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Try 'unclutter' the purpose of this program is to hide the pointer after the mouse has not moved for a while. Using it, you can make the pointer appear only when the user touches the screen, and disappear right after it. (maybe this was not exactly what you were aiming for. But it is much easier than your alternative =P) To use, install it sudo apt-get ...


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I'm going to try and answer the rotation / touch interface part. So basically you can imagine those like having a second desktop upon your desktop. When you rotate your Desktop, you'll then have to do the same with the Touch Interface Desktop. In general you can manage this rotation via $ xsetwacom In my case - I have no knowledge of other tablet ...


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first of all install utouch sudo apt-get install utouch I have a touchscreen computer too and I use "touchegg" for the gesture recognizer, it work great. Unfortunately, right now there aren't too much apps for ubuntu focused on touchscreen. If you are interested in touchegg you can download it sudo apt-get install touchegg and configure the .conf file ...


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I have a Dell XT2 which works very nicely with Ubuntu 10.10, Unity, and uTouch. It's a touch screen tablet. It was issued to me by the uTouch team for uTouch testing with Unity, so it's also recommended by the uTouch developers. If you're just interested in having multi-touch and gesture support, I suggest looking at Apple's magic mouse, and trackpad


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FOR 12.10 Okay, I found an answer in this page. This solved my brightness problems permanently: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub You will find this line in the new opened window: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" Change it to: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" Save and close the window and type this in the ...


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I have filled a bug report about touchscreen. It is at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-input-evdev/+bug/1121379 . Please press the "affects me too" button in order to increase the "heat" and make more people/developers notice it. I can help with more tests or trying fixes. So if you have to propose something to test (e.g. install a ...


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I just purchased a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch and replaced the installed Windows 8 with Ubuntu 13.04. Everything worked out of the box, including the touchscreen. 13.04 isn't really touch-optimized -- you have to hit the scroll bar to scroll a window with touch, for instance -- but that's not the hardware's fault, it recognizes the touch event just ...


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I have just installed 13.10 on my XPS13 (9333) and enabled the touchscreen by installing the additional drivers available directly from Dell. The steps I followed were: Visit the Dell Support site and entered the service tag for my XPS13 Selected Get Drivers > View All Drivers Changed the selected OS to Ubuntu 12.04 Downloaded 'Ubuntu Driver Support Pack ...


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Yes, your ASUS Laptop will work with Ubuntu. I think the touchscreen will work since this video on YouTube shows a ASUS Vivobook with Ubuntu 12.10 with the touchscreen in action. If you have a Vivobook or something similar, more than likely it will work. You can dual boot if you want. Keep in mind that your ASUS laptop came with Windows 8, which means it ...


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I am assuming you are looking for something like Ubuntu for Android. http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/android Canonical is also working on a Ubuntu for Phones (including tablets) which is going to be available for download anytime soon http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/phone its all work in progress though and it does not guarantee that it will work on your ...


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I had the same issue on my brand-new XPS12. It might be the newer model that prevents installation from 12.x or 13.04. I had success with 13.10 beta 1, though. Pretty much everything works out of the box, except multi-touch. No idea where to look as sputnik is already supposed to be integrated...


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Found the solution I was able to successfully calibrate my screen using the following method: Open a terminal and type the following: xinput list You should see something like this: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ IDEACOM IDC 6680 ...


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The Always Innovating TouchBook is an interesting product that you should take a look at. It is a touch screen ARM tablet/netbook. It comes preinstalled with its own Linux based operating system and supports Ubuntu, Gentoo and some other distros. It is especially interesting because the hardware, as well as the software, is open source. It is also fairly ...


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Gnome.org gives details of how to enable the embedded keyboard for a locked screen including the gsettings values Any tablet-type screen keyboard must compy with the XEmbed specification. Fortunately the standard onboard keyboard is XEmbed compliant - you need to pass the --xid parameter (type onboard --help for parameters you can pass to onboard) Thus ...


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The gnome-screensaver was updated to use the new GSettings APIs instead of GConf. You can look through the list of options stored in GSettings by running gsettings list-recursively | less from a terminal, or by using the dconf-editor application. The settings for gnome-screensaver have moved to the org.gnome.desktop.screensaver schema: evan@caron:~$ ...


