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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Scrolling with a touchscreen 14.04

I am having trouble configuring the touchscreen on my Asus n550jv to scroll with one finger in web browsers, office applications, etc on Ubuntu 14.04. Oddly, scrolling works in the settings apps and a ...
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Sony Vaio fit - Auto rotate flip scrren

I got this nice laptop with a flip-screen...however I got different problems: Sometimes the touchscreen has problems: scrolling acts like 2-finger pinching (e.g. in the web browser it zooms in and ...
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How is my touchscreen working? Can you tell me?

I have a dell 15r XPS. Dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. Touchscreen works awesome in Windows 8. Never worked in Ubuntu and I didn't expect it ever would. One day I happen to touch the screen and ...
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Touchscreen behavior different

I have a Dell Inspiron touchscreen laptop with Windows 8.1. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 as dual boot option. I normally use touch to scroll while browsing in Windows. But in Ubuntu when I use touch, ...
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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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Calibration values changing after reboot in ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I am using beaglebone black board with ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I have a edt-5.7"-wvga LCD with touch. Lcd is properly working with this setup. LCD touch is also working properly. But each time I need to ...
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Enable Touch Screen on Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch

There are quite a few guides on how to enable touch screens, but none with credentials or specifically to a ThinkPad device like the one I have. Does anyone know how to enable it or know where I can ...
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Developing Multi-touch supported apps

I have recently been using a large touch table to generate Ubuntu touch events (https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/input/multi-touch-protocol.txt) but have yet to find any software that ...
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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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Touchscreen worked on “try without install” and now does not

So recently, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z400, which has a wonderful 10-point multi-touch screen. I absolutely hate Windows 8, so I decided to try to dual boot Ubuntu. I did the installation after the ...
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Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro Touch Screen not recognized, only stylus is

I am having an issue with Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro. Basically, the touchscreen doesn't seem to be recognized, everything is acting like the stylus instead. This causes really ...
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Surface Pro stylus and touch behavior after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 in Surface Pro. Everything works fine, but the stylus and touch behaves in an undesired way. Moving my finger or stylus around the screen automatically selects ...
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Why did my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop fill with trash windows and lock up?

My Toshiba Portege (w. touch-sensitive rotating "tablet" screen) laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 has been pretty stable, but this morning I left it with the lid nearly down to the keyboard, and when I ...
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In a multitouch environment keeping multiple windows active at the same time

I want to use big touch screen yes really big around 32 inch or bigger as multi user screen (Just like the one introduced by lenovo if you check their latest offering) currently screen has support ...
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How do I enable touchscreen on my Q200E Asus laptop?

I've been trying to figure this one out for a while now with no luck. I'm brand new to ubuntu, and the laptop came preinstalled with Windows 8. I went and installed ubuntu 12.04 which was a pain ...
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How can I disable my touchscreen? (Dell Inspiron One 23)

Although I don't use the touchscreen in Ubuntu, because it is a capacitive display I sometimes accidentally touch the display area which causes any text in dialogue windows to automatically highlight ...
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Newest Kubuntu Active build on Dell Inspiron Duo - touchscreen issues

I'm running the Live CD of Kubuntu Active (http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu-active/releases/12.10/release/) off of USB on my Dell Inspiron Duo. The touchscreen works to the point that the mouse ...
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Will the touchscreen on this laptop work on Ubuntu

I am looking at getting the Acer Aspire V5-571P-6473 laptop which has a very nice touchscreen. The thing I'm worried about is the touchscreen not working under Ubuntu. Can anyone help me?
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Lubuntu 12.10 TouchScreen detected as JoyStick make Axes Swap & Inversion

I would like to say hello to everybody considering that it is my first post on this great community. I have a small question regarding my touchscreen display, what seems to have the axes inverted. ...
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Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04?

