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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Touch Screen Support for Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Dell Inspiron 3521 touch screen laptop. How do I use multi-touch and pinch to zoom with Ubuntu?
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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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Synaptics touchpad not recognized on Asus N550JK (multiplex ?)

I'm installing a new laptop and the touchpad is not fully recognized. Specifically, two finger scrolling does not work. extract from /proc/bus/input/devices I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0001 ...
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Screen calibration

I am using an interactive board on ubuntu 12.04LTS.To use this I have installed annotation software which required screen calibration .Now I successfully installed the software into ubuntu 12.04 but ...
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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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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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Touchscreen with KVM switch gives clicks

Im currently running a shuttle pc with the latest version of Ubuntu with a ELO touchscreen connected via a KVM switch (Belkin SOHO with usb hub). On the other machine (a custom os) it works fine, ...
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Touchscreen not working on Toughbook CF-C2

I have a Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2CQAZXCM with the touchpad (NOT the touchpad+digitizer) and I cannot get the touchscreen to work. I followed Toughbook CF-C2 touch screen not detected and was able to ...
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Is upgrading to Utopic worth it? Will I encounter lots of bugs?

I have a newer, touchscreen laptop/tablet (a 2-in-1? but it doesn't come apart, it folds back and becomes a tablet), and I'd like the fullest support possible for my newer device. When trying to ...
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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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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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How to connect USB touch screen with Ubuntu

I want to connect USB touch screen with ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Is there any device which can be used easily in ubuntu. The word Easaily can be that it can be used without any additional device driver ...
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Multiple Displays on All in one Touch Screen

My question may have been previously addressed but I wasn't able to find it. I'm new to Linux so this could be a noob question. I have an Asus All-in-one touch screen that I recently installed Ubuntu ...
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How to use On-screen keyboard in Firefox/Chrome in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

Pretty simple question, it's all in the topic line. I enabled the universal access features, turned on the keyboard, and it's pretty nice except for the fact that I can't use it in my internet ...
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Chrome on Desktop :: Always in touch screen mode

I have a weird problem. Chrome on Ubuntu decides it is to run in touch-screen mode. So, instead of scrolling with mouse wheel and/or having a cursor changed on :hover, I get the touch-screen goodies, ...
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Ubuntu Core Snappy Touch GUI app kiosk

I just learned about Ubuntu Core Snappy about 2 hours ago. I was very excited as I was thinking about making a stand alone java application that has a simple full screen touch GUI. This would be a ...
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differentiate between touchscreen and mouse inputs

i have a touchscreen laptop and i want to hide the pointer whenever I touch the screen. I am aware of solutions like unclutter and startx -nocursor but I want the pointer to hide/show dynamically, ...
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(?How to?) Make Ubuntu more touchscreen friendly- Yoga 2 [closed]

Ususally, it seems that the Linux Desktop/Laptop OS community is way ahead of the standard Windows Experience- however, with the new windows 8.1 laptops out, I feel like Ubuntu is a step behind. ...
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Acer C720P Touchpad and Touchscreen are not working

I have installed Ubuntu in a Chromebook Acer C720P but neither Touchpad nor Touchscreen nor Microphone are working, I have flashed the ROM using John Lewis help and Ubuntu 14.04 was installed from ...
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Why does X220 Tablet rotation work with stilus only while touch input does not rotate with screen?

I have a Lenovo x220 Tablet and have tried installing both Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 on it, both with unity, and both have the same problem. When I install with unity and try to use the touch screen ...
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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. ...
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Is there a software for writing anywhere on the system with a pen/stylus on the touchscreen?

I'd like to write on top of my PDFs used for making presentations on my laptop with touchscreen. I do not need to save what I write, but I would like to circle or underline things, possibly write some ...
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Mouse jumps between using touchscreen and touchpad [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on an ASUS VivoBook x202e for reference. The laptop I got has a touchscreen (which I'm liking so far). One annoyance I noticed in Ubuntu, however, is that switching ...
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Touch screen not working after some reboots (another reboot resolves it)

I am trying to troubleshoot an issue on a Lenovo Flex 14 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 (standard Unity flavour) with touchscreen. Mostly it works perfectly well; but from time to time I reboot (mostly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 multitouch screen support

I have a Dell E7240 laptop with a multitouch screen. It works perfectly in Windows 8 with multitouch gestures. However Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 seem to ignore multitouch gestures coming from the screen and ...
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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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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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Is there a way to store touch screen calibration per resolution setting?

