Partners Support Community Ubuntu. These must come after lp and before rtc. If your touchscreen has an USB interface, and it isn’t working, then you may need to blacklist the usbtouchscreen driver for it to work: I’ve documented everything with photos here on Google Drive https: If your x and y axis are swapped, use the “Evdev Axis Swap” 1 verb: Follow the onscreen prompts of the config program for dual screen setup choose Left or Right mode! I had issues getting it to work properly with HAL, however this will work regardless:
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With a little trial and error however, it’s relatively simple to configure this and similar devices.
Again, don’t worry if the calibration isn’t perfect, or if an axis is inverted or reversed – this will be addressed in the calibration section. If the touchscreen produces no events out of the box, check to see if it’s an USB device or not: The calibration utility is included in Ubuntu Skip to the section for configuring serial devices for these machines.
This method should work for most GD products, including the newer GD which replaced this device.
Calibration Thanks to the wonderful work of the freedesktop. Partners Support Community Ubuntu.
I’ve documented everything with photos here on Google Drive https: In the case of Itronix and most other devices using the Touchkit driverthe correct driver is touchit The device has an integrated serial touchscreen, and the manufacturer is notorious for hiding any and all documentation on legacy devices such as this one. The use is pretty straight forward. Troubleshooting Different modes and drivers accept different xinput options.
CONFIG_TOUCHSCREEN_EGALAX: EETI eGalax multi-touch panel support
Likewise, non-Elo external touchscreens will most likely use touchit The methods documented here should work llinux other distros as well. Deti calibrate the screen using the tools tab CategoryHardware Touchscreen last edited Checking for touchscreen connectivity When encountering a new device, the first order of business is to determine how the touchscreen is connected to your computer. Touchscreen last edited These must come after lp and before rtc. Touchscreen This page is a documentation of my dealings with various touchscreen devices I’ve encountered.
Touchscreen – Ubuntu Wiki
If your touchscreen has an USB interface, and it isn’t working, then you may need to blacklist the usbtouchscreen driver for it to work: In my experience, most modern devices work out of the box with both This page is a documentation of my dealings with various touchscreen devices I’ve encountered. Once you’ve determined the device, we can try a few different drivers.
A simple way linhx check for connections is to check each one for events: Serial connection If there is no reference to a touchscreen device in your lsusb output, the connection is most likely through one of your serial ports.
I placed calibration values for my XR-1 eefi both GDM and as a gnome startup script, since it uses automatic login: If your device is a tablet with stylus-only input, fujitsu eetti a popular maker of embedded tablet devices.
Lines beginning with ” ” are ignored. Some older devices, especially those embedded in laptops such as GD Itronix line of rugged computers, use serial interfaces which lack the configuration to work in Linux.
Follow the onscreen prompts of the config program for dual screen setup choose Left or Right mode! The calibration will be set immediately, but will not survive reboots. I had issues getting it to work properly with HAL, however this will work regardless: The calibration or one or more axes may be swapped, but if the calibration is approximate then it’s probably the correct driver.
If your x and y eei are swapped, use the “Evdev Axis Swap” 1 verb: The actual IRQ mapping varies between manufacturers.