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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 touch screen not working after latest kernel upgrade

I have Dell Inspiron 15R and every thing was working right until yesterday that installed the latest updates (which included a new kernel 3.13.0-33-generic); and the touch screen is not working ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 and google Chrome with touchscreen, no left click

I am using the Latest version of chrome with 64bit 14.04 running on my Sony Vaio Tab Duo 11. I am trying to use the touchscreen and everything looks great, scrolling is very nice, i can swipe to go ...
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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 ...
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Motion Computing LE1600 touchscreen functions unavailable in 14.04

I recently obtained a Motion Computing LE1600 that I replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 14.04 on today, and I can not seem to get the touchscreen functions to work properly. Is there anything that can be ...
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Dell XPS 13 touchscreen not working, sound not working

All of a sudden the touchscreen on my laptop stopped working, and the sound does not recognise my headphones. I have not installed anything recently, just the usual, minor LTS updates. The ...
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Ubuntu touch support for POS machine

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my POS (rio). Touch is not working. I am looking for solution to enable my touch screen. Can anybody help me?
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Is the Acer Aspire M touchscreen supported in Ubuntu? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire M laptop that I'm about to switch to Ubuntu. Will my touchscreen work after the switch?
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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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Disabling touch screen only temporary

I have a problem in that my touch screen is cracked, and so the mouse moves to continually click up and down the crack, which means I can get very little done on my laptop unless I'm in the BIOS. Not ...
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How is my touchscreen working? Can you tell me?

I have a dell 15r XPS. Dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. Touchscreen works awesome in Windows 8. Never worked in Ubuntu and I didn't expect it ever would. One day I happen to touch the screen and ...
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Maliit onscreen keyboard installed on MSI Windpad 110w tablet in Saucy,but will not open

I downloaded Maliit keyboard via 'apt-get' and the install went ahead without a hitch,however the joy ends there as I am at a loss as to why it will not work.Maliit ran perfectly on this tablet in ...
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Touchscreen behavior different

I have a Dell Inspiron touchscreen laptop with Windows 8.1. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 as dual boot option. I normally use touch to scroll while browsing in Windows. But in Ubuntu when I use touch, ...
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TabletPC: OS selection in GRUB using volume and Windows buttons

I've bought an Acer P3-171 tablet and installed Ubuntu Precise Pangolin alongside with Windows on it. Unfortunately, I only can choose the OS to boot using an external hardware keyboard. I am a ...
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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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Calibration values changing after reboot in ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I am using beaglebone black board with ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I have a edt-5.7"-wvga LCD with touch. Lcd is properly working with this setup. LCD touch is also working properly. But each time I need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...