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developerWorks: Install a Touchscreen for Linux

Dec 08, 2005, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greg Lindley)


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"KDE, GNOME/Nautilus, OpenWindows, WINE, etc.--plenty of GUIs make it easier for users to access the power and elegance of Linux applications. What component can be added to this mix to insinuate Linux even more firmly into the consumer device arena? A touchscreen. With a touchscreen, a Linux device can become a controller for a slew of devices such as a digital video recorder, a TiVo-like personal video recorder, a media center, a smart-house system, or even a control interface to a toaster. The possibilities are boundless.

"Touchscreens come in a variety of pre-packaged and separately packaged solutions..."

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