Questions tagged [touchscreen]

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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Ubuntu on touchscreen computers: what am I missing?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 that I got for testing purposes. Naturally I wanted to know how far Ubuntu has come with regard to touchscreen compatibility. ...
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Applications not showing properly after clicking 'show application'

I think the screen is not refreshing
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Libinput: Two touches released but jus one event “TOUCH_UP”

I'm working in a project using wxWidgets and a RaspberryPi 3 model A+. It uses a CTPM FT5406 touch screen for the application. The problem is: When i touch in both the extremity of the screen, the ...
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Automate touchscreen events using Touchegg or other alternative

I would like to test an application that will later be deployed to a touchscreen device running Linux, however I don't have the device now and I'm required to automate the test. Is there a way to ...
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Erratic keystrokes and cursor movement

On a Dell Inspiron 14 5447 laptop, running 20.04 kernel 5.4.0-72. When I boot up normally (via GRUB), there are erratic keystrokes (lots of "d"s, but other keys as well) and the cursor moves ...
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External UPERFECT Monitor Laggy Over USB-C but Fine Over HDMI

I have a UPERFECT MDS-156G16 1080p touchscreen monitor. When connected via Mini-HDMI to my ThinkPad P14s running Ubuntu 20.04, the screen is smooth and works great. When connected to the same computer ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Touchscreen not “left clicking” on desktop icons

I have a desktop computer running Ubuntu 20.04 with 2 monitors, one is a touchscreen. The touchscreen connects via usb. It isn't working properly, When you press the touchscreen on icons on the ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 ThinkPad-X1-Yoga-2nd-gen freezes when originial pen touches the screen

my ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2nd Generation freezes as soon as the original pen touches the screen. It worked with Ubuntu 20.04 and some updates ago on 20.10. Unfortunately I cannot tell after which specific ...
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Mouse pointer does not hide when using touchscreen

my computer has 2 monitor. first monitor is a regular monitor and the second monitor is a touchscreen. in standard Ubuntu 18.04 when using touchscreen OS automatically hide the mouse pointer. but i ...
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HP Active Pen connection problem on HP EliteBook 830 G7

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on a HP EliteBook 830 G7. The HP Active Pen seem to be recognized since it is listed in the Bluetooth list in the settings. However, after a short time of connection after ...
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ILITEK Touch Screen as Mouse

My 20.04 system recognizes ILITEK as two devices at my system like ILITEK ILITEK-TP ILITEK ILITEK-TP Mouse It works as a multitouch screen but my application needs to have the touchscreen as mouse.. ...
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Can't get touchscreen to work on my tablet

I have a chinese tablet with Innolux 8x12 on it. I managed to install Lubuntu 20.10 on it but touchscreen isn't working at all. I tried this and it didn't work either.
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Touchscreen works for finger BUT it stops working when putting the stylus pen

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo IdeaPad c340, i did drawing for a while and everything worked fine, but I didn't use my stylus since two days today eventually I had an update on my computer then I ...
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Add a touch screen env to an existing ubuntu 20.4 installation on a tablet

I took an old Chinese tablet of mine and decided to try to install ubuntu 20.04 on it. It was not an easy job, it has a Intel Atom 64-bits CPU with a UEFI 32-bits firmware, but I managed to do it. I ...
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Dual screen set up shows stylus position off set

Link to video for clarification I have Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a 2-in-1 laptop (EVE V, 12.3" screen) with a touchscreen. When I use the laptop in the simple, mono-screen configuration the stylus ...
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Is Ubuntu usable for tablet mode on laptop?

I'm thinking about buying laptop Lenovo Yoga 9 14ITL5 Shadow Black which has tablet mode. Does Ubuntu support that? I.e.: does it automatically switch to tablet mode when necessary? does it ...
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Touchscreen Touch works like clicking all the time

so I'm new to linux and like a first time User. I installed ubuntu 20.04. Everything smooth so far but the touchscreen. Every touch is like a double click. I installed a drawing app to see whats ...
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Newbie question here regaring screen resolution

I have a question where I bet you can help me out. First of a little of the backstory: I had run a RPi 4 with raspian and a kiosk mode to display my smarthome. I needed to switch to an Ubuntu build ...
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Configure 3.5" Touchscreen for Raspberry Pi 4B on Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop

I'm having some trouble getting my Pi 4B running 20.10 to recognise and display on a 3.5" Touchscreen. Any help would be appreciated. Apologies if this one runs a bit long... The Hardware: ...
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How do I use the touchscreen on the Lenovo Flex 5 15IIL05 with Ubuntu 20.10?

I just got a Lenovo Flex 5 and installed Ubuntu 20.10 on it. I'd like to be able to use the touchscreen, and I was wondering if there was any way to enable it. lsusb output: Bus 004 Device 001: ID ...
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Use nano to change an “on” to “off” line in read only file

I am trying to change a value in this read only file (usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf) in order to switch a touch screen off. I have have found this question explaining how to disable these ...
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Is there anything to read and hand-annotate a pdf like on paper on a touchscreen with stylus?

I have a DELL touchscreen convertible and I would like to be able to read, but also annotate with a stylo like I am used on paper, a pdf, so to say bye bye to paper. I can't find any PDF reader ...
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How do you install the eGalaxtouch driver in Ubuntu 18.04 32 bit?

How do I install the eGalaxtouch driver in Ubuntu 18.04 32 bit? Thanks
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Asus zenbook pro duo touchscreen xinput mapping with multiple monitors

I have an Asus Zenbook pro Duo running kubuntu 20.04. I have followed various setup tutorials for this laptop and have both the touchscreens running perfectly. However when i plug in an additional ...
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Touchscreen calibration fails on Ubuntu 20.04 / PixelBook

I cannot successfully calibrate the geometry of my touchscreen, running Ubuntu 20.04 on a PixelBook. The touchscreen with stylus works OK (especially near the center of the screen) but gets ...
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Weird message about Wireless keyboard very low in power when changing to tablet mode (Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell Inspiron 7306 2-in-1)

I have a laptop Dell Inspiron 7306 2-in-1 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. When I convert the laptop to tablet mode and try to use the software keyboard in the touchscreen, Ubuntu sends a notification to the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1 - Is there a way to configure capacitive touchscreen sensitivity (for glove / capacitive stylus use)?

I have a laptop with a capacitive Egalax touchscreen. In Windows, the manufacturer (Getac) provides a utility to configure the touchscreen for use with a capacitive stylus or gloves. So far, I have ...
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Touch screen isn't working on lenovo flex 5 15iil05 81x3 Ubuntu 20.04

uname: Linux 5.8.0-38-generic xinput: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Need help getting TOUCHSCREEN to work on Lenovo Ideapad 3 15IML05

Purchased from Costco, Lenovo site says it's discontinued. I searched all over the Lenovo site for drivers, etc, posted in that forum, no luck at all. I managed to boot "Try Ubuntu" onto the ...
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Libinput on touchscreen do not give me EVENT_DAWN only EVENT_UP

I try use libinput as default, and I dont get EVENT_DAWN, only EVENT_UP , so I can not drag scrollbars or drag-and-drop some thing. Just pressing buttons only (without "dawn animation" ) I ...
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xinput map-to-output <device> <screen2> always pointing to screen1 on ubuntu 20.04

I have two screens, eDP-1 and VGA-1. The touch ia a ILITEK with ID 11 on the "xinput list". My eDP-1 is the master one on the motherboard configuration (I can't change it), but I have to use ...
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Launch VCMI on 800x480 screen?

