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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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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Single point touch doesn't work

This is a problem that has persisted since 11.10 and mainly the reason I've moved from Ubuntu to other Distros. On Ubuntu, single point touch works on and off only however multitouch works all the ...
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Why did my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop fill with trash windows and lock up?

My Toshiba Portege (w. touch-sensitive rotating "tablet" screen) laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 has been pretty stable, but this morning I left it with the lid nearly down to the keyboard, and when I ...
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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 to install elo touchscreen driver in ubuntu 11.1

i need to install elo touchscreen driver on an intel series panel pc. i do not have any idea whether to install the driver from elo download link as it only supports kernels 2.4 and 2.6! it is better ...
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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 ...
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Can I run Ubuntu OS on a Android 4.0 tablet?

I have a cheap Chinese made tablet from Dubai called the Crony Dubai (www.cronydubai.com). It has a micro B, mini HDMI and a USB labeled as "Host" as well as a micro SD slot. It came with a micro B to ...
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Touchscreen, WebCam and Screenlight not working!

I have an Acer Aspire V5 that came with windows 8. Now I have the Ubuntu 12.10, 32 bits. First, the command to dim or brighten the screen with -Fn up or down- is acting on the screen (it shows that ...
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Touchscreen calibration with dual monitors (NVidia and xinput)

I've got a NVidia GTX260 card with one regular screen above one touchscreen using the eGalax driver. I've tried to configure the touchscreen using xinput but I can't get it right. With the normal ...
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How to calibrate the touchscreen of CF-19 toughbook with 12.10 calibration tool?

I have tried several options from various forums. Proper calibration should not be this difficult. I have run the calibration tool and most sites say to include a section of the output in a ...
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xinput --set-prop does not work for touchscreen [closed]

I am using the following 2 touchscreens: DELL ST2220T, Samsung LTI220MT02. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 because I have read that 12.10 has better touchscreen support than 12.04. Both ...
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eGalaxTouch calibration does not work at 12.04

I am using a Samsung Touchscreen (LTI220MT02) at Ubuntu 12.04 with drivers from eGalaxTouch. Driver download from http://home.eeti.com.tw/web20/eg/Touch_Drives.html . As desktop manager I use lightdm. ...
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Asus Touchscreen Laptop Linux. Would it work?

I got an Asus touchscreen laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed. If dual boot is a problem, can I just purge Windows 8, and make it a Linux only system without sacrificing the touchscreen feature?
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Ubuntu 12.10 not working with Samsung ME40B/CY-TM40

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to get it to work with a Samsung ME40B with the CY-TM40 touch screen. The audio and visual output work fine with the HDMI connection. The CY-TM40 ...
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Touchscreen and digitizer not working on Sony Vaio Duo 11

I have a Sony VAIO Duo 11 (SVD112...) which features both multi-touch and stylus input. However, booting up Ubuntu 12.10 gives me no stylus reaction touch input works very strange: when I touch with ...
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X11 detects touchscreen as mouse

I use Ubuntu 12.10 and the touchscreen works almost correctly. The only problem is that in Gtk3 programs you can, if X knows you have a touchscreen, use kinetic scrolling. I can't do this because X ...
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How do I enable touchscreen on my Q200E Asus laptop?

I've been trying to figure this one out for a while now with no luck. I'm brand new to ubuntu, and the laptop came preinstalled with Windows 8. I went and installed ubuntu 12.04 which was a pain ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.10 the touch screen inputs goes to second monitor?

I have Elo touch screen, connected to a VGA output, and i have another screen connected to HDMI output. When i touch the Touch screen, its 1024x768 resolution, the cursor goes always to other screen ...
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Touchscreen woes: Attempt to scroll using touchscreen is recognized as a click and drag/select

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a HP Envy 4t-1105dx with touchscreen. Everything except Wifi (Atheros AR9565 doesn't work out of the box) and touchscreen (mostly working) works. I believe that the Envy ...
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How do I left-click a Java Application on a WeTab running Ubuntu 12.10? (workaround defect in Onboard)

