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Thread: Microsoft PixelSense Gets Linux Touchscreen Support

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    Default Microsoft PixelSense Gets Linux Touchscreen Support

    Phoronix: Microsoft PixelSense Gets Linux Touchscreen Support

    The touchscreen on the Microsoft PixelSense (Surface 2.0) is now supported by the mainline Linux kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTUyNTI

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    So, is this new driver work by Samsung or Microsoft?

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    Quote Originally Posted by M1kkko View Post
    So, is this new driver work by Samsung or Microsoft?
    From the commit, I think not:

    +/*
    + * Surface2.0/SUR40/PixelSense input driver
    + *
    + * Copyright (c) 2013 by Florian 'floe' Echtler <floe@butterbrot.org>
    + *
    + * Derived from the USB Skeleton driver 1.1,
    + * Copyright (c) 2003 Greg Kroah-Hartman (greg@kroah.com)
    + *
    + * and from the Apple USB BCM5974 multitouch driver,
    + * Copyright (c) 2008 Henrik Rydberg (rydberg@euromail.se)
    + *
    + * and from the generic hid-multitouch driver,
    + * Copyright (c) 2010-2012 Stephane Chatty <chatty@enac.fr>
    + *
    + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
    + * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
    + * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of
    + * the License, or (at your option) any later version.
    + */

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    And a Linux user would buy a Microsoft Surface with a locked down bootloader to only allow WinRT why?

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