Is there a Generic USB TouchScreen Driver 12.04? Device 03eb:201c I've been looking for 4 days solid (not very skilled) and can't find a solution. I have a generic tablet: C97- Atom N2600 9.7" 2GB ...
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How to get touchscreen working on Lenovo Ideacentre A720

I have a Lenovo Ideacentre A720 and using Ubuntu 12.04 after a lot of hard work to install it. Sadly there is almost nothing to read in the Web about Ubuntu experience on this device. I'd like to ...
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Touch screen desconfiguration

I have an Aspire V5-572PG. I installed Ubuntu for obvious reasons and it detected without problem my Multi-touch HD LED LCD. The problem comes when, after a while without activity, my laptop falls ...
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Touchscreen only changes position of pointer

I've bought new dell inspiron 15z ultrabook touch and succesfully installed ubuntu. But the touchsceen works only partly. When I tap some point pointer moves there (hover) but not clicks. So I have to ...
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Video Problems - Acer v5-122

A couple of months ago I bought a Acer v5-122 with touchscreen. I have had many problems since that day. It came with a defective screen which has been replaced already by acer and it also was ...
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Xorg uses 100% cpu usage after resuming from sleep

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that I purchased this December. Core i5, 4 cores, and 8 GB of RAM. I recently started having problems (within the last week or so) with a couple of processes using ...
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both 3m and elo touchscreen not working on arm based system running ubuntu 12.04,looking for driver

i have a elo and a 3m touchscreen both connect through usb both no respond when connected to ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10. which i got from http://www.armhf.com/index.php/download/ So my question is. is ...
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How to make onboard show only when no keyboard is connected?

I have a Surface Pro, and would it would be convenient if the onscreen keyboard appeared when I remove the type cover. It would be even better if this were compatible with the "auto-show when ...
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13.10 Cursor disappears on Asus X200CA w/ Touch screen

I installed 13.10 on this Asus X200CA-CT156H 11" laptop with Touchscreen. A version of this model without the touchscreen is sold with Ubuntu but this one was with Win 8. I get random cursor ...
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How to use touchscreen as a touchpad?

How can I configure Ubuntu so that it uses my computer's touch-screen as a track-pad device? I am using a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 14 with a eGalax Inc. eGalaxTouch EXC7910-1018-08.00.00
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My Wacom tablet works, as in it is useable as a mouse, however is not detected by anything on my computer?

My Bamboo tablet is connected to my computer by usb. It can be used as a mouse, i.e. it can move across the screen and click things. It can draw in painting/image software fine, but when I want it to ...
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how to map touch event with xserver in ubuntu 12.04?

I connected lcd 7" from chipsee to BBBwith ubuntu 12.04 (3.8 kernel) on it. When I gave the command #cat /dev/input/event1 And I touch the screen, I got binary data. When screensaver ...
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IQ 504 Compatibility Issues (Sound, CDDVD Drive, Microphone, etc..)

I'm quite new to Ubuntu, and it's inner-workings, so I haven't gotten very far trying to figure out solutions for the problems I'm having. I tried running a search for additional drivers, but I came ...
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Laptop touchscreen stopped working in Xubuntu 13.10

I've been using the XFCE desktop for about a week now, and my touchscreen worked fine in it at first. However, it has stopped working in XFCE, although it still works in Unity. I'm using an ASUS ...
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ubuntu-touch on a PC running Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to start an ubuntu-touch session on a touchscreen ultrabook (lenovo yogapad). Is it possible to switch the section between the standard desktop mode and the ubuntu-touch desktop? Ubuntu ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 work well with the ASUS VivoBook S500?

I am planning to buy an ASUS VivoBook S500 very soon and run Ubuntu on it. This ultrabook has a touch screen and I want to make sure it will work perfectly with Ubuntu. I found this video showing ...
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No Mouse Pointer when using a touch screen

(Into) Good day every one. I have been trying for the past 7 days to make my pointer appear with a touchscreen. (I almost hate asking after working with Ubuntu for 8 years, boy those late nights.) In ...
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Does Ubuntu 13.04 support touchscreen input in any way?

I have a Fujitsu Lifebook T732 Tablet convertible notebook PC, and I'd like to be able to use the touchscreen on Ubuntu. Is there any application written to adapt Ubuntu to my touchscreen hardware?
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Enable TouchScreen with eGalax capacitive on Ubuntu

How do you enable the TouchScreen on Ubuntu 12.04 with a eGalax capacitive driver? Also, how do I know if I have my driver already? (It did appear when running the lsusb command.) Thanks! Note: I ...