Background: Because HoMM3 was made in dark ages of 800x600 resolution VCMI requires minimum of 800x600 VCMI performs check, via SDL, and crashes itself if pixel resolutions is too small (so no, ...
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Best way to run a touchscreen app in kiosk mode on Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm an embedded dev who switched from weak ARM to powerful Intel Atom hardware, dedicated for running a touchscreen Qt app. I decided to stop bothering with custom Busybox OS images and use a minimal ...
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hp envy x360 touchpad not recognized 20.04.1

I recently downloaded unbuntu linux on my machine it’s the newest version of the HP Envy x360 and it’s touchpad and touchscreen are not being recognized on any version of linux. By this I mean they ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad C340 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS as a dual boot (with Windows 10) on my newly aquired Lenovo IdeaPad C340, and I have two problems. The first one is that when I start it (or restart it) it ...
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ubuntu 20.04 touchscreen doesn't work on Lenovo ideapad flex 5

I recently bought a Lenovo Flex 5 laptop, which has a touchscreen. I installed Ubuntu 20.04, and now I have it dual-booting Windows 10 (OEM) and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. On Windows the touchscreen works fine....
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Mapping multiple touch screens persistently (Current it resets after session locked or when plugged to a different USB port)

I have a touch screen laptop (Thinkpad X1 Yoga Gen 2, Ubuntu 20.04) connected to an external touch screen monitor. The touch screens' mapping don't work at plug-in so I followed this guide to map the ...
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Inputs in portrait mode are only working on half of the screen

I have a Surface Go tablet with Ubuntu DDE 20.10 installed, and I'm using the following script to rotate its screen. #!/bin/sh # Auto rotate screen based on device orientation # Receives input from ...
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Lenovo Yoga 12 - Wacom Touchscreen stops functioning after 'Suspend'

Have two of these laptops that I'm attempting to get the touchscreen to function properly on. For seven days now and no success. . . Installed Xubuntu 20 on the 2nd laptop. No dual booting or anything ...
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eTurboTouch does not work on Xubuntu Focal Fossa

I installed Xubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on an old Medion Akoya P4001 D (probably dates back to 2010). Everything works fine, except the touchscreen; the system does not respond to me putting my finger on the ...
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No sound, mic, camera or touch after installing ubuntu on convertible Windows laptop/tablet

I've just installed the latest version of Ubuntu with Gnome3 on my Windows convertible laptop/tablet (iOTA One, model: 2120), because it was soooo slow and unusable with Windows 10. Ubuntu works great ...
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Installing driver for touchscreen

I got a touchscreen monitor and want to install the driver to my Ubuntu 20.04. The driver software is TouchKit. In the installation guide, this is what written: Rebuild the TouchKit driver. 3.1) ...
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Ubuntu on lenovo yoga: touchscreen and audio issues

I bought a Lenovo yoga 7i and I initially installed Ubuntu 20.04.1, but some components did not work. Searching online and reading the answers to this question: ubuntu lenovo yoga touch screen not ...
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Touchscreen stops working after login

Running ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a yoga laptop, the touchscreen works perfectly at the log in screen, but when it brings me to the desktop enviroment it stops. this is a completly fresh install with ...
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Ubuntu lenovo yoga touch screen not working

I'm very new to Linux/Ubuntu. I have a Lenovo Yoga where I just installed Ubuntu 20.04.1, everything is fine but the Touchscreen doesn't work. I was reading a bit how to do it but is very confusing, ...
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Portrait rotated digitizer input stops

I'm looking for information on a stable form of digitizer rotation for a touchscreen. After some trial and error I was able to get the digitizer and screen to rotate as needed into portrait mode. ...
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Touchscreen functionality for Kogan Atlas C250 / Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a new Kogan Atlas C250 Is there a way to get the touchscreen working? I've tried to search but found nothing specific that helped. I've also followed the ...
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HP ENVY x360 15-ed1997nz Touchscreen, Touchpad, Sound and Brightness not working

I hav recently pruchased a new HP envy x360 15-ed1997nz notebook it comes with an intel i7 processor and intel iris graphics card. On windows everything is working fine. For working prupose, I ...
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How do install a touchscreen driver for inspiron-13-7359 when additional drivers doesn't show it as available?

The exact problem I'm having is that my computer has a built in touchscreen, but it is not listed as a device in Ubuntu (20.04). Info for HID touchscreen (lshw) *-usb:2 ...
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About installing new desktop environment on Ubuntu

I am a new user of Linux. I recently install surface linux kernel following this so that i can use touchscreen on my surface pro. Now i want to try a new desktop environment (maybe KDE) on it. So here ...

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