Touch screen with X on FreeBSD

Posted on 2004-11-22
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
Hello eveyone,

Perhaps the fact that I want to run on FreeBSD is not significant since it appears that driver works with X.

I have a lot of experience with touch screens on MS Windows based systems and after a while they always require recalibration.  It also appears that I have to edit the XF86Config file myself to calibrate the touch screen in an X environment which in-and-of-itself is not a problem.  The problem arises when I leave the system on-site.  I cannot require that the supprt staff on-site must be able to calibrate manually.  I was wondering if there are any utilities to provide calibration in X and if so what they are.

Ideally I would not have to calibrate a live system but I don't know if that's possible.

Any help would be appreciated.

Question by:brianw13a
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    You can adjust touchscreen coordinates in xorg.conf ( or in XF86Config if you prefer non-default windowing).
    Or you can write a software which adjusts this file according to user touches.

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