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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Can I put Ubuntu on an ASUS VivoBook F202?

I'm looking to buy an ASUS VivoBook F202 with an i3 processor. Will I be able to put Ubuntu on it, especially with the touch function? Has anybody done that yet? Ta muchly.
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Dell XPS 12 and Ubuntu 13.10 Touchpad/Screen Woes

I have read all the links and posts. Slapping 13.10 onto this XPS 12 convertible runs everything fine out of the box, bar some things. Touchpad (no multitouch/scrolling) - Sputnik only supports up ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Touchscreen broken after installing 12.04 [closed]

I had Natty 11.04 on my computer, and the touch-screen worked perfectly. I have now installed Precise 12.04 (fresh installation, fully updated), and the touch-screen is no longer recognised. "xinput ...
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Touch screen calibration in dual monitor setup [closed]

we are using a setup in which we have dual monitors where 1 is LVDS disply and other is a touch screen.. The problem is after calibrating the touch screen when the pointer goes to second screen it ...
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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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Ubuntu Touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

Does anyone have any experience with Ubuntu running on the Yoga 2 Pro in terms of the functionality of the touchscreen? Thanks!
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Dell Precion m6600 touch screen cursor problems

I have a Dell Precision M6600 and installed Ubuntu 12.04. The cursor jumps around all by itself when I'm not even touching the keyboard. When I try to type the cursor goes crazy and clicks and jumps ...
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How to report a crash bug with nothing on screen

I would like to report an installation bug, but I can't launch ubuntu-bug : On my tablet (LDLC Janus, an Intel based tablet without OS installed by default), I have a problem when I install Ubuntu ...
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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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How can a touchscreen be made to disable temporarily while an active digitiser is in use?

I have a ThinkPad Yoga which features both a capacitive touchscreen and a Wacom digitiser. I can disable the touchscreen manually (using something such as xinput disable <id> in a command ...
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Does Dell Inspiron 15z (5523) touch screen compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm considering about buying Dell inspiron 15z (5523) laptop, but I'm not sure if touch screen of laptop will compatible with Ubuntu. Also, because I couldn't know the model or company of touch ...
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Dell XPS 18: Touchscreen works on OpenSuse! How to do it in Ubuntu?

On my Dell XPS 18 Tablet-PC, the touchscreen is known not to work in Ubuntu. I just tried the OpenSuse Factory KDE Live CD. After installing a few extra packages - see ...
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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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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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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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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 the touchscreen on an HP L5006tm working?

I just got an HP L5006tm given to me (it was going to the dumpster -- wtf?) and I'd like to use it with my ubuntu desktop. I've looked at some pages of the wiki but I'm not sure where to start to get ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 - How can i install xserver-xorg-input-evtouch? apt-cache search do not show up

I have Elo touch screen, where i have been trying for long long time, which is failing. I now figure out that i have to use xserver-xorg-input-evtouch, which is the only one worked for many others. ...
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Get list of recommended packages (suggestions) for touch screen support after apt-get install lxde

I was manually installing X server and lxde on my cellphone's chrooted ubuntu. There were a couple of packages suggested after install related to touchscreen support. I can't remember the name of ...
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Cursor ghostly jumps with touchscreen in 11.10

I think this is related to xserver somehow, but when I'm using paint programs like Gimp or Inkscape in 11.10 with either the pen or touch inputs, occasionally the cursor will just jump to the edge of ...
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Touchscreen doesn't work on Emachines ez1711

After updating from 11.04 to 11.10 touchscreen on Emachines ez 1711 doesn't work. Mouse1 device disappeared.
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Is there any on screen keyboard to use on inspiron duo in tablet mode?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a Dell inspiron Duo Hybrid. Almost everything works fine except for the accelerometer. But when using Ubuntu in tablet mode, I couldn't find anyway to have a onscreen ...
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Application indicators don't seem to have tooltips — is this due to conformity to touch interfaces?

I very much liked the weather details showing up simply by way of mouse over the weather icon of the datetime applet. (The indicator-weather shows similar infos only via click, currently as menu items ...
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Sony Vaio fit - Auto rotate flip scrren

I got this nice laptop with a flip-screen...however I got different problems: Sometimes the touchscreen has problems: scrolling acts like 2-finger pinching (e.g. in the web browser it zooms in and ...
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Touch screen desconfiguration

I have an Aspire V5-572PG. I installed Ubuntu for obvious reasons and it detected without problem my Multi-touch HD LED LCD. The problem comes when, after a while without activity, my laptop falls ...
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Touchscreen only changes position of pointer

I've bought new dell inspiron 15z ultrabook touch and succesfully installed ubuntu. But the touchsceen works only partly. When I tap some point pointer moves there (hover) but not clicks. So I have to ...
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Video Problems - Acer v5-122

A couple of months ago I bought a Acer v5-122 with touchscreen. I have had many problems since that day. It came with a defective screen which has been replaced already by acer and it also was ...