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I am trying to find either a desktop or desktop theme that works well with a touch screen.

What I need must be as light weight as possible, compatible with debian stretch (preferably) or other *buntu derivatives, and work well with fingers on a smallish (15") touchscreen.

The application is not quite a kiosk and there is some necessary interaction with the desktop, but 80-90% of the interaction will be done with a touchscreen. a keyboard and mouse is available, but not readily accessible and rather a pain to get to.

what i have right now is debian stretch with lxde and i would prefer to keep debian if possible because it is running a rt-preempt kernel and i dont want to have to reinstall, recompile etc.

Does anyone know of a tablet like de or theme that would fit these requirements? currently all of the window buttons are just too small and even scaled up you have about a 50-50 chance of closing or maximizing the window!

  • Welcome to the the Unix and Linux stack exchange! Please review the Help Center to get information on how to best post to the site. Take the Tour if you are not familiar with how this site works. This question is potentially off-topic for this site. These types of questions prompt opinion-based answers as what is lightweight or touch screen compatible is largely up to interpretation as a solution for one person may not be suitable for your use case. – kemotep Apr 25 at 15:35
  • sorry, i should have been more clear, but i am not looking for opinions but options. what i really need to know is does this creature exist? and does it come in the form of a desktop, a theme or something inbetween. i can figure out myself if it works, but unless i am asking the wrong questions, google seems to have let me down this time – Oddwick Apr 26 at 2:00

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