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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Enable touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 11s Ubuntu 14.04

Hey I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s (Ivybridge), when I first ran the installation, the touch pad didn't work but the touchscreen did, I foolishly tried to install to an SD Card ...
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Touchscreen rotation is reset after few seconds

after successfully installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my new Yoga-500 I want the touchscreen to rotate when I turn it into tent- or tabletmode. Due to some research i got along with some script and ...
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How to set the pointer focus correctly on touch screen in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed eGalaxTouch touch screen driver(Virtual Device for Single) in linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04. The pointer focus (or Arrow Pointer) is not present at the finger touch. What are ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 multitouch gestures

Is it possible to make multitouch gestures on Ubuntu Xenial Xerus? For example with TouchEgg? I tried already but without success.
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Touch screen is not working after login with invalid password

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS, i am facing a strange issue with regards to touch screen, the touch screen (micro touch device) is not working after i enter invalid password in the login. Please help me, how ...
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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. here,...
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HP Spectre X360 trackpad screen

Everything works great after installation of 16.04 except when I close the screen and reopen it later I find multiple applications have been opened all over the screen. Also the keyboard does not ...
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Inhibiting Unity multitouch gestures

We are making Ubuntu-based kiosk software that we want to be easy enough to install for DIY enthusiasts. As all interested might know, Unity (till 14.04 at least) is hard coded to intercept 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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Asus TP200SA Touchscreen and Touchpad problem

I have a Asus TP200SA Ubuntu on it (14.04 LTS) When I installed (4 days ago) it the touchscreen and the touchpad worked flawlessly, I was very happy, but the rotation lock didn't (I was using it ...
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Wacom Finger touch not working after upgrade to 14.04

On my Thinkpad X230 Tablet after the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 the finger touch stopped working. It is listed by xsetwacom: xsetwacom --list devices Wacom ISDv4 E6 Pen stylus id: 10 ...
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Where can I find a better touch screen driver?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3452 and it has a 15.6" touchscreen, only I cannot use it because I can't scroll without touching the scroll bar, I can't open context menu's, etc. Can somebody please ...
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USB mouse ends up “locked” to single application

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Dell XPS 15 (9550) with a touchscreen and touchpad. When I plug in a USB mouse (Logitech Performance MX with the wireless USB dongle) it quickly gets stuck in an odd ...
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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 /etc/...
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I need to permanently disable the touchscreen input - Ubuntu 16.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my HP Envy 17t and everything works fine. However, I need to disable the touchscreen input permanently and I tried everything I could found but nothing works. The ...
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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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Touch-screen kiosk-like launcher

Is there any good application launcher optimized for a touchscreen? I'm looking for something that will work on a kind of home-utility machine: an all-in-one desktop with touchscreen, mounted on a ...
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Laptop does not autorotate in Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome

My laptop is an Acer R3 131T. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome on it. However it does not autorotate the screen when I rotate the laptop. Autorotate worked perfectly fine on Windows 10. Gnome shows the ...
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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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Prevent Chrome and Vivaldi from interpreting mouse movement as touch events

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7547, which has a touchscreen. Whenever I use Chrome/Chromium or Vivaldi, any mouse (i.e. touchpad) movement within the window is interpreted as a "...
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Touch screen not working : Connected HDMI monitor and changed display settings

I'm new to Ubuntu and running Ubuntu 15.10 I attached a HDMI monitor to my laptop and after changing some settings the touchscreen no longer functions at all. The settings I changed were display ...
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Mouse/touchpad move switches off touch screen

I purchased Toshiba Satellite-P55W-C laptop (2-in-1 touchscreen) and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I touch the touchpad, Ubuntu shut off the touch screen (becomes black). I disabled the touchscreen ...
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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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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on Trekstore SurfTab duo W2 / Cube i7

Hello askubuntu community, after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on the TrekStore SurfTab duo W2 - which is similar to the Cube i7 according to xda - ,so it's a dual Tablet / Netbook, there are a ...
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Ubuntu touch on honami touchscreen not working

I have tried to install Ubuntu touch on my Xperia Z1 device.Finally device turned on correctly and Ubuntu logo appeared. But when I should configure language, the touchscreen not works. The screen ...
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How do you detect physical screen flip on a 2-in-1 Notebook?

Making the display flip is pretty straight forward. I detected that on my Dell Inspiron 15-7568 I have the following setup: $ xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3840 x 2160, maximum 32767 x ...
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How can I boost performance on my Lenovo C40?

