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Tech Tip � Touchscreen Calibration In Linux

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"Welcome, this is an Innovations Tech Tip. I recently did some work with an ELO Touchsystems 1515L 15″ LCD Desktop Touchmonitor. I was pleased with the touchmonitor's hardware and performance, but in order to make it work properly in Linux I had to find a suitable calibration program. Out of the box on several distributions this touchscreen exhibits Y-axis inversion, where touching the top of the screen moves the cursor to the bottom and vice versa. xinput-calibrator is a freedesktop.org project that worked well for calibration, fixing the Y-axis inversion issue, and as a bonus it works for any standard Xorg touchscreen driver. "

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