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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thinkpad X61 tablet touch not working (14.04)

I recently installed ubuntu on my thinkpad x61 tablet and so far I love it. But there is no touch. On windows 8.1 the touch was not working until I updated the display driver but I don't know how ...
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How to enable Asus Fliplock 15.04?

How do I enable Asus Fliplock? The touchscreen works great, but it does not disable the keyboard and trackpad when i turn the screen over. Thanks
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How to set up HP pen

I have an HP Envy touchscreen laptop and an HP pen. When using Ubuntu, the touchscreen only works if I use my finger, not the pen. How do I set up the pen? On Windows, it worked out of the box.
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How to hide the mouse cursor when using the touchscreen in Lubuntu?

I have an installation of Lubuntu 15.04 x86-64 and I want the mouse cursor to hide only when the touchscreen is used, the same way as it is in Ubuntu 14.04 x86-64 (tested on the same machine). I ...
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Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly? Asus VIVOBOOK

I have a notebook Asus VivoBook with 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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Accessing root files on Ubuntu Phone from my eOS based on Ubuntu. [duplicate]

I'm wondering if its possible to access the root files on my Ubuntu Phone E5 from my computer. I know I can access them from the terminal on the phone but its not ideal using that touchscreen to ...
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How to choose which OS to start in dual boot with Touch Screen and no physical keyboard?

I (now) own an HP Slate 2(b2a28ut) which it's a fancy piece of technological art. It does look like a tablet itself and it acts like an Android Tablet because of its Capacitive Touch Screen, but it is ...
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Auto rotate screen on Dell 13 7000 with 15.04 (Gnome)

Gnome seems very suited for touch enabled devices, is there a way to auto rotate the screen when I flip the laptop/tablet?
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Ubuntu 15.0 (Gnome): touch screen stops working after locking the system

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome) on my Dell 13 7000, after I lock the system the touch screen stops working, also some Gnome shell shortcuts stop working. Restarting Gnome shell ...
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How can I boost performance on my Lenovo C40?

I have a Lenovo C40-05 specs are Lenovo C40-05 21.5-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (AMD A6 1.8 GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB Hard Drive Can I put a better video card in it? It had a built in Radeon R4....
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Touchscreen problem - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in Dell inspiron 13 serie 7000 (7348)

I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 (7348). I would like to install Ubuntu, though still not officially released a version pre-installed on this machine. Which version of Ubuntu ...
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Black screen, apparently caused by touchscreen

Sometimes my screen goes black, I think it happens when I touch the touchscreen but it happens like once every ten minutes so I can't be sure. I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell xps 13 2015, and I ...
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Touchscreen doesn't work after update from 14.04 to 15.04

My touchscreen worked fine with 14.04, but stopped to respond after I updated the system to 15.04. The laptop is ASUS ux302lg. $ xinput Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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touch screen calibration [duplicate]

I'm trying to calibrate NEC tablet PC running Ubuntu 14.04. After the calibration using xinput I try to copy the results to the 10-evdev.conf,but cannot save it because of a permission error.
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How do I disable the “stylus” mode on Ubuntu 14.04 for Touchscreen?

My company is developing on a Dell 3030 AIO with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. We have run into an Issue with the touchscreen whereby if a user rubs it with the back of their hand, the screen loses focus ...
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eGalax multitouch and calibration 14.04

I'm doing some kiosk touchscreen school project. I have eGalax touchscreen and I'm using the latest eGalax drivers. I followed this tutorial : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touchscreen I'm using eGTouchU ...
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Ubuntu on tablet can move mouse, but can't click

I installed Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad Helix and runs fine, except for the fact, that I can't tap to click. The mouse moves fine, but no click events are fired. The touchpad works fine, the ...
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theGate infrared touch screen doesn't work on 14.04 LTS

We have smart boards at school and we use it for education. It's simply a large screen and a hidden computer which is connected to a frame, including theGate infrared touch screen module. It works ...
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Make a right click with Super ( or another key )+left click

I have an xps 13 (2015), I can't manage to make a right click with the touchscreen by any means. I tought a good solution would be to make a Super+left click, a bit like the alt+left click to drag a ...
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Goodix touchscreen, acpi, bluetooth/wifi drivers [14.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Winbook Tw100 (bay trail) windows 8 tablet. I was going to install 15.04, but it was not able to install (it could only run in LiveCD mode). Surprisingly enough, ...
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Chrome 43 + Touchscreen + Ubuntu 15.04

This is a followup to Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04) Has anyone had the ability to use touch-devices on newer versions of Chrome and Ubuntu? This seems to no longer work for me
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Touchscreen support for Ubuntu in VirtualBox?

I have seen the news about VirtualBox adding touch screen support: here But it seems like this was targeted mainly at Windows 8. There is also a thread over at the Virtual Box forums describing the ...
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Touchpad not recognized on Asus N550JK - TP500L (FocalTech)

I'm installing a new laptop and the touchpad is not fully recognized. Specifically, two finger scrolling does not work. extract from /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0001 ...
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Touchscreen with KVM switch gives clicks

Im currently running a shuttle pc with the latest version of Ubuntu with a ELO touchscreen connected via a KVM switch (Belkin SOHO with usb hub). On the other machine (a custom os) it works fine, ...
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Is upgrading to Utopic worth it? Will I encounter lots of bugs?

I have a newer, touchscreen laptop/tablet (a 2-in-1? but it doesn't come apart, it folds back and becomes a tablet), and I'd like the fullest support possible for my newer device. When trying to ...
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Touchscreen not working on Toughbook CF-C2

I have a Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2CQAZXCM with the touchpad (NOT the touchpad+digitizer) and I cannot get the touchscreen to work. I followed Toughbook CF-C2 touch screen not detected and was able to ...
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Ubuntu Core Snappy Touch GUI app kiosk

I just learned about Ubuntu Core Snappy about 2 hours ago. I was very excited as I was thinking about making a stand alone java application that has a simple full screen touch GUI. This would be a ...
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Chrome on Desktop :: Always in touch screen mode

I have a weird problem. Chrome on Ubuntu decides it is to run in touch-screen mode. So, instead of scrolling with mouse wheel and/or having a cursor changed on :hover, I get the touch-screen goodies, ...
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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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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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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. here,...
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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 ...