I have a Lenovo C40-05 specs are Lenovo C40-05 21.5-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (AMD A6 1.8 GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB Hard Drive Can I put a better video card in it? It had a built in Radeon R4....
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Screen autorotation and manual rotation issue with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I recently updated my Ubuntu 15.10 with Gnome desktop to 16.04. After the update I was suprised that the auto rotation on my Vaio Tap 11 (windows tablet with magnet mounted keyboard) did work for the ...
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How I get the touchscreen on my HP Touchsmart All-in-one to work under Ubuntu 15.04?

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 LTS on my HP TouchSmart 300, but the touchscreen doesn't respond. How can I get the touchscreen to work? In response to P.H. xinput list Virtual core pointer ...
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14.04 Onboard on-screen keyboard: Only Greek / math keys

So I have Onboard working properly; e.g. comes up when I need it, fades out when I don't. However, somewhere along the line, I lost my standard QWERTY, and am stuck with Greek / math symbols (insert ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Kodi application

I have Ubuntu installed on my laptop that is connected to my TV and I have Kodi installed to open on boot in full screen, but the problem I'm having is if I don't touch the pad on the laptop the Kodi ...
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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 possible....
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Touchscreen 90 degree ccw tablet

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my Bay trail tablet. Touchscreen rotation works on the box, but problem is that screen is turned 90 degree clockwise. I made script to fix this, but I need to run this ...
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Small onscreen keyboard on login screen

Login screen has small onscreen keyboard. After login, onscreen keyboard is right size. I've Ubuntu 16.04 server install, Elementary-desktop installed to it, but I had same problem with default ...
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How to utilize touch in Ubuntu?

Ok, so apparently Ubuntu is going in the direction of increasingly supporting touch and I'm perfectly fine with that. I just got the new laptop with touch screen and my question is - how can I utilize ...
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Touchscreen not working after installation

The touchscreen of a Dell Venue 11 Pro workes well in a live system of Ubuntu 16.04. After installation the touch support is completely gone. What can I do to restore it? I have already had a look at ...
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Unable to get touchscreen to work on Lenovo Flex 3

I have a Lenovo Flex 3 laptop, which has a touchscreen. I have it dual-booting Windows 10 (OEM) and Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. On Windows the touchscreen works fine. On Ubuntu, however it does not work, even ...
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How to use touchscreen to draw?

I have tried different softwares for drawing using my touchscreen (e.g. Gimp or Krita). However, when I touch and drag (to draw a line) what happens is that only the mouse pointer moves from one place ...
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Issue with laptop touchscreen

I have 16:04 installed in laptop. Touchscreen of my laptop doesn't work with this distribution. With 14.04 ,it was working, even with 15.10 it worked. But with 16.04 it doesn't work. In my WIndows 10 ...
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xrandr does not “connect” to intel i915 HDMI output

right now i'm using ubuntu 16.04 with an additional KDE plasma5 dektop on a Pansonic FZ-g1 toughpad with an external gechic hdmi touchscreen > lspci -ks 0:02 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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How to disable a touchscreen on Surface pro 3

Long story short, I dropped my surface and the screen cracked. This is causing it to have false touches pretty frequently. I managed to disable it on my windows partition where I'm typing this from. ...
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I'm a new user who's pretty lost

My problem is this: I'm trying to permanently disable my touchscreen because it is cracked and occasionally moves the pointer on it's own. I have tried the xinput solution but as many other forums ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on a lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga

I'm trying to install ubuntu gnome 16.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 yoga. I'm interested in getting gnome 3.18 (or 3.20) for the touchscreen and wacom support. Sadly, I don't have any previous ...
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application hides mouse pointer - how to force mouse pointer to appear?

I have an application that is intended to run with a touchscreen, but my touch screen, has failed. I have the application working on an Ubuntu desktop now, but the program hides the mouse. moving the ...
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Touchpad and touchscreen fighting for control - Ubuntu 15.10

I just completed a new install of 15.10 on my Asus U501VW laptop. Unfortunately, the touchpad and the touchscreen seem to be fighting with one another and the touchpad will stop responding after a ...
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Is there a more touch friendly desktop environment?

I have an acer aspire r7 , its a convertible laptop/tablet. I am interested in running a UI which is more like ubuntu touch. I installed the 13.10 thinking it was going to be more touch friendly, but ...
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Touchscreen not working on suspend. No existing solutions are working

When I close the lid to suspend my laptop the touchscreen stops working after waking the laptop. I found a workaround by sleeping the laptop before closing the lid. For some reason if the laptop is ...
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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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Touch screen not working on hp pavilion x360

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my hp pavilion x360. At the very beginning the touch screen worked (not as good as in MS-Windows but at least worked. I did something probably and now it is not ...
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2 fingerscroll on surface pro 3

I followed the tutorial step by step of this answer: Ubuntu on surface pro 3 or Linux at all? but when I try to apply the patvh multitouch.patch, it tells me: emanuel@port3tonarnia:~/Dokumente/...