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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Touchscreen doesn't work after update from 14.04 to 15.04

My touchscreen worked fine with 14.04, but stopped to respond after I updated the system to 15.04. The laptop is ASUS ux302lg. $ xinput Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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Make a right click with Super ( or another key )+left click

I have an xps 13 (2015), I can't manage to make a right click with the touchscreen by any means. I tought a good solution would be to make a Super+left click, a bit like the alt+left click to drag a ...
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Touchscreen support for Ubuntu in VirtualBox?

I have seen the news about VirtualBox adding touch screen support: here But it seems like this was targeted mainly at Windows 8. There is also a thread over at the Virtual Box forums describing the ...
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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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Is there a “show touches” application?

Is there an application that will "show touches" similar to what is found in Android's developer options? I have a 10 point multitouch monitor (Planar Helium PCT2785) and it appears to only support ...
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Elo TouchSystems 2515 not working in 12.10

My touch screen monitor in Samsung All in One PC is not working. lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. ...
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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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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 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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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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What features are required in a touch screen monitor to work with Ubuntu?

I have a NUC (NUC6i3SYH) with Ubuntu 15.10 installed. I'd like to hook it up to a touch screen monitor. Touchscreen prices vary widely and there seem to be lots of specs/features to take into ...
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yoga 3 pro touchpad and touch screen

I have new laptop yoga 900. I have install ubuntu 15.10 on it. The problem is that touchpad and touch screen are not detected (I solved wifi problem with this : Intel wireless 8260 - unclaimed ...
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Extremely high mouse sensitivity that prevents right click in touch screens

Although everything looks fine with my touch screen and Ubuntu, there's a problem that I don't understand how solve. Now in Ubuntu (Unity) there's an option to enable right-click by holding the mouse ...
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How to choose which OS to start in dual boot with Touch Screen and no physical keyboard?

I (now) own an HP Slate 2(b2a28ut) which it's a fancy piece of technological art. It does look like a tablet itself and it acts like an Android Tablet because of its Capacitive Touch Screen, but it is ...
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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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HP TouchSmart 600 Touchscreen driver

I have a HP TouchSmart 600 and I installed Linux on the machine. Everything runs fine except the touchscreen. I tryed it with the newest Ubuntu 32/64bit and also with Linux Mint 32/64bit. Found this ...
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If a program is compatible with Ubuntu, will it be compatible with Ubuntu Touch?

I really want to get a tablet PC and install Ubuntu Touch on it. Will every package that I've installed in my desktop installation of Ubuntu (14.04) run in Ubuntu Touch? Is Ubuntu Touch simply ...
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Yoga S1 Automatic Screen Rotation?

Is there any way to get Ubuntu 14.04 to recognize the accelerometer built into the thinkpad yoga S1? Magick-Rotation seems to have quit a few years ago, and I couldn't find anything else besides ...
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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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Disable touchscreen on closing laptop lid

I configured my laptop so the display screen stays on and unlocked when I close the lid, because I want to do sleep and lock manually when I need it to. This works fine so far with only one drawback, ...
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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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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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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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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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Multitouch in Qt

I've got a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 and Qt Creator/5.2.1, and I'm trying to get multi-touch working for the example applications like photosurface. My input device is an Acer T272HL 10 point ...
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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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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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How to change the on screen keyboard orientation?

I recently install ubuntu developer preview 13.10 (saucy) onto Nexus 10. When i launch the terminal app i get the on-screen keyboard oriented in vertical direction to the terminal and not horizontal. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 screen calibration Panasonic toughbook CF30

I am having problems keeping the touch screen calibrated after each restart. I have used this guide: http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/how-ubuntu-1204-touchscreen-calibration and have done and triple ...
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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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Touch screen on ASUS X202E not working properly

Got a little problem with using my touch screen on ASUS X202E with i3 (the notebook-undervolted version). The thing is: when I touch the screen it perfectly recognizes where I touched it and places a ...
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Touch Screen - No calibration devices found

I have just brought in a acer z3801 all in one and installed ubuntu 12.04 ltd and updated. Have installed utouch and xcalibrator. when I try to launch x-calibrator it gives the error Error: No ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Touchscreen doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.10 (Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B)

I very recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 to dualboot alongside windows 10 and the touchscreen on my laptop seemed to work for a while and then it stopped working at some unknown time. From the research ...
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How to copy files off Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4 with broken screen?

I have Ubuntu Touch installed on my Nexus 4. I recently dropped the phone cracking the touchscreen. The screen no longer responds to touch. The three buttons work. I can turn the device on and off, ...
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Is there an onscreen gamepad that works similarly to virtualgamepad from Windows?

I'll been working on Ubuntu for some time,but I got a convertible laptop with touchscreen and I love it, but I need a virtual onscreen gamepad so I can play most games with touch.
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ASUS TP550L Touchscreen not working in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 I had problem with my touchpad, it was not working until I found the following solution described here: Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working As mentioned in the link ...
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More touch screen support for ubuntu 15 desktop

Just installed ubuntu 15 on my asus ep121. Touch screen works. Yeah hoo. Can we install more touch-tablet features? The on screen keyboards pops up for many ubuntu apps but not internet browser ...
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Fujitsu LifeBook P1510D Touchscreen On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently received a Fujitsu Lifebook P1510D and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. So far, it is working well but I cannot seem to get the touchscreen to work. I've searched the forums and I cannot find ...
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Enabling integrated mouse in Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium (SQ1UP)

I have this nice little UMPC device and I want to make it work under 15.04: SQ1UP For now I was able to set up everything but an integreted mouse. A jog dial you can see on the left is a ...
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Install Ubuntu to PC based Tablet

I have Dell Venue Pro 8 tablet which originally use Win8.1. I try to install Ubuntu to it, should I just download and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? And will 14.04 have touch screen support? Joe
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How to set up HP pen

I have an HP Envy touchscreen laptop and an HP pen. When using Ubuntu, the touchscreen only works if I use my finger, not the pen. How do I set up the pen? On Windows, it worked out of the box.
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Ubuntu 15.0 (Gnome): touch screen stops working after locking the system

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome) on my Dell 13 7000, after I lock the system the touch screen stops working, also some Gnome shell shortcuts stop working. Restarting Gnome shell ...