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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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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No Mouse Pointer when using a touch screen

(Into) Good day every one. I have been trying for the past 7 days to make my pointer appear with a touchscreen. (I almost hate asking after working with Ubuntu for 8 years, boy those late nights.) In ...
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Does Ubuntu 13.04 support touchscreen input in any way?

I have a Fujitsu Lifebook T732 Tablet convertible notebook PC, and I'd like to be able to use the touchscreen on Ubuntu. Is there any application written to adapt Ubuntu to my touchscreen hardware?
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Enable TouchScreen with eGalax capacitive on Ubuntu

How do you enable the TouchScreen on Ubuntu 12.04 with a eGalax capacitive driver? Also, how do I know if I have my driver already? (It did appear when running the lsusb command.) Thanks! Note: I ...
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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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How ubuntu behaves in Touch screen Laptop?

I'm planning to buy HP Pavillion touchsmark sleekbook 14(Model # b172TX). It's a touch notebook with w8 pre-installed.I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04( as Dual boot) and I have a concern how ...
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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 to enable touch on HP envy 15t?

I am relatively new to Ubuntu and I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my new HP envy touchsmart 15t. Everything works fine, except the touchscreen. It works under windows 8, but not Ubuntu. I ...
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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: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 + touch screen: points, though doesn't click

Works well with nautilus and settings. Other places: I tap, cursor points, no further action. Guide me. I need it. What to do?
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Touchscreen not working properly -> Acer Iconia W500

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Acer Iconia W500. I'm having problems. When I start the system up, everything works perfect, I can use the touchscreen to move the cursor and click to open stuff. But ...
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Configure Atmel MaxTouch Digitizer on Samsung ATIV 6

I am trying to figure out how to configure the touch screen for my Samsung ATIV 6. I am running Kubuntu 13.04. It is an Amtel maXTouch Digitzer. It recognizes touch, but it only single clicks. Also, ...
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Does Ubuntu support touchscreen laptops? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use a touchscreen display on a laptop with Ubuntu, as in like, being able to scroll with my touchscreen and stuff?
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Switching from Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu Tablet

I have been considering buying a Lenovo Yoga 11S (I am aware that I will have to recompile the kernel due to the wireless driver). My main concern is having a good experience in both laptop mode and ...
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Surface Pro touch screen problems when displaying to a second (non-touch) monitor, in 12.04 [closed]

When I connect my Surface Pro running 12.04 to a second (non-touch) monitor (Westinghouse Digital Electrons 19'', 1280x1024 for example, but happens with another Dell monitor), the touch screen on my ...
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Do Dell Laptop Touch Screen Monitors Work with Ubuntu 12.04/12.10?

I'm about to buy a Dell Precision m6700 that I plan on dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 (or 12.10, feel free to comment) and I'm wondering if I should get the touch screen monitor designed for ...
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Developing Multi-touch supported apps

I have recently been using a large touch table to generate Ubuntu touch events (https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/input/multi-touch-protocol.txt) but have yet to find any software that ...
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“no screens found” on Acer Aspire V5-122; Live Disk

Trying to do a 13.04 Live Desk on Acer Aspire v5-122, which has the touch screen. Seems to be going OK at first, but then drops to command prompt with the X server reporting that no screens can be ...
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Right-click on touchscreen does not work

How can I make the right-click work on my touchscreen? I tried it with the Touchegg multitouch gesture application, and the function just stays where it was left the last time the cursor was when I ...
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How to install ubuntu ia a touch screen laptop

Can ubuntu be install in a touch screen laptop. I has try few time but still cannot install it. I install it using bootable usb drive.
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Toshiba C55D Touchscreen..

Getting a new Toshiba C55D Touchscreen Laptop next week and want to run strictly Ubuntu and Firefox. Want to rip every scrap of Microsoft off of it (it comes pre-loaded). I'm a neophyte to Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 screen calibration Panasonic toughbook CF30

I am having problems keeping the touch screen calibrated after each restart. I have used this guide: http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/how-ubuntu-1204-touchscreen-calibration and have done and triple ...
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Laptop with a touchscreen: How to configure specific screen gestures in 12.04

I got nice laptop with a touchscreen (HP Envy TM m7). It came pre-installed with Windows 8 and I promptly put Ubuntu on it. Due to some issues, 13.04 wouldn't work so I went with the 12.04.02 LTS ...
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Touchscreen worked on “try without install” and now does not

So recently, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z400, which has a wonderful 10-point multi-touch screen. I absolutely hate Windows 8, so I decided to try to dual boot Ubuntu. I did the installation after the ...
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How to know whether my laptop is touchscreen?

