Touch screens and Ubuntu

Dedhi Sujatmiko sujatmiko.dedhi at
Fri Jan 8 17:00:19 UTC 2010

Rei Shinozuka wrote:
> Between laptop/tablets like the thinkpad x series tablet, and 
> touchscreen desktops like the Shuttle XPC SD50XW, i'm wondering what 
> sort of support ubuntu has for these devices.

I have the HP TX10005AU convertible tablet with Windows Vista. When I 
installed Ubuntu 8.04 until 9.04, none of of them having capability of 
the touch screen out of the box. Reading many blog/web site, looks like 
I do need to back to the Jurassic era of hacking the Xorg.conf, which is 
the main fun-crasher of using Linux and xBSD in the old days (that is 
why I was succumbed to Solaris, IRIX, HP-UX and AIX, their GUI is just 
works, with their proprietary hardware).

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