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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TouchScreen Stopped Working After Installation - Lenovo g400s Touch

I tested the Live Image before installing to make sure the touchscreen was going to work. Everything went fine, the installation ends, and after reboot, the touchscreen stopped working. I am running ...
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Adjust Firefox and Thunderbird to a High DPI touchscreen display (retina)

If you are using a high DPI Display with a resolution of 3200x1600 px you can adjust Unity with a System wide Menu and titlebar scaling But Firefox is not really ready for this: All pages and the ...
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Pinch to zoom in Unity with touchscreen

Is there a way to enable pinch-to-zoom in Unity? It seems like mulititouch is supported with my touchscreen already: When I tip on a window with three fingers, I can move around the window. But when ...
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Onboard/USB keyboard doesn't work (Ubuntu 14.04)

Having not used Ubuntu in over 5 years, my curiosity got the better of me. I've dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my Surface Pro. Only just installing it yesterday, being the noob that ...
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Treat touch screen separate from mouse

In Ubuntu 14.04 it treats the touch screen separate from the mouse, similar to windows 8. I am using 12.04 for several reasons, and I wish to partially upgrade my system to handle the touch screen as ...
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issues with ASUS S301L ultrabooks

I just like to tell you what still is a Problem in Ubuntu 14.04 and should be solved for a nice experience of this distribution. Intel open source Graphics issues (proprietary) When attaching ...
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Getting HP Envy touch display to work a bit better

Currently I have an HP Envy with a touchscreen running Ubuntu. The touchscreen does work to some extent (I can click most things and drag selection boxes on the desktop) but it doesn't seem to want to ...
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Ubuntu identifying touch as mouse

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in a Sony VAIO Fit 14. The problem is that whenever I try to use the touchscreen to scroll or click, it triggers the mouse pointer and takes no action but ...
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Cron doesn't execute one of the scheduled jobs

I'm using a lubuntu desktop, distribution Ubuntu 13.10, i686. This is my problem: in the job list scheduled by cron a job hasn't effect, but in /var/log/syslog its execution is traced. This is the ...
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A software for adjusting touch screen options

I am using a laptop with a touch-screen, and I am looking for a software that will allow me to customize the touch screen options. For example, I want firefox to scroll down when I'm touching the ...
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Chrome 35 stopped touch interaction after Chrome update on Ubuntu 14.04

After updating Chrome to Version Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome does not respond to touch events anymore at a first start. Chrome is invoked at start up via a script by calling ...
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How can I get bigger window buttons in unity ?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity. I would like to have bigger window buttons (close, maximize, minimize) in unity (theme Ambiance or Radiance). I am using Ubuntu on a touchscreen with my fingers and ...
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Touch screen and two monitors

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04.4. I have two monitors (one touchscreen and one regular). I've used xrandr to set regular screen right of touch screen, so extended display. Now ubuntu thinks the entire ...
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Need help installing Ubuntu 14.04 onto a Win8 Notebook

I have a Samsung Series 7 Ultrabook. I like it a lot, however I absolutely cannot stand Windows 8. Sure a touch screen interface is cool, but it just isn't organized well for me and I can't even use ...
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Encrypted HDD - enter passkey with on-screen keyboard and touch screen

I am building a personal media/documentation server with a (cheap) touch screen. I would like to have drive encryption, but without requiring a physical keyboard. Being only moderately experienced ...
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Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04)

I've got a Dell 14R with touchscreen with Ubuntu 14.04. When I start Google Chrome by clicking the launcher with the TouchPad or with the Super+ combination, touch support in Chrome doesn't work. When ...
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Compatible stand alone multi-touch display for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a multi-touch monitor solution that i can connect to a workstation running Ubuntu 14.04. Does anyone know of a stand alone monitor I can use where touch actions would go over a usb ...
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Gigabyte s1080 touchscreen tablet