How Do I know whether my laptop DELL inspiration 14r has a touch-screen in Ubuntu? I have typical 13.04 installed in my PC.In my laptop specification it says It is a touchscreen but I cant use it in ...
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Touch screen not recognize by Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Lenovo C315 10038: after install Ubuntu 13.04 64bits i've installed sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-* and nothing this is the infor from lsusb, lspci, xinput commands xinput ⎡ ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 touchscreen and touchpad support on Dell XPS 12

Is it possible to run Ubuntu 13.04 on the Dell XPS 12 with full multi-touch touchscreen and multi-touch touchpad support? Does the touchscreen work when a second monitor is hooked up? How about screen ...
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Calibrate UNITEC touchscreen

I have a DMC 19 inch wide touchpanel. The EVDEV recognizes it and it works perfectly normal despite that a 1 inch drift. it does not take into consideration the calibration parametres I enter in ...
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Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro Touch Screen not recognized, only stylus is

I am having an issue with Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro. Basically, the touchscreen doesn't seem to be recognized, everything is acting like the stylus instead. This causes really ...
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nexio touchscreen 12.04

I am trying to get working touchscreen Nexio NOP 190 IR in Ubuntu 12.04. I can't find any useful information. Here is dmesg: [ 230.521547] usb 4-1: USB disconnect, device number 2 [ 241.167717] usb ...
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Has anyone got ubuntu working on a PC tablet?

I tried 12.10 and my Acer Iconia W700 was unusable, so I gave up and waited for 13.04 and it is unusable again. I can get tips when I click in the left toolbar thing and I managed to start Firefox, ...
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Porting Ubuntu-Touch (No Touchscreen, squished landscape) [closed]

So, I have the Mobile World Congress Demo working on a Nook Color, save for two things. The TouchScreen does not respond to input, making testing difficult, to say the least. The widgets appear to ...
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Surface Pro stylus and touch behavior after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 in Surface Pro. Everything works fine, but the stylus and touch behaves in an undesired way. Moving my finger or stylus around the screen automatically selects ...
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TouchScreen recognized, but not working in 13.04

First, let me mention that one of the first things I tested was the fact that the touchscreen was operating during the GUI installation process. Now that we've established that... After full ...
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HTML5 multi touch events from touch screen

I have a Ubuntu machine with a 24" touchscreen and it is working fine. I can move the mouse, do gestures with several touch points and such so the hardware is working fine. Now I wonder if it is ...
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Nexio USB IR touchscreen issues

I have USB Nexio Touchscreen attached to my Dell Inspirion M2300. Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop. xinput and lsusb correctly lists out the touchscreen as "iNexio iNexio USB" but there is no response on using ...
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Acer W500 touchscreen events

I have very strange behavior of my touchscreen In gnome shell or unity I am unable to click with it on unity panel or gnome shell interface. But i can iteract with gtk+ windows, if i open gnome shell ...
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Adding touch to Grub2?

Are there any projects out there working to add touch sensitivity to Grub2? If not what touch libraries exist in Ubuntu 13.04 that may be a possible candidates to implement this after integrating? ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a PC that has a touch screen?

Specifically the HP ENVY TouchSmart All-in-One 20-d003la - All in one - 1 x Core i3 3220 / 3.3 GHz. I mean, if the touch screen will recognize the 5 fingers?
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Wacom (056a:010d) touchscreen is not recognized on Ubuntu 12.10 (64bit)

I have a Fujitsu Lifebook T902, which has a Wacom 056a:010d touchscreen. Does anybody know where I could find a driver for this Wacom touchscreen?
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How do I get brightness working on a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga?

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga. It's been working flawlessly with Windows 8 - 9 hour battery life, awesome touchscreen, 4-second boot times. So obviously I wanted to try Ubuntu 12.10. Well, I ...
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How do I make a multitouch touchscreen working on ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I have a multitouch touchscreen with USB interface. It works fine on android platform. And I am working on making it to support multitouch gesture on ubuntu 12.10. However, it acts as a single ...
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In a multitouch environment keeping multiple windows active at the same time

I want to use big touch screen yes really big around 32 inch or bigger as multi user screen (Just like the one introduced by lenovo if you check their latest offering) currently screen has support ...
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Mouse jumps between using touchscreen and touchpad

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on an ASUS VivoBook x202e for reference. The laptop I got has a touchscreen (which I'm liking so far). One annoyance I noticed in Ubuntu, however, is that switching ...
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Touch screen on ASUS X202E not working properly

Got a little problem with using my touch screen on ASUS X202E with i3 (the notebook-undervolted version). The thing is: when I touch the screen it perfectly recognizes where I touched it and places a ...