...
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How to change the on screen keyboard orientation?

I recently install ubuntu developer preview 13.10 (saucy) onto Nexus 10. When i launch the terminal app i get the on-screen keyboard oriented in vertical direction to the terminal and not horizontal. ...
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Dell XPS 18: Touchscreen works on OpenSuse! How to do it in Ubuntu?

On my Dell XPS 18 Tablet-PC, the touchscreen is known not to work in Ubuntu. I just tried the OpenSuse Factory KDE Live CD. After installing a few extra packages - see ...
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Adding touchscreen driver via command line [closed]

I've installed Android x86 on my windows tablet, and all works apart from the touchscreen. I've found out how to add support to it, but only by using the source, which I dont really know how to, and ...
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Supported laptop with touchscreen? [closed]

I'd like to know whether there exists hardware that satisfies these requirements: Working well with a recent Ubuntu (I'd like 13.10 to work well) having a touchscreen It looks like we are in an ...
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How to Determine which is your TouchScreen Driver

So many unrecognized options come up when typing the command lsusb, but how do we determine which one is actually for our specific touchscreen? Thanks. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Enable Touch Screen on Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch

There are quite a few guides on how to enable touch screens, but none with credentials or specifically to a ThinkPad device like the one I have. Does anyone know how to enable it or know where I can ...
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fujitsu-usb-touchscreen on kubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) on P1630: `make` errors

I installed Kubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) on my new Fujitsu LifeBook P1630, and added just a few packages: First aptitude, then I did aptitude update && safe-upgrade, then xinput-calibrator (which ...
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acer Aspire R7 with touchscreen

I just got an acer Aspire R7 and it has a touchscreen. Can I install ubuntu on it and with the touchscreen work? I'm planing on install it soon.
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How can I run Ubuntu Desktop on my Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

Is there a method to run a fully functional Ubuntu system on the Galaxy Nexus? The two methods I know of are Ubuntu Touch Preview, and Ubuntu on top of Android via VNC, but there are problems with ...
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Running 13.04 on Dell XPS 12?

Will Ubuntu 13.04 run well on my Dell XPS 12? Basically, I want the most up to date Ubuntu software working on my computer and with touch support.
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Touchscreen Support for Ubuntu 12.04LTS

Im currently using a Lenovo IdeaPad P400 Touch and created a LiveUSB version of Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I'm wondering how to get the touchscreen working on ubuntu. I have read a couple of forums and saw ...
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Two finger touchscreen gestures on ubuntu 13?

Ubuntu worked with my new touchscreen enabled notebook (Dell Inspiron 14R) out-of-the-box, which was a pleasant surprise. But it seems to have only three and four finger gestures, as hinted here: ...