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How to troubleshoot intermittent touchscreen missing input events

We have a large-ish fleet (low thousands of machines) of kiosk-type installations running Ubuntu, equipped with a touchscreen. We're trying to understand an issue we've seeing intermittently where the ...
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Touchscreen mapping resets every time after PC wakes/unlocks

I have a touch screen monitor on my multi-screen Ubuntu 20.04 machine. The touch screen doesn't map properly to the monitor so I run something that like during startup: xinput map-to-output $id HDMI-1 ...
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One screen, two touch panels (half + half) - configuring driver(s) / calibrating

For complex and tedious reasons I'm looking at a project where a single-screen HDMI video output is split to two monitors 50/50 left/right, each of which has a touchscreen overlay. Left half of screen ...
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Xorg: touchscreen, display, and mouse cursor rotation are correct, but mouse clicks are rotated 180 degrees

I have a 7" touchscreen that I'm running xorg on with no window manager. The original orientation was portrait, so I modified xorg.conf to rotate it to the correct landscape orientation and ...
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hide mouse pointer for second monitor as touch panel for device

we are making a device as an expert system. we use Ubuntu 18.04 minimal as OS. the device has 2 screen, first screen is a display screen for operator and second screen is a touch screen as a touch ...
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Fix auto screen rotation on Fedora 33 (gnome)

Problem Auto screen rotation used to work flawlessly. When I turned my laptop on its side (or upside down) the screen would turn as well (very handy for tablet mode). Since the last update it doesn't ...
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xinput: Disable mapping touchscreen on external monitors

I am using Arch linux with i3wm on my Lenovo x390 YOGA. I also have two external monitors. I connect them throw my docking station and configure with Arandr. Screens woks fine. But every time I ...
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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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Configure X to use a touch surface physically larger than the display?

I'm building a smart mirror (monitor behind a two-way mirror). I have a 27" infrared touch frame, which I want to use with a 22" monitor. One reason for the mismatched sizes is I am placing ...
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Pop! OS wakes up from suspend with a black screen

Release: 20.04, Gnome. Without grub. On a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 (2020) 2-in-1. I found this thread advising to edit the grub file, but this distro doesn't have grub. Is there a similar file I could ...
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Touchscreen not showing on Xinput

Disclaimer: I am a relative novice and am hoping I just don't know how to interpret what I am seeing onto my device. Problem and context: I got a Windows surface PRO and it was indefensibly slow, but ...
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No Primary Mouse Button or Touch-screen on Ubuntu 19.10 and 20.04

Fresh install of both onto an older HP desktop all-in-one Touchsmart PC but no primary left mouse button. After seeing it wasn't working on 19.10 and having 20.04 come out around the same time, I ...
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How to force X server to 'reopen' input devices

I've got a problem with my xorg-server configuration (xorg 1.20.4, locally built). I've got inputs manually configured including a touchscreen (evdev), and I have AutoAddDevices turned off. (there are ...
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Rotate touchscreen in CLI mode

I'm asking for the help with my problem. I'm developing a Qt GUI application, that will run on Raspberry Pi 4 as an embedded device. I need to run my app at boot without showing the desktop to the ...
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How to dual-boot Android x86 and Windows 10 using Windows' metro boot loader?

I have successfully installed Bliss OS on my hard disk partition and have the Grub bootloader. I can boot windows from grub but I want to use the metro bootloader as it supports touchscreen. I have a ...
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Touchscreen rightclick hold and scroll direction

I have got an Acer Aspire Switch 11V SW5-173-614T convertible and installed Archlinux with KDE on it. So everything is working fine but I can't get the touchscreen (not -pad) to work correctly. It's ...
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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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How can I find touchscreen hardware information?

I have a Canon ScanFront that is no longer useful as a scanner. The device contains a single board computer running some flavor of Linux (uname -mrs returns Linux 3.10.87-cei.10_32-ltsi i686). ...
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xinput list “UNKNOWN”

I posted this question is Ask Ubuntu but nobody was able to answer it, it seems like. I am including it here because this does not appear to be an Ubuntu-specific problem: This is a modified version ...
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Goodix Touchscreen Driver Stylus shares id with touchscreen

I am trying to get the touchscreen working with active stylus support on a One Netbook 1s. The problem is that the stylus is detected like a click. It shares the same id as the touchscreen so when it ...
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libinput touchscreen click event accuracy

I have a AdVantech Touchdisplay with Debian 10. A tap results in a click event (all fine here). But a tap with a little move does not. If you have to control a touch device during while the hole ...
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Goodix Touchscreen not working after suspend

I have a One Netbook 1s running Xubuntu. Everything works find except the touch screen does not work after suspend. I have seen several people with similar problems and it seems like there is a ...
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How to map a single touchscreen across multiple displays?

