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Multi-hand drawing on ir-board

I have many LUMIOBOARD DVIRT-9101. It recognizes as: [ 2.309343] hid: raw HID events driver (C) Jiri Kosina [ 2.498330] usb 1-2.2.1: new full-speed USB device number 6 using xhci_hcd [ 2....
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Simulate touch manipulation on Linux

I'd like to test how well my Linux app works on Linux-based touch devices. Unfortunately, I don't have such a device, which is why I'd like to find a way to simulate touch gestures on a standard ...
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Draw with multiple fingers/styluses simultaneously on a touchscreen

I have a large touchscreen display that I would like to use for drawing with either my fingers or/and styluses. I can do this perfectly fine under Android, multiple people can use the display at the ...
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Not understanding the use of EVIOCGRAB for touchscreen devices

I am looking at a userspace library which handles touchscreen events from the Linux kernel. The following line of code, I can't understand what it does. What is the purpose of EVIOCGRAB when passed to ...
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How to calibrate touch screen on Ubuntu 22.04?

We have a box connecting to a 20" vertical touch screen. When running Ubuntu 20.04 which runs X.org we used xinput_calibrator to calibrate the touch screen since it is vertical. However in ...
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Visualizer for evtest logs

I'm looking for a tool that can visualize or make it a bit easier to interpret the logs that are produced from the evtest tool. I've googled for several times and could not find such a tool to ...
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How to configure Xorg to handle a touchscreen as mouse

We have a system running Linux on an industrial PC. It is based on Yocto Poky 2.5. Kernel is 4.15.30. Recently the manufacturer changed the touchscreen controller (USB based). The new one (egalax) ...
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Is my Touch Screen Digitalizer supported?

I am hoping that the "10-point capacitive multi-touch"-digitalizer of an 11" convertible notebook is supported by the Linux kernel, but I have a feeling that it probably isn't... how can I determine ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with Multi-touch screen can't single click

The problem I have is that my touchscreen registers 2-3 mouse clicks per second when I tap the screen. It continues registering clicks if you hold your finger down. Rather than producing a single ...
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Hot to disable 3 finger tap (Libinput)

I want to disable the paste action associated with the 3 finger tapping because it is not a behavior helpful for me and also somehow dangerous. Most of the post (for ex. this one) report either to: ...
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Libinput 3 finger gestures

As I want to get 3-finger (or even 4-finger) gestures running under Gnome (Fedora 25, Xorg), I've installed the libinput drivers and libinput-gestures (https://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures)....
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Disable multitouch on some parts of a touchpad

The 4th gen Thinkpad Carbon X1 has no mouse buttons below the touchpad, but it is click-sensitive (a so-called clickpad). Clicking it on a small band at the bottom provides either a left- or a right-...
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Wacom Intuos: how to map "Touch on|off" to a button?

Is it possible to configure a wacom intuos button with xsetwacom in a way that pressing that button enables/disables the touch function?
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Debian on MacBook Pro 11,4 (15" Retina) - TouchPad and WiFi

Thanks for reading this. I have a mid 2015 MacBook Pro, 15" Retina, the 11,4 model. I installed Debian Jessie, running kernel 3.16, on an external hard-drive and can boot into it. I only have two ...
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Add real dead zone in Synaptics Touchpad Driver

I know this has been asked a lot before, but after 2 days of reading I still have not found a fix. I have a new Dell XPS 15 which does not have physical buttons on the touchpad. The problem is that if ...
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Help getting mtrack to work on Macbook Pro Retina running Ubuntu 14.04

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina from the great tutorial over at MakeUseOf, and have been enjoying the new OS with the exception of the trackpad performance. To be able to ...
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multi-touch gestures on Thinkpad T61

I'm currently running elementaryOS Freya on my Thinkpad T61 and want to use multi-touch gestures. Out of the box I can use 2-finger swipes for scrolling (although it works rather badly with this OS). ...
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Configuring touch screen monitor

My brother recently bought a touch screen monitor Dell S2240T, I connected it to my laptop using HDMI interface. I'm using OpenSuse 13.2 with latest stable KDE4. Initially monitor display looks ...
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manipulate multiple windows simultaneously

this is probably a long shot but I've been pondering it for a while. I realize that the actual use-cases of this sort of interaction are quite sparse. The main uses I can think of would be moving ...
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Touchscreen is being recognized as a mouse in Arch Linux--how can I enable multi-touch with it and get it recognized as a touch screen?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 11" convertible laptop, and it has a touch screen that xinput tells me is: > xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Deactivate the new native gesture support in GNOME 3.14

The new version 3.14 of the GNOME desktop now supports multitouch gestures natively. (see e.g. Multi-touch gestures in GNOME 3.14) How can I deactivate this feature? I would like to continue using ...
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Too many touchpads recognized: touchpad does not work

I just bought a new Dell Inspiron 7347 for my mother. It is supported officially by Ubuntu 12.04 LTS so I guessed that Linux would go nicely on it. Well. I installed Mint 17 KDE (based on Ubuntu 14....
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Propagate multi touch events to applications

My aim is to use standard libraries to recognize gestures and use those events with Java 8. I know there is a gesture recognition stack for Ubuntu (grail, geis), but I didn’t understand yet, how to ...
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Multi-touch gestures in GNOME 3.14

I'm trying out the GNOME 3.14 live ISO and I would like to test multi touch gestures as well as Wayland session. The promotional video shows multitouch gestures to zoom in and out, show the overwiev, ...
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