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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steps for testing multitouch and registering devices with various applications

i want to start with my specific issue because i hope to fix my problem. then i want to end a less specific question because i think it will be helpful to the community here we go: i am having ...
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Lenovo touchscreen on C440

I have a Lenovo C440 all-in-one PC. I just installed Ubuntu on it and have everything setup and working pefectly. The only thing that never worked is the touchscreen. I have ready many different ...
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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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Scrolling with a touch screen

On a touchscreen, dragging your finger around behaves like you are using a mouse. Is there any way to make dragging on a touch screen scroll rather than select the text? I'm running ubuntu desktop ...
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How to add arabic keyboard to Galaxy S3 [closed]

I have a Galaxy S3 and I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I am having a problem adding the Arabic keyboard. I've tried many times to add the Arabic keyboard from the keyboard layout but ...
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Toshiba C55D Touchscreen..

Getting a new Toshiba C55D Touchscreen Laptop next week and want to run strictly Ubuntu and Firefox. Want to rip every scrap of Microsoft off of it (it comes pre-loaded). I'm a neophyte to Ubuntu ...
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Laptop with a touchscreen: How to configure specific screen gestures in 12.04

I got nice laptop with a touchscreen (HP Envy TM m7). It came pre-installed with Windows 8 and I promptly put Ubuntu on it. Due to some issues, 13.04 wouldn't work so I went with the 12.04.02 LTS ...
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Google Chrome touchscreen - right-click gets stuck

I'm having some problems with Google Chrome and my touchscreen in Ubuntu 14.04. Basic touchscreen usage works fine, but if I double-tap on the touchscreen (the gesture for a right-click, as far as I ...
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Setting up touch driver to run through service

We are trying to integrate a touch panel to our Linux system. Touch driver (General touch) I am trying to run this application in Linux service.Below are the steps which i followed Driver ...
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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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Adjust Firefox and Thunderbird to a High DPI touchscreen display (retina)

If you are using a high DPI Display with a resolution of 3200x1600 px you can adjust Unity with a System wide Menu and titlebar scaling But Firefox is not really ready for this: All pages and the ...
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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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Touchscreen not detected after install latest Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a new ultrabook (EXO brand). It cames with win8, and everything workd fine. After remove win8 and install ubuntu 14.04 the touchscreen and touchpad were not recognized by the SO: ls usb, ...
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Unable to calibrate LG L1730SF with USB connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to calibrate my LG L1730SF USB touch screen with Ubuntu 14.04. If I run the "calibrate touchscreen" application and follow the steps needed, it doesn't calibrate. I also looked at this ...
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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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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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Kubuntu - How to use Plasma Active?

Is there any way to switch to the Plasma Active Workspace on Kubuntu? The Kubuntu Active images are broken for me for over a year now and so I wanted to try to activate Plasma Active somehow within ...
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Touch screen not recognize by Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Lenovo C315 10038: after install Ubuntu 13.04 64bits i've installed sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-* and nothing this is the infor from lsusb, lspci, xinput commands xinput ⎡ ...
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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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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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My touch screen doesn't work on Xubuntu 14.04

I installed Xubuntu (14.04) on a Sam4s machine. It used to have windows xp, but now the touch screen doesn't work. How can I fix it? Is there anyway i could possibly just use any kind of touchscreen ...
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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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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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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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I want to disable touchscreen at startup

I am a complete newbie in Ubuntu, and i just installed it in my laptop in less than a week! The problem is: My Asus Vivobook S200E has a problem with its touchscreen, and keeps pressing the right side ...
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Is PCBOX PCB-TW100 touchscreen compatible with Ubuntu Desktop 14.04?