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on my Gigabyte s1080 touchscreen tablet and I am unable to use the tablet without a keyboard plugged in. Is there a way to activate the on screen keyboard? I ...
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Touchscreen (RS232) with 14.04 Unity Desktop

A client of mine has several old PCs with a 19" touchscreen (kiosk systems). So far there was WindowsXP installed. Now I made a clean Ubuntu 14.04 installation (Unity only, no other desktop). I need ...
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Motion Computing LE1600 touchscreen functions unavailable in 14.04 [duplicate]

I recently obtained a Motion Computing LE1600 that I replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 14.04 on today, and I can not seem to get the touchscreen functions to work properly. Is there anything that can be ...
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Touch on touchscreen operates on wrong monitor [duplicate]

I have a laptop with a touch screen, and I connect it to an external monitor at work. I touch the screen, but the touch is processed on the wrong monitor - for example, if I tap the lower right corner ...
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Touchscreen Setting 14.04

So I installed 14.04 on an Asus Q200E with touch screen. Previously I had 12.04 and did a new clean install. I was looking forward to better touch screen support. Touchscreen works better, no ...
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Dell XPS 13 touchscreen not working, sound not working

All of a sudden the touchscreen on my laptop stopped working, and the sound does not recognise my headphones. I have not installed anything recently, just the usual, minor LTS updates. The ...
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HP Evny M6 K025DX touch screen

When I first installed it 14.04 on a new HDD the touch screen worked flawlessly, I had pinch to zoom. Then In stalled Linux Mint and didn't like it and went back to Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, and updated (i ...
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Ubuntu touch support for POS machine

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my POS (rio). Touch is not working. I am looking for solution to enable my touch screen. Can anybody help me?
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Is the Acer Aspire M touchscreen supported in Ubuntu? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire M laptop that I'm about to switch to Ubuntu. Will my touchscreen work after the switch?
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glutPassiveMotionFunc not responding after touching touchscreen

I have some code that uses glutPassiveMotionFunc to detect when the mouse moves passively (i.e. without clicking). This was working fine until I attached a 3M touchscreen monitor to my laptop. If I ...
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xinput not working for changing touchscreen's Coordinate Transformation Matrix

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and am trying to get my touchscreen to be calibrated. I attached the touchscreen to my laptop and if I extend my desktop the touchscreen's x coordinate gets mapped across ...
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On-screen keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Under Microsoft Windows 8, our Sony VAIO Tap 20 (a touch-screen desktop computer) automatically displays an on-screen keyboard if one touches a text field on-screen or there is otherwise no keyboard ...
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Multitouch in Qt

I've got a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 and Qt Creator/5.2.1, and I'm trying to get multi-touch working for the example applications like photosurface. My input device is an Acer T272HL 10 point ...
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Scrolling with a touchscreen 14.04

I am having trouble configuring the touchscreen on my Asus n550jv to scroll with one finger in web browsers, office applications, etc on Ubuntu 14.04. Oddly, scrolling works in the settings apps and a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 multi touch screen support

Just installed 14.04. It seems to be converting all my screen touch gestures to mouse gestures. And it only supports one point touch. It is supposed to support ten touch points (tested with windows ...
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Disabling touch screen only temporary

I have a problem in that my touch screen is cracked, and so the mouse moves to continually click up and down the crack, which means I can get very little done on my laptop unless I'm in the BIOS. Not ...
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How is my touchscreen working? Can you tell me?

I have a dell 15r XPS. Dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. Touchscreen works awesome in Windows 8. Never worked in Ubuntu and I didn't expect it ever would. One day I happen to touch the screen and ...
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Touch screen, wacom, producing lines offscreen (Xournal et al)

I'm getting an error writing in Xournal that looks like this: That is, whenever my pen touches the screen, it draws a line from upper left off-screen to the point where I connect. I remember ...
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Pinch-Zoom on Asus UX302LG touchscreen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. The system only recognizes multitouch tapping like 3 fingers for move window, 4 fingers for open dash, but no mutitouch-gesture that involves holding the fingers on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...