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You may use the tool lsinput that you can get installing the package input-utils. sudo apt-get install input-utils sudo lsinput


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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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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'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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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 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 was able to ask Stephen Webb who currently leads the Unity Technical Team about touch input. I contacted him because he used to be the lead developer on the uTouch-geis package which was split into three different packages Frame, Geis, and Grail. These are the primary touch screen controls for 13.04 and he is also heavily involved in other multi-touch ...


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That problem could be solved for me with Chrome's --touch-devices command line parameter. Determine X's input device id in a console by xinput list leading to google-chrome --touch-devices=10 on my system.


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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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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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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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I now (on 13.04) had a similar problem but xinput map-to-output did help, if I do things in the right order. xinput map-to-output tweaks the "Coordinate Transformation Matrix". xinput_calibrator sets "Evdev Axis Calibration" and is completely unaware of "Coordinate Transformation Matrix". It also always opens stretched to the full available output area. ...


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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 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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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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Found my solution. Edit /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-wacom.conf and add "Option "Touch" "off"" to each group. Works like a charm.


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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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I'm trying out Ubuntu via a live usb on the Yoga 13 right now. The Yoga 2 Pro is the reboot of that device. Anyway, the are no issues with the touchscreen for me on 13.10. The buttons seem no smaller than they are in Windows, so there's that. I haven't installed the driver to enable wifi, but purchased a $10 Edimax usb adapter that is doing the trick. ...


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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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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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Best help I can offer is to refer you to http://blog.jay.sh/ Seems like touchpad and touchscreen generally work, though multitouch only after bugfix #1103594. Currently Ubuntu 12.10 works better on XPS12, though screen auto-rotate still does not. To remedy that you can try doing an update from Project Sputnik repository, which provides some improvements. ...


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I got my XPS12 yesterday. Immediately removed the hdd and replaced it with new one, so I can tinker with linux without risking windows installation. First of all, all versions of ubuntu I tried fail to boot if secure boot is on. It always throws blue box with message that ubuntu was stopped because of current security. Disabling secure boot in bios fixes ...


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The System76 Darter comes with Ubuntu touch. I've bought a laptop (a Gazelle) from them in the past and it's worked well as long as I remember to reinstall their drivers ppa when I reinstall. (Using it right now.) https://www.system76.com/laptops/model/daru4


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I have Asus X202e also with Windows 8 preinstalled. In both Ubuntu 12.10 & 13.04 multitouch screen is working out of box. But there are a small set of gestures: only 1-touch(act as click) and 3-finger move (move and resize app window). AFIK currently gesture recognizers apps such as ginn are not working since 12.04 due unity core modification


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Touchscreen works fine and out of the box on Toshiba U-505 under Ubuntu 13.04. Uses N-trig with DuoSense so any compatible pen will work fine...


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I installed 13.10 by following this guide From this thread I learnt that I needed to execute: dmraid -E -r /dev/sda for the Ubuntu installer to see the disk partitions. Then I followed this guide to update the Linux kernel Thanks to these guides I now have an XPS 18 with Windows 8 / Ubuntu and dual boot and Ubuntu touch screen working :-)


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Your problem will be answered, for the most part, by downloading Ubuntu and use the "try Ubuntu". As you can tell from these 2 links there are mixed results ... Installing Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell XPS 12 9Q23 in multi booth mode stops at black scren http://forum.notebookreview.com/dell-xps-studio-xps/693432-xps-12-owners-lounge-39.html#post8975843 From the ...


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I found a straightforward answer to my question by reading the helpful information at Ubuntu Wiki: X - Input Coordinate Transformation. These commands can be used to align rotations of the input devices and the display: The first command rotates the display, where can be left, right, normal, or inverted: xrandr -o <orientation> remap the input ...



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