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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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How do I disable the touchscreen on my Dell Precision 5560?

Summarize the problem I don't like my touchscreen, and attempts at disabling it via xinput have proved fruitless. Provide details and any research I also tried this method, but even after adding ...
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Mouse cursor disappears after using touch screen; Ubuntu 22.04

When I'm using the touch screen on my laptop, the mouse cursor disappears as expected. But then, when I switch back to the touch pad the cursor remains invisible while selecting objects until I hover ...
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Touchscreen issues in Ubuntu 22.04 on Raspberry Pi 4

I have QT application that I'm developing in c++ on a raspberry pi 4 with the official 7" touchscreen. During development I have been using Ubuntu 21.10 to run the application on the raspberry pi ...
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Disable multitouch / pinch to zoom with touchscreen kiosk

I'm operating on a kiosk setup with a touchscreen PC that has multitouch capability. The PC is running Ubuntu 18.04 and a custom GUI software on top of Xorg. Currently it is possible to e.g. pinch-to-...
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How to disable on-screen keyboard when using touchscreen

an on-screen keyboard is showing up every time I touch a text field when I use an external monitor with touchscreen. I don't want/need this feature since I have a physical keyboard. I read a lot about ...
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Ububtu 22.04 LTS: installation with touch screen keyboard?

I just tried to install 22.04 LTS on my old touchscreen laptop with broken keyboard. Sadly, it didn't work, because I couldn't access the virtual keyboard during installation. With 20.04 LTS I didn'...
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touch screen calibration using xinput-calibrator

I am trying to calibrate the touch screen using xinput-calibrator tool on ubuntu 20.04 running on Beagle Board. After integrating xorg.conf and 99-calibration.conf file touch screen and display not ...
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3.5 touch screen RPI4 xpt2046 ubuntu 22.04

Dears I have a RPI4B with xpt2045 3.5 touch screen, I was able to configure the screen on older Ubuntu But since I installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, I tried all configurations and scripts but nothing worked....
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How can I always show the mouse pointer on a touchscreen laptop?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04, and when I touch the screen, the mouse pointer disappears until I use the trackpad to move it outside the current window. I'd prefer to have the pointer visible at all ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 screen keyboard only works sometimes

i have lenovo idea pad duet 3 10igl5, its a touch screen detachable laptop, for some reason when using the touchscreen mode, the on screen only shows up in the Ubuntu UI but not in the browser apps
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Disable touch input when pen is near the screen

Is it possible to automatically disable touch input from my hand when my laptop detects that the pen is near/touching the screen? I am running Ubuntu 21.10 on Wayland with GNOME 40.4.0
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How to do mapping multiple touchscreens in Ubuntu 22.04 Wayland

For X-Window (Or Ubuntu 20.x), I can do "xinput map-to-output {device_id} {display_name}" to map multiple touchscreen inputs to video output. Now Ubuntu 22.04, Wayland by default, xinput ...
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Touch pad and touch screen are not working after upgrading to ubuntu 22.04

I have laptop Acer spin 5 "Spin SP513-54N" and had ubutnu 21.10 installed on it. At first, the touch pad and touch screen were not working so I followed the instructions in this page and it ...
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So close to fixing touchpad issues: How to edit Tablet mode actions?

As more and more people today, I have a 2 in 1 laptop. A laptop with touchscreen and a rotatable display. Mine is from Lenovo and is from the ideapad flex series. Nice little device! It has one ...
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hp Stylus disables touchscreen

I have kubuntu 20.04 LTS on HP Pavillion 360. My touchscreen often stops working while editing with HP provided stylus on Xournal or Stylus Lab Write along with the disabling of right click of mouse ...
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How to deactivate my Touchscreen? Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu

my Touchscreen is broken and I need to deactivate it, because it makes 'ghost clicks'. In several hours tried out every possible solution I found on Google - but nothing helped to deactivate it. Now I'...
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Touchscreen is reconnecting regularly

I'm solving interesting problem on Ubuntu with touchscreen attached. And I'm out of ideas how to solve this issue. According to dmesg the touch controller disconnect and immediately after connect ...
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Touch functionality is not working in portrait mode with ubuntu-20.04.2.0

