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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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 to hide the mouse cursor

I'm building a kiosk using Ubuntu Precise on a touch screen. Now I'm looking for the appropriate way to make the mouse cursor disappear. As people know where they are pointing, displaying an arrow ...
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Touchscreen no longer working on Dell Latitude 2120

I initially had Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my netbook, the touch-screen worked completely fine however the distribution upgrade to 12.04 has resulted in my touch-screen no longer working. lsusb lists ...
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Inconsistent mouse X events for Acer T231H multitouch monitor

Looks like a bug OK, I believe this is a bug in the xorg evdev driver, but as ubuntu-bug for precise so kindly asked me to work this trough the support channels, I first went ant reported this here. ...
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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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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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Touch screen support Asus EP121

Has anyone installed 12.04 on the Asus EP121, and if so, what works? Of all things, the touch screen would be the most important. Has anyone had any luck with it?
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Ubuntu logs me out if I touch the screen

I just fixed it so it worked after suspension, and tried to enable multitouch. Now if I touch the screen at all, I'm sent back to the display manager and have to log in again. I've uninstalled EVERY ...
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What apps are available for use with a touchscreen?

What apps are there to download from the Ubuntu Software Center that have been developed with a touchscreen in mind?
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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 to change touch screen functionality from a relative to an absolute pointing device?

I'm using a Serial Wacom Tablet touch device on an HP EliteBook 2740p. The capacitive finger touch device (Serial Wacom Tablet touch) works, but is set to relative positioning instead of absolute. ...
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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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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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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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How to enable multi-touch gestures on Lenovo Thinkpad W510 w/touchscreen - 12.04 w/Unity

I am wondering how the user in this video got his W510 configured to use multi-touch with his touchscreen. I did a sudo apt-get install utouch but I need some handholding in where to go next. ...
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Toshiba DX735 Touch Screen Doesn't Work

I just purchased this PC, and I'm going to dual-boot it with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. I know that the touchscreen doesn't work when I use a Ubuntu 11.10 Live CD (32-bit). Is there a driver that will ...
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How do I get the touchscreen working on a VAIO VPCL237FX?

Tried searching but no one has this model/series it seems. Anyone know of any working touchscreen drivers for the VAIO VPCL2XXX series desktop all in ones? Device is NextWindow Voltron
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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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How do I make Thinkpad X220T Tablet with multitouch screen work?

I am have a Thinkpad X220T with the multitouch screen. This model comes with two options for the screen, only one has the multitouch capabilities. My question is strictly about touchscreen NOT the ...
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Where I can find a summary of Ubuntu's current functionality on touch screen devices?

Is there an Ubuntu site where I can find a summary of Ubuntu's current functionality on touch screen devices? And, hopefully, a list of touch screen devices still in production that it will run on?
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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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What virtual keyboards are available which are most touch-friendly?

I've installed the 12.0.4 beta on my Dell latitude XT2 and although I can navigate Dash with my fingers, but the Onboard onscreen keyboard does not pop up when I want to search for applications in ...
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How can I enable Multitouch features on My Desktop Touch Screen

I have a "Medion" Touchscreen (bought from Aldi). The display works perfectly, as do single touch inputs. However, despite the screen being multitouch capable, I can't get multitouch gestures to work. ...
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Does the Thinkpad X41 Touchscreen work with Ubuntu?

I was just wondering if laptop touch screens, such as the one on the ThinkPad X41 were compatible with Ubuntu. I have my new stylus coming in the mail, so I can't see for myself yet.
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Acer Aspire Z5610 Touchscreen All-in-One Dual Boot

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on Wubi in a Windows 7 environment. After successful installation and reboot, I am presented with the dual-boot prompt as expected. However, my keyboard/mouse are ...
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How to identify relation between HID /dev/input/* files and real hardware?

My friend had problems with touchscreen (they are gone after two reboots) after her sister used her laptop and when I tried to help I didn't find a way to identify /dev/input/* files. One way I've ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 11.10 Dual Screen, Configuration of 1 Touchscreen Monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I calibrate a touchscreen on a dual monitor system? i have a problem to calibrate my touchscreen monitor in Ubuntu 11.10 with 2 Monitors in Dual-Screen, but only ...
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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 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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How do I get the touchscreen pointer driver working on a Panasonic CF-19 Toughbook? [closed]

The only instructions I have managed to find in google are related to Ubuntu 8.04 - While mine is 11.10. Have anyone managed to get it solved out? https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CF-19
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Touchscreen and additional external monitor

Soon I'll commence a PhD study with a strong focus on modelling. I'm lucky enough to have my supervisor offer me a laptop. Since besides making and running models I'll be making minutes of meetings ...
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Enabling multitouch, right-click, screen-keyboard, pitch-zoom, etc. on tablet

I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my Tablet (MSI WindPad 110W, currently running windows 8), but the touch-controls are not as it should be: Multitouch doesn't work. Which software/settings do I ...
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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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How to embed on-screen keyboard into gnome-screensaver 3.x unlock screen?

The gconf value /apps/gnome-screensaver/embedded_keyboard_enable in Oneiric no longer works obviously. Is there a way to show virtual keyboard in gnome-screensaver 3.x? Does similar dconf value exist? ...
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What is the easiest way to launch Dash with a single-touch screen and auto-hidden launcher?

There is a lot of devices with a single-touch screen and the Oneiric Unity has no always-visible Dash icon. So, how can I get it without keyboard providing that moving pointer to the edge is almost ...
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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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Disable touch on Bamboo Touch&Pen CTH-460

Running Ubuntu 11.04. Got a bamboo Touch&Pen CTH-460 and it works out of the box. The pen response works great but the finger response is horrible. Is there a way to disable the finger response ...
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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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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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Configuring touchscreen

I'm trying to calibrate touchscreen on Ubuntu 10.10. My problem is that touchscreen is working, but calibration is horribly off - I'm able to navigate only a small portion of upper-left corner (while ...
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How do I calibrate a touchscreen on a dual monitor system?

I have a dual monitor setup of two different sizes. My primary monitor is a 23 in widescreen Acer T230H touchscreen, and the second is a regular 20 in. When I go to use the touchscreen, the cursor ...
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Touch monitors for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a touchscreen monitor that is at least 19 inches diagonally and is fairly cheap (hopefully a similar price to the Windows 7 touch monitors made by HP, Dell, Planar, etc., which are ...
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How can I simulate a right-click in Kubuntu 10.10 when using a touchscreen?

i am running Kubuntu 10.10 on my WeTab Tablet PC. As this Tablet has no mouse (but a touchscreen), I would like to configure Kubuntu in a way that allows to perform a right-click. In Ubuntu (not ...
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cannot calibrate touchscreen

I installed 11.04 on a WeTab (although wetab os is now gonne, only 11.04 now). I use the eGalax Inc. USB TouchController device driver. I want to calibrate the screen using Touchscreen Settings, but I ...
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Touch screen and mouse not correctly functional on tablet [closed]

Greetings, all. I have run Ubuntu off a live USB stick on my tablet computer. However, the touch screen behaves erratically - in different ways for different versions, too. In version 10.10, no ...
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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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Which is the best version of Ubuntu to use on a tablet device?

can Ubuntu installed and use on xoom or ipad ? ( or other touch screen monitor like kiosk ) . Is there a special build or package i need to install ?