The title is very clear... Here is the link http://www.garbarino.com/m/sistemas-2-en-1-pc-box-pcb-tw100-intel-celeron/4d9ad2f26d I couldn't find specific info about the screen hardware... This is ...
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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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Touchscreen Stopped Working After Restart

I'm having problem with my touch screen. The touch screen was working at first during trial and even after installation. Upon calibration, I restared my laptop and the touch screen feature is not ...
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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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TouchScreen Stopped Working After Installation - Lenovo g400s Touch

I tested the Live Image before installing to make sure the touchscreen was going to work. Everything went fine, the installation ends, and after reboot, the touchscreen stopped working. I am running ...
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Chrome + Touchscreen + Unity (14.04)

I've got a Dell 14R with touchscreen with Ubuntu 14.04. When I start Google Chrome by clicking the launcher with the TouchPad or with the Super+ combination, touch support in Chrome doesn't work. When ...
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Has anyone got ubuntu working on a PC tablet?

I tried 12.10 and my Acer Iconia W700 was unusable, so I gave up and waited for 13.04 and it is unusable again. I can get tips when I click in the left toolbar thing and I managed to start Firefox, ...
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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?
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Touchscreen Input Doesn't Rotate: Lenovo Yoga 13 / Yoga 2 Pro

After receiving a Lenovo Yoga 13 for Christmas, I have been pleased with its performance with Ubuntu. It is easy to change the display orientation under the Display settings menu or by typing, e.g. ...
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How do I disable the touchscreen drivers?

I have a 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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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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Onboard/USB keyboard doesn't work (Ubuntu 14.04)

Having not used Ubuntu in over 5 years, my curiosity got the better of me. I've dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my Surface Pro. Only just installing it yesterday, being the noob that ...
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Treat touch screen separate from mose

In Ubuntu 14.04 it treats the touch screen separate from the mouse, similar to windows 8. I am using 12.04 for several reasons, and I wish to partially upgrade my system to handle the touch screen as ...
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Compatible stand alone multi-touch display for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a multi-touch monitor solution that i can connect to a workstation running Ubuntu 14.04. Does anyone know of a stand alone monitor I can use where touch actions would go over a usb ...
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How can I get bigger window buttons in unity ?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity. I would like to have bigger window buttons (close, maximize, minimize) in unity (theme Ambiance or Radiance). I am using Ubuntu on a touchscreen with my fingers and ...
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Touch screen, wacom, producing lines offscreen (Xournal et al)

I'm getting an error writing in Xournal that looks like this: That is, whenever my pen touches the screen, it draws a line from upper left off-screen to the point where I connect. I remember ...
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Getting HP Envy touch display to work a bit better

Currently I have an HP Envy with a touchscreen running Ubuntu. The touchscreen does work to some extent (I can click most things and drag selection boxes on the desktop) but it doesn't seem to want to ...
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issues with ASUS S301L ultrabooks

I just like to tell you what still is a Problem in Ubuntu 14.04 and should be solved for a nice experience of this distribution. Intel open source Graphics issues (proprietary) When attaching ...
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Switching from Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu Tablet

I have been considering buying a Lenovo Yoga 11S (I am aware that I will have to recompile the kernel due to the wireless driver). My main concern is having a good experience in both laptop mode and ...
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Cron doesn't execute one of the scheduled jobs

I'm using a lubuntu desktop, distribution Ubuntu 13.10, i686. This is my problem: in the job list scheduled by cron a job hasn't effect, but in /var/log/syslog its execution is traced. This is the ...
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Ubuntu identifying touch as mouse

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in a Sony VAIO Fit 14. The problem is that whenever I try to use the touchscreen to scroll or click, it triggers the mouse pointer and takes no action but ...
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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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Touchscreen Setting 14.04

So I installed 14.04 on an Asus Q200E with touch screen. Previously I had 12.04 and did a new clean install. I was looking forward to better touch screen support. Touchscreen works better, no ...
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A software for adjusting touch screen options

I am using a laptop with a touch-screen, and I am looking for a software that will allow me to customize the touch screen options. For example, I want firefox to scroll down when I'm touching the ...