I deployed ubuntu-20.04.2.0 on NUC10 hardware from Intel and connected this mini PC with portrait screen. When we changed display orientation to portrait then display is showing portrait but touch is ...
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PC wakes from suspend even when /proc/acpi/wakeup is disabled

PC Model: Thinkpad X1 Tablet Gen 2 OS: Linux Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I have a Thinkpad X1 Tablet, and the keyboard is quite flexible which always wakes the PC up from sleep (the keyboard and the screen ...
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I have a Lubuntu 14 / Windows Vista Dual boot and I need to upgrade Lubuntu

Could you please tell me how to go about updating Lubuntu? I am on a dual boot with W Vista The hardware is a HP Smart Touch all in one, the touchscreen is working perfectly in Lubuntu. I am pretty ...
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Touchscrewn on Acer Aspire not working

I see Acer has a number of issues with Ubuntu. I have 20.04; an Acer E15-575 2017 laptop and the mouse pad works fine, but (in addition to speaker issues) the touchscreen does not work. While this isn'...
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Disable multitouch

I have a kiosk system, input is via a touchscreen, OS is Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome. It is currently possible to switch workspaces with a 4 finger swipe, which I want to prevent. Either by disabling ...
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Filiter ghost touch screen events

With Ubuntu 20.04 Xorg, how can I ignore touch events from a screen region? I have a Dell S2240T touch screen monitor with ghost touch events along a short length of one column. If I could list pixels ...
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Toughbook CF-19 Touchscreen calibration

I am trying to calibrate my touchscreen on my toughbook cf-19 with a fresh install of lubuntu. I can click the crosses in xinput_calibrator and have put the snippet into the correct file, all to no ...
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Disable touch screen

I just installed Ubuntu on an old Dell laptop where Windows 10 was out of service life. This computer is a touch screen. The screen has been cracked for years. Whenever I did a major window upgrade ...
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Touchscreen scroll issue 2in1 Convertible Document viewer

When I use Document Viewer in tablet mode, moving the Document with one finger on the screen works at first. Then at some point (randomly), this is no longer so. When I try to move the content, it ...
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Touchscreen and stylus not working on HP Envy x360 13-AG0007LA

I own a laptop HP Envy x360 13-AG0007LA / AMD Ryzen 5 - 2500 U. I've installed Ubuntu 20.04, but neither the touchscreen nor the stylus work as intended. I found a possible solution here https://...
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On screen keyboard shortcut

I use a 2in1 convertible. Usually, when i switch the device into tablet mode, the On Screen Keyboard activated. Except sometimes it does not. And when it refuses to open up, the workflow for me always ...
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Lubuntu screen rotated but touch not rotating

Installed Lubuntu on my tablet as it doesn't work with windows. Everything is working OK but when I changed the monitor to be rotated to the right the touch screen is off like it never rotated with it....
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Automatically mapping multiple identical touchscreens

I need to automate touchscreen mapping. In xinput, the names are the same. So mapping by name is unrealistic. also in xinput, the ID's are subject to change depending on what is plugged into the ...
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Required 'pci=nocrs' kernel parameter now prevents booting GNU/linux properly on ACER Spin 5 [closed]

I've been using POP OS (Ubuntu based distro) successfully for more than a year on the ACER Spin 5 SP513-54N laptop, but now it does not boot any more with pci=nocrs kernel parameter, which is required ...
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Unable to change screen resolution in Ubutu 21.10 with Lebula 7-Inch touchscreen monitor Raspberry pi

In order for the touchscreen to work, I need to change the resolution to 1024x600. If I go to Settings, display, I have a 'Unknown Monitor' with a resolution of 720x480 (3:2). There are no other ...
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Touchscreen doesn't work on CF-18 with Ubuntu-32 bit 18.04.6 LTS

I'm trying to get a touchscreen in my old CF-18 working properly with the standard libinput driver, but fail so far. Is there anybody who did something similar or understand well this part of the ...
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Touch screen not working as should be

I have a "lenovo IdeaCentre-AIO-3-24IMB05" (Touch screen All-In-One) I just connect a regular monitor (HP Z24nf) to it and set HP as primary display in settings (The size of both displays: ...
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How to map touchscreen to primary monitor automaticaly

I use a board with 2 monitors and a touchscreen(Vendor is Weida). I use the DP-1 monitor as the primary monitor and eDP-1 as an extended monitor. When I power on the board the touch screen will map to ...
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Inputs of touchscreen mirrored when screen is flipped

My device is an inspiron 7306 2-in-1 convertible running Ubuntu 20.04 When rotating the device (e.g. upside down as in "tent" mode), the screen automatically flips. But then, touchscreen and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Dual Touch Screen auto Calibration

I'm trying to set up 2 Melfas LGDisplay Incell Touch screens to auto calibrate at startup on Ubuntu 20.04 I found this post online that had the exact problem: https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic....
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eGalaxTouch P80H84 2581 stops working after a while - Ubuntu 20.04

We changed the model of touch screen from old: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0eef:c000 D-WAV Scientific Co., Ltd ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual ...
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Touch Monitor gesture control management with Windows in a VM

We are a small volunteer run Museum with two touch monitors for public use with our own applications. However we are having to disable the touchscreens (Dell and Viewsonic) as there is no way to turn ...
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Want to make a custom Ubuntu bootable USB with a specific kernel

I have a Surface Pro 4 and want to try Ubuntu on it. I made a bootable USB using the website's instructions, and tried it on my Surface but I couldn't get the touchscreen or WiFi working, two things I ...
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Touchscreen on Surface Laptop 4 Does not Work

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Surface Laptop 4 along with my Window OS. After I did the steps from here (https://github.com/linux-surface/linux-surface/wiki/Installation-and-Setup) my laptop's ...
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Restoring touch functionality for a touchscreen laptop?

I just installed Ubuntu with KDE on Latitude 5289, it's a Dell laptop that normally has some pretty nifty touchscreen functionality. For example, on Windows, this machine would be able to scroll up ...
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Autorotate stopped working in tablet mode. Gnome 40 21.10

Updated Lenovo yoga 6 to Ubuntu 21.10. Gnome 40. Doesn't autorotate/go into tablet mode. Is there a fix to this? it lacks the "disable/enable autorotate" button and the on screen keyboard ...
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Make Gnome extension Dash to dock work with touchscreen

I use the Lenovo laptop yoga 9i, which has the feature of being able to switch to a tablet mode. I want to make the dash to dock Autointelligent hiding feature work with a touchscreen. So that when I ...
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Disabling Wayland / Gnome touch gestures for touch monitor (or entirely)

Has anyone figured out how to disable touch gestures in Gnome when using Wayland? I am used to X11 where I can use full 10-finger multi-touch in Bitwig Studio (a great audio recording tool, for those ...
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How to enable Chinese input using on-screen keyboard in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using an Ubuntu machine as a Point-of-Sale system and would like to type Chinese characters using an on-screen keyboard. This way I can pack away my physical keyboard & mouse to have a clean ...
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Issues using Nautilus on a touchscreen

Nautilus is hard to use on my Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 vPro laptop's touchscreen, both in Wayland and Xorg desktops. Tooltip windows pop-up with folder descriptions that block the click on folders or ...
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Default on-screen keyboard and Onboard show up at the same time on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS

I am relatively new to Linux, but I managed to solve all my issues until this one happened. I am using a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu 20.04.3 as a PC with a touchscreen monitor. I have installed ...
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How to disable the touchscreen in Ubuntu 21.04?

I faced a problem after a couple of days that my malfunctioned touchscreen was on unexpectedly, despite setting MatchIsTouchscreen "off" at /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf How to ...
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Disable ALL touchscreen gestures (not just multitouch) in Ubuntu or enable click-on-touch mode

We use Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome 3.36.8 with x11 window system. We wish to use a webapplication/website in Chromium with EETI touchscreen. Usually we can use the touchscreen driver to set the touch ...
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