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Old 06-04-2018, 05:09 PM   #1
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Question Looking for touch & gestures aware window managers of fluxbox class


Preferably to be non dependent on tablet/touch daemons or the like but to depend only on basic X libs and drivers/modules.

It is a plus if it would have an "edge-sweep" to open the status menu and likewise "edge-sweep" to open applications menu.

Trying to run an ARM SBC with a touchscreen and Slackware.
 
Old 06-06-2018, 06:28 AM   #2
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I think you need this:
https://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures
and then you can use gestures on every window manager.
Never tried myself.
 
Old 06-06-2018, 10:49 AM   #3
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touchscreen stuff is built into xfce and usually jfw

for what its worth
 
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Old 06-06-2018, 07:26 PM   #4
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i tried many things:

1. gestures and multi touch gestures are really supported for laptop touchpads - not touch screens the time i tried.
2. xfce is really the best option so far i had it set up to be useful 85% despite lacking touch screen features compared to android or Win10
3. the on screen keyboard had me left desiring for more

will post exact versions as i get my touch rig up and running again (a week or so)

meanwhile - neither has edge sweeps like android has
 
Old 06-07-2018, 09:10 PM   #5
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Touchscreen capability is built into the Linux kernel. If the computer has a standard touchscreen, the kernel should detect it, regardless of the desktop environment or window manager. That computer over there ----> has a touch screen that has worked with every flavor of Linux I've tried on it. Granted, I don't use the touchscreen very much, but that's me.

The Arch Wiki has a nice article on this: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/touchscreen
 
Old 06-08-2018, 02:32 PM   #6
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okay,
but does it support gestures and multitouch?
 
  


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