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My touchscreen is cracked, so the pointer continuously clicks on the cracked area. That prevents me from using the computer normally.
I have tried the
xinput disable 'ELAN Touchscreen' command, and even the one specific to the input number (though it should make no difference), yet whenever I do this, touch is re-enabled after only a few seconds.
Is there some way to disable the screen permanently until I decide to turn it on again (when I finally go to fix it)?