Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


Closed Thread
  Search this Thread
Old 09-14-2005, 11:25 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Fedora, Mandrake, Knoppix
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
Elo Touchscreen Calibration

Thought I'd crossport this, as I just realized it's not actually a hardware problem I'm having. I can get the touchscreen working, just can't get the thing calibrated:

I'm trying to find a way to calibrate an ELO touchscreen on an Ubuntu box with KDE and xorg. I've tried the calibration utility for DOS that ELO provides, but, I can't find a working driver in DOS for the Chips & Technology 69030 card this embedded box has. So, I can calibrate to all kinds of text and EGA modes, but none of the VESA modes come up.

Is there a calibration that works natively in X? I've searched and can't seem to come up with anything. The touchscreen is serial, not USB, FYI.

Thanks in advance,

Old 09-15-2005, 07:51 AM   #2
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Fedora, Mandrake, Knoppix
Posts: 5

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
I wanted to mention that I solved this myself by using tkXinput. I had it but couldn't figure out how to use it. The package installed a program in /usr/bin called calibrate. The documentation wasn't very clear as to where that was or how to run it, though.
Old 09-15-2005, 02:01 PM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Nov 2000
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Distribution: Ubuntu @ Home, RHEL @ Work
Posts: 3,892
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 67
Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Elo Touchscreen Calibration jnofs Linux - Hardware 1 09-15-2005 07:53 AM
Elo Touchscreen Installation dsterlin Linux - Hardware 0 04-10-2005 05:02 PM
Touchscreen Calibration jontyrhodes Linux - Hardware 1 01-10-2005 06:08 AM
Need Touchscreen calibration tool plz Doomhammer Linux - Software 0 08-05-2004 04:22 PM
auestion about elo touchscreen<red hat 9.0) DuckG Red Hat 1 06-21-2004 02:13 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:32 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration