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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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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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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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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Touchpad not recognized on Asus N550JK (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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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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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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Touchscreen with dual monitors

i have ubuntu 12.04 and two monitors, where first is touchscreen. System recognizes resolution as one big screen with 3840 * 1080 resolution. Problem is when using touch calibration, calibrator ...
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Touch screen not working on an HP Touch-smart 610

I have a hp touch-smart 610, and with ubuntu 11.10 everything works out of the box. I tried with the live cd to ubuntu 12.04 and sadly, the touch-screen don't work. I would like to install 12.04, but ...
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Touchscreen not working on a Dell Inspiron Duo

Screen on my Dell Inspiron Duo is not working with Ubuntu 11.10, though it worked when I initially installed it (~one week ago). Another note: the touchscreen works with Windows 7 (dual boot).
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Touchsreen always returns cursor to upper left corner

Just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a brand new Fujitsu Lifebook T901. The touchscreen seems well-calibrated and recognizes touches, but it always moves the mouse to the upper left corner when clicked. ...
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How to detect touchscreen devices from a script?

I'm looking for a reliable way to detect if a laptop has a touchscreen device from a script. I know I can parse the output of: $ xinput --list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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x201 tablet touch screen works like touchpad and not touch screen. stylus works however

When Ubuntu 12.04 starts on my X201T the touchscreen works fine, I can touch anywhere and the mouse will appear there. However once I log in to the desktop the touchscreen starts acting like a ...
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XInput Coordinate Transformation Matrix in xorg.conf

How do I set the Coordinate Transformation Matrix in xorg.conf? https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/InputCoordinateTransformation Right now, I have it set in a script on startup, but ideally - I would like to ...
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How do I get a DigiPro Wp8060 tablet working? [closed]

I am hoping to find some assistance with installing my DigiPro WP806 Tablet with Ubuntu 10.10 if anyone is available to help I have done some research myself, but the documentation I've come accross ...
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How do I configure my touchscreen to scroll?

I like to use my touchscreen to scroll. Device Enabled (121): 1 Coordinate Transformation Matrix (123): 0.365000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.635000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 1.000000, 0.640000 ...
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(?How to?) Make Ubuntu more touchscreen friendly- Yoga 2 [closed]

Ususally, it seems that the Linux Desktop/Laptop OS community is way ahead of the standard Windows Experience- however, with the new windows 8.1 laptops out, I feel like Ubuntu is a step behind. ...
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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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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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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 to disable touchscreen support? [closed]

I just want my touch screen disabled. I've Googled and nothing works. Cant install it despite a fresh install of Ubuntu with Gnome 3. Tried this and it didn't work: ...
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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. ...
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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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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 ...
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Touch screen scrolling on Surface Pro 3 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I just got Ubuntu running on my Surface and it is awesome except that scrolling is not working. Scrolling works with touchpad but not with touch screen. When I use my finger to swipe from up to down ...
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Why can't I scroll the unity dash with a touch/swipe?

The Unity Dash is great for touchscreen use, with it's large icons, but why can't I scroll with a swipe like I can in Nautilus?
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Catch lid close and open events

I tried to write a script like this suggestion: How do I configure the screen to lock when I close the lid? I created a directory and a new script file: mkdir /etc/acpi/local gksudo gedit ...
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Disable touchscreen on closing laptop lid

I configured my laptop so the display screen stays on and unlocked when I close the lid, because I want to do sleep and lock manually when I need it to. This works fine so far with only one drawback, ...
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eGalax touchscreen detects no input in upper part of the screen

According to xinput, the touch sensor in question is an EXC7200-7623v1.000, and is recognized as two slave pointers, one of wich is of type "Pen". With xinput test 12 (the non-pen part has the id ...
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Touchscreen on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad yoga, and touch worked out of the box (Thank you devs). But I can't figure out how to configure more gestures and make it actually work for me. Does anyone ...
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Trying to install Magick-Rotation on a gateway C-140x

Hello I'm hoping I can get some help here. I have a gateway C-140xl and I just upgraded to 14.04. I'm trying to install magick-rotation 1.6.2. First issue I noticed is that the installer is recognized ...
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HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC trackpad does not work. Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu on an HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC model: 15-d021ca. The trackpad does not work but an external mouse does. xserver-xorg-input-synaptics is already the newest version. The ...
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Scrolling in all apps on touchscreen in 14.04 desktop?

I'm using a Samsung Ativ Tab 700t1c on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. This is a hybrid tablet with a touchscreen, wacom digitizer and detachable keyboard dock, and a high dpi (HD in 11.6") display. Is ...
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Is there any solution to set baud rate, line discipline etc., by only using our kernel module?

I wrote a kernel module for a touch screen monitor and earlier I used inputattach (written in userspace) to open serial port, set baud rate, control flags, line discipline etc. But now I want to ...
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Touch Screen Clicks Repeatedly on Press - Can't Drag

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS recognizes my touchscreen correctly. Tapping the screen sends the correct ABS coords and BTN_TOUCH. The problem is that BTN_TOUCH is set to a 1, then immediately set to a 0 even ...
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14.04 on Dell Inspiron 11 (3137) touch screen intermittently recognized

Sometimes when I reboot, the touch screeen on my Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series (3137) is not recognized. No touch gestures work. I reboot and re-test two to several times, then it starts working again. ...
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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 ...