I have a t440s with a full HD touch-screen. For normal use it works great, so a big thank you to everyone who made this work out of the box! The issue is that I also like to use it to "sketch" little ...
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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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Ubuntu support on lenovo flex 14

I am just considering buying a new laptop . With all the diversity , my best solution ( considering budget ) was the lenovo flex 14 . I am a big ubuntu fan , and I don't want to end up using the ...
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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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touch screen not working for HP Compaq 2710p !!!NEED HELP!

I have a huge problem when I installed Ubuntu to my HP Compaq 2710p I lost my touch screen capabilities its touch through pen only. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem. 0(>_>)0
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook NXW8QC16

I have a Nextbook NXW8QC serial no starting with YFG. After a win update, the tablet restarted. On restart it stuck in a boot loop error. Two days of calls to microsoft without a solution convinced me ...
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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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Wacom penabled tablet pc okay in 10.10 not 14.04.2 lts

I am trying to get a decent distro working on my sister's 8 year old toshiba satelllite r10. She used it in tablet mode with XP until it ground to a halt. I have tried various lightweight distros ...
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Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A (Dual boot) touchscreen and bluetooth working only sporadically

I just dual booted my NB10t-A which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It took some elbow-grease, but I finally got Grub to load when my computer boots. At first everything but bluetooth was working ...
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How to disable touchscreen support? [closed]

I just want my touch screen disabled. I've Googled and nothing works. Cant install it despite a fresh install of Ubuntu with Gnome 3. Tried this and it didn't work: ...
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kubuntu touch gestures

I'm having following questions touch gestures recognition under KDE in my X220 Tablet: Is there a way to get hold-to-right-click? All the gestures have an annoying delay before getting recognized, ...
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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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How do I permanently disable my touchscreen on Sony VAIO

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio SVP1322X2EB. It's working great only I noticed that the touchscreen (which is enabled by default) affects my battery life. I don't use it, so now I ...
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Touchscreen/xinput-calibrator

I have been trying to install xinput-calibrator but when I type Sudo apt-get install xinput-calibrator it returns with Unable to locate package xinput-calibrator I have tried through the software ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 11 3000 touch screen boots unreliably

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this laptop once booted works all right. However, the boot itself is a gamble. I often have to make many tries to get it to boot successfully. It can get stuck at unpredictable ...
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How to move mouse with a command?

I have a Samsung 700T Tablet with touchsceen and stylus input with ubuntu desktop 14.10 x64 installed. It happens often that when the tablet wakes up from standby that I have a sticky always visible ...
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Pattern lock for Ubuntu 14.10

I have a touch screen and I want to install a lock screen that used patterns like the smart phones, anyone know a way to do it or integrate it with the default one?? Thanks in advance..
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Touchscreen calibration - Click few inches on top of targets

I ma trying to calibrate touchscreen (xinput-calibrator) but I have to click few inches to the top of the targets to finish calibration. and clicking on exact location of targets doesn't activate ...
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Why does Lenovo X61 Tablet touch screen work on 12.04.5, not in 14.10

I ran different Ubuntu Live-USBs on a Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet (7767-BFG). While the touchscreen works instantly on Ubuntu 12.04.5 and Kubuntu Active daily build, it does not work on Ubuntu 14.XX. ...
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How do I get the touchscreen on my dell latitude XT running Ubuntu 14.10 to work?

First of all I have to say that I am fairly new to using Ubuntu. I've never used Linux before and decided; thanks to my cousin, to install Ubuntu on my laptop. I have a Dell Latitude XT with an Intel® ...
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Ubuntu and IRTOUCHSYSTEM input device

I'm setting a kiosk-like totem and I have to use Linux and an input device from IRTOUCH (probably this or this, for sure 40"). The screen is set vertically but I can't make the input device follow my ...
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ELO touch screen Intellitouch 4600L not working in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version. Actually, the calibration is working through xinput. But it is not working good, in some area the touch working. Also when I touch in left side corner the screen ...
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Touch screen available but not multi-touch

My laptop originally support 10-tinger touch. After installing Ubuntu 14.10, I still can use the touch screen, but not multi-touch features. http://multitouch-touchscreens.com/OmniTestApp.html even ...