I have a project that will have a single touchscreen spanning across multiple displays. The displays are not butted against each other, there's some space between them, but the touch sensor spans ...
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Long click for right click emulation? (XFCE)

I'm looking for a way to emulate a right click press when I hold down my left mouse click. I've seen some questions like this on askubuntu, and a raspberry pi forum, but I can't adapt them to work in ...
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Updating Software on Debian to non packaged version

The most current xf86-input-wacom version on Debian is 2 years old (0.34.99.1-1) it seems like and there is a bug where the touchscreen would not work spontaneously anymore which is fixed in version 0....
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Mediacom FelxBook edge 13 - Linux Mint 19.2 Touchscreeen & Touchpad not working

I just had my fingers on a Mediacom FelxBook edge 13. I'm quite happy with it--everything but the touchscreen and touchpad on a fresh Linux Mint 19.2 installation works out of the box. Can anyone ...
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Adjust touchscreen coordinates for 4:3 aspect ratio on a 16:10 screen

Hello I have kind of a weird device I've been working on lately. It is a tablet that has a native resolution of 800x1280 - yes it is backwards. The display is in portrait mode and I have to make some ...
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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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Firefox touch scrolling

Firefox 67, Pop!_OS 18.04 When I try to scroll using my touchscreen, it just highlights whatever I hover over. It works fine in Chromium and in Chrome. I've been told to change dom.w3c_touch_events....
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Thinkpad X60 Touchscreen Not Working

I'm running Manjaro 32bit on my lenovo x60 tablet, and the touchscreen is working pretty poorly. I've installed the xf86-input-wacom package, but whenever I try to click with the digitiser pen, the ...
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Touchscreen virtual for Linux

I have this Website , I want my Website to work on Tablets too, I don't have a tablet... Therefore I am searching for a Virtual Touchscreen or Emulator for Desktops. Because i have my website to ...
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Two touchscreen for Ubuntu and mapping of touch events

i've a touchscreen laptop (1920x1080) and a ineractive whiteboard with touch (1280x800). To use the full resolution of the laptop i just present a part of the monitor, that is done succesfully with ...
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boot time & usb

In a coming new system we need to have a very short boot time (up to 3 seconds). The system shall also have a USB connected to touch screen. We are afraid that the USB enumeration might take too much ...
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On-screen keyboard does not appear in many apps

Using the PC in tablet mode, I would like to use the virtual keyboard, but it does not appear in many apps including chrome and firefox. Basically it works only in the terminal and in nautilus. I'm on ...
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Linux touchscreen — file menu item selected but not clicked on tap

I'm having a weird issue with my new touchscreen-enabled laptop on Linux Mint 19. The laptop is a Lenovo Yoga 510 (AMD 9410 cpu) For some, but not all programs, opening the file menu and tapping on ...
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Goodix tp not work with I2C

I used nanopi 2 fire from friendlyarm.I want to work with GT911 goodix touch panel. it has 6 pin: 1 for reset(i just connected to one of gpio), 2 for vdd3.3 volt,3 for GND, 4 for irq (i connect it to ...
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Calibrating a touch-screen on dual monitors (one touch one not)

I am using Debian 9. I have a little PC with 2 in-built monitors that I intend to use as a point of sale. It has one monitor facing the customer (non-touch screen) and one facing the cashier (touch ...
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Recompile a kernel including a firmware

How can i recompile the kernel? I' m trying this guide https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel. I' m using lubuntu 18.04 on a tablet, i want a custom kernel to enable the touchcreen. ...
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Touchscreen for ncurses, beyond mouse?

Does ncurses have any support for touch screen computers? Will a touch screen trigger the same events in ncurses that a mouse does? For example, does tapping on a touch screen produce a "mouse click" ...
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Calibrate Touchscreen

I am having trouble with the calibration of a touch screen for kiosk system. I have install xinput_calibrator and executed: $ xinput_calibrator -v DEBUG: XInputExtension version is 2.3 DEBUG: ...
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In RedHat Linux, what do you use to calibrate a touch screen?

Years ago I had a Palm Pilot, and its touch screen required that you first calibrate it before using it. To calibrate it, in the settings a program would be started, and you would click with your ...
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Display console on usb screen without X server [duplicate]

I'm running a custom version of raspbian on my raspberry pi, it has no X server running only in text mode with only basic services installed. i got a usb monitor that i want to plug in and use to show ...
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How to install virtual keyboard?

I am running Arch Linux (KDE) on a laptop with a touchscreen. I would like to install a virtual (on-screen) keyboard. I would like to know the most basic steps for using the most common virtual ...
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touchscreen not working under Arch Linux

I pulled out an older Lenovo ThinkPad with a touchscreen (X220 tablet, Core i7) which had been running Ubuntu and I installed Arch Linux on it. Everything is fine except the touch screen does not work....
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Multi Touch and Display

I have dual-monitor setup, both are touch screen of different size and of different model. I get following result when I execute command: user@user-hpEnvy:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, ...
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Android's touchscreen key events on Linux

I am working on a Halium port for an Android device that has a Synaptics touchscreen (synaptics_dsx driver). The port is on a mature stage, has a Wayland compositor running, and the apps are provided ...
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Linux: Onscreen swipe keyboard

I injured my hand so that typing is now difficult. I have a touchscreen monitor on my laptop and am running Debian. Is there an on-screen keyboard which has swipe capabilities like the Google ...
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set screen orientation on startup Debian stretch

Using Debian Stretch. My computer starts with the screen sideways. I can set it right with xrandr -o 0 but this only works for the session. Using rc.local does not work because X session is not ...
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Xorg reports “No input driver specified, ignoring this device.”. Am I using the right driver?

I wrote a custom touchscreen driver and was successfully able to start the driver using inputattach and see touchscreen data with printk, but my mouse is still not moving. My assumption is that it ...
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Xorg does not show my device in xinput

I have a file '51-mitsubishi.conf' which I have created and placed in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/ along with the other .conf files that were there already. When viewing the /var/log/Xorg.0.log there ...