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Old 03-01-2010, 06:14 PM   #1
mdacarole
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Red face Why can't I get my usb touch screen on a EEE PC 900 to work???


Hi Everyone,
I am new to this website and forum. I have checked and as of right now can not find any topic on my problem. I purchased and installed a usb touch screen for my EEE PC 900 4GB hard drive. My problem is that my computer will not recognize the screen. When I go into the Systems Test, The USB touch is recognized, but that is it. Do I have to download drivers? (Even for a usb?) I went into the bios, and enabled the web-cam, which I have used for power. (I think) If any one can offer me some advice, I will be forever grateful. I would love to have this up and running for my husbands birthday, which is in 2 weeks. Could the problem be with the size of the hard drive? I am 98% sure I have it installed correctly. I have followed the instructions that were supplied.
Thank-you.....
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Old 03-01-2010, 07:54 PM   #2
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You always need the drivers, even for an USB.
The hard drive has nothing to do with the issue.
Of course, the touchscreen's brand and modelmust be known.
Linux has already the drivers for USB touchscreens.
What is needed is to modify the file "/etx/X11/xorg" and
add an input device entry after the the mouse and keyboard.
But you also need the calibration application. That's why
the manufacturer data is important.

Regards.
 
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Old 03-02-2010, 08:04 AM   #3
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brand of touch screen

Hi,
The brand of touch screen is egalax. System test recognizes the ts in the usb test. How do I make those changes?
 
Old 03-02-2010, 08:14 AM   #4
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http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/EGalax_Touchscreen
 
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Old 03-03-2010, 07:01 AM   #5
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Thanks for that info, although the link for drivers appears to be down....is there another site?
 
Old 03-03-2010, 11:00 AM   #6
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google.com/linux is your friend:
( where I searched on touchkit )
Many links, including these:

http://www.touchkit.com/LinuxDriver.htm
http://linux.chapter7.ch/touchkit/mini-howto.txt
http://www.publiccomputing.com/drive...or%20Linux.pdf
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-click-661697/
 
  


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