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Looks like Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 have problems with your display. Now that you can boot with live CD, I suggest that once your tablet is up with the live CD, you mount your system and chroot into it: $ umount /dev/sda1 # suppose it's your hard disk with Ubuntu on it, # and the mount point is / (root) $ mkdir /mnt/system $ mount ...


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Got the same problem like you. Touchscreen was not working anymore on my Inspiron duo after update to kernel 3.xI. I found the solution here: http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com/2011/08/howto-linux-on-dell-inspiron-duo.html Edit /etc/default/grub: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Set: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="usbhid.quirks=0x0eef:0x725e:0x40" Run: sudo ...


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hey dude iv been having a similar issue.... to fix this i installed xinput-calibrator sudo apt-get install xinput-calibrator you can then run it from System > Administration > Calibrate Touch-screen after you have calibrated it will show a terminal output that looks similar to this Warning: multiple calibratable devices found, calibrating last one ...


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Very hard to find solution but actually pretty straight forward, just follow the answer from 'phnomic' here: Touchscreen and additional external monitor. Works flawless with my Fujitsu T730 with all kinds of external monitors!


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XVKBD is a great and very customizable on-screen keyboard with features such as word completion. From XVKBD's website: xvkbd is a virtual (graphical) keyboard program for X Window System which provides facility to enter characters onto other clients (softwares) by clicking on a keyboard displayed on the screen. This may be used for systems without a ...


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Alright, here's my share then :) I bought a convertible laptop/tablet half a year ago with a stylus and touch option. Not the same model or even brand as you, but hopefully this answer is still useful to you. For on-screen keyboard I prefer Onboard, which I think comes by default. Otherwise it is available through the repositories. It is quite well ...


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I have the same device on which I installed ub 12.04 (64 bits), I also asked a question about it a while ago. For me also the touchscreen does not work from the live CD. You need to install, then update the system, and then remove a certain section from a Xorg configuration file to make things "work". See here my question and the solution: Mouse selects ...


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This is the site of the wacom linux open source drivers: http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/linuxwacom/index.php?title=Main_Page The following page describes a set of commands that can change teh configuration of the tablet during runtime: http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/linuxwacom/index.php?title=Tablet_Configuration my guess is that the ...


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I installed 12.04 on my Asus EP121 a couple of weeks ago and everything works out of the box with one exception. The stylus works flawlessly, but touching the screen with your finger results in a 'right click' that won't release. To fix that grab the newest egalax driver and install. After that it works beautifully! They've even done some work to the ...


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This one is not Ubuntu's fault. It's a problem with your computer's BIOS not using the wireless keyboard and mouse as it should. When this happens, your options become very limited. The most practical one is to simply buy a wired keyboard. You can also change witch OS boots first by booting to Windows 7 and typing msconfig in the start menu search box. Run ...


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Solved this myself Analysis of the main bug I've dug through the sources of both evdev and the core x server. Turns out that this bug is not in evdev after all, but in xserver-xorg-core. A commit there (which is also included in the Xorg upstream) removed the only piece of code which ever set the TOUCH_END flag for an event. Without this flag, ...


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I actually made the thread you linked to (http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-2064976.html), and I thought I should share my very, very crude and dirty solution to the problem. After having this problem for way too long without managing to really fix it, I finally gave up and created a very simple python-script that will monitor all mouse events ...


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Try booting LiveUSB on it. If it doesn't work, check if the touchscreen is listed there: http://lii-enac.fr/en/architecture/linux-input/multitouch-devices.html You can also check info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch , especially https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch/Testing that contains descriptions of tools to check multitouch devices. You can install ...


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To get touch scrolling in Firefox working, install this addon extension Here It's an addon called Grab and Drag. It allows you to scroll using the touchscreen in the same fashion as a tablet or smartphone. Double tapping on the screen should also open files and folders in nautilus.


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The failure to trigger actions by double tapping the touchscreen in nautilus is a bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-nexus7/+bug/1071922 and https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/1002788 Switching to "Single click to open items" (nautilus->edit->preferences->behavior->) does not help. You can, however, switch to list view ...



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