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my weTab. Everything works perfectly (albeit slowly) and I can touch and use every application execpt ones written in Java. When I start any Java Application the ...
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Sitronix ST9RM01 touchscreen not working

I have a Sitronix ST9RM01 touchscreen that I'm trying to get working with Ubuntu 12.04. The touchscreen is apparently recognized by Linux and X - the hid_multitouch module is loaded, and lsinput and ...
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ASUS All-in-one model ET2410IUTS-B034C touch screen drivers Ubuntu 12.10

Bought an Asus all-in-one for my 90 year old mom. Won't let her run Windows for security reasons, but would like her to be able to use touch screen. Need a how-to for the ASUS ET2410 if it is ...
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How do I switch the Ubuntu Nexus 7 onscreen keyboard to show “()”, “{}” characters?

I managed to get the "(" and ")" characters displayed once in the onscreen keyboard but I don't know how I did it. What is the secret to getting these special characters to be included?
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Anyone know of a good frontend for a CARPC thats Ubuntu based?

I have chased this for several days now.. I am working with an OEM to build/market/sell all electric vehicle(s). We are wanting to build a CARPC for these vehicles (similar to mimodhp.com). Mimod ...
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How can I disable my touchscreen? (Dell Inspiron One 23)

Although I don't use the touchscreen in Ubuntu, because it is a capacitive display I sometimes accidentally touch the display area which causes any text in dialogue windows to automatically highlight ...
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Elo TouchSystems 2515 not working in 12.10

My touch screen monitor in Samsung All in One PC is not working. lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. ...
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Can we change the UI on Ubuntu on Nexus 7 to make it more touch friendly?

The UI is not exactly touch friendly in Ubuntu running on the Nexus 7. The buttons are small, there are only a few multi-touch gestures, etc.
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Newest Kubuntu Active build on Dell Inspiron Duo - touchscreen issues

I'm running the Live CD of Kubuntu Active (http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu-active/releases/12.10/release/) off of USB on my Dell Inspiron Duo. The touchscreen works to the point that the mouse ...
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Touchscreen mouse “locks” on a ThinkCentre 91Z?

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre 91Z all in one pc with AMD graphics and ILITEK multitouch. I am using ubuntu 12.10 and latest catalyst drivers and it seems to be working ok. I have a problem similar to ...
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Will the touchscreen on this laptop work on Ubuntu

I am looking at getting the Acer Aspire V5-571P-6473 laptop which has a very nice touchscreen. The thing I'm worried about is the touchscreen not working under Ubuntu. Can anyone help me?
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Lubuntu 12.10 TouchScreen detected as JoyStick make Axes Swap & Inversion

I would like to say hello to everybody considering that it is my first post on this great community. I have a small question regarding my touchscreen display, what seems to have the axes inverted. ...
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Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04?

Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04? Device 03eb:201c I've been looking for 4 days solid (not very skilled) and can't find a solution. I have a generic tablet: C97- Atom N2600 9.7" 2GB ...
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Does the touch interface on new Windows 8 computers work in Ubuntu?

I'm a new linux/Ubuntu user. I realize that multitouch exists for touchpads, but are touch screens supported?
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eGalax Touchscreen not working Jolicloud 1.2 [closed]

I have an eGalax touchscreen on an Acer Aspire One running Jolicloud 1.2 I have had success getting this touchscreen to work correctly on ubuntu 10.04NBR, 11.04 and Kubuntu 12.04 and Puppy Linux, so ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Touchscreen Calibration

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 installed, with dual monitor, via VGA and DVI Interface. The monitor is one touch screen and the other one is regular LCD Monitor. The touch screen is made in China ...
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Touch Screen - No calibration devices found

I have just brought in a acer z3801 all in one and installed ubuntu 12.04 ltd and updated. Have installed utouch and xcalibrator. when I try to launch x-calibrator it gives the error Error: No ...
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How do I disable the touchscreen drivers?

I have a 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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How to get touchscreen working on Lenovo Ideacentre A720

I have a Lenovo Ideacentre A720 and using Ubuntu 12.04 after a lot of hard work to install it. Sadly there is almost nothing to read in the Web about Ubuntu experience on this device. I'd like to ...