I've been googling, but I haven't found a solution for getting the touchscreen to work. The threads I found are close but it seems 12.10 won't use the drivers.
The closest solution is:
But the respository is now 404 and the driver won't install, I get this error:
I've tried to install the dependencies, but they don't install because they are the latest versions. It looks like maybe Ubuntu 11.x may have worked.
(Reading database ... 143651 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking nwfermi (from nwfermi-0.6.5.0_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of nwfermi:
nwfermi depends on make.
nwfermi depends on sed (>> 3.0).
nwfermi depends on dkms.
nwfermi depends on linux-libc-dev.
nwfermi depends on libc6-dev.
nwfermi depends on xf86-input-nextwindow.
dpkg: error processing nwfermi (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
Errors were encountered while processing:
I'm looking for anyone who may have gotten the "multitouch" to work on this system. The screen is a "NextWindow", Intel graphics card.
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05af:0802 Jing-Mold Enterprise Co., Ltd
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0603:8b03 Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 1926:1846 NextWindow
⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
⎜ ↳ ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse id=11 [slave pointer (2)]
⎣ Virtual core keyboard id=3 [master keyboard (2)]
↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard id=5 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Power Button id=6 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Power Button id=7 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ USB Keyboard id=8 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ USB Keyboard id=9 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ UVC Camera (0603:8b03) id=10 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ HP WMI hotkeys id=12 [slave keyboard (3)]
Other than the touch screen not working, everything else works normally.
[ 1.744746] usb 2-1.6: >Manufacturer: NextWindow
[ 1.746766] hid-generic 0003:1926:1846.0003: >hiddev0,hidraw2: USB HID v1.11 Device [NextWindow Touchscreen] on usb-0000:00:1d.0-1.6/input1
thanks for any tips,