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Old July 9, 2018, 06:35 PM
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Hey guys, which version of Linux would have the best "tablet" interface?

Standard desktop when connected to the keyboard, but bigger icons and such when remove it? Is there such a thing?
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Old July 9, 2018, 07:39 PM
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It would be whatever distro is available for the device.
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Old July 10, 2018, 05:11 AM
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Looks like that is a normal Intel PC really right?

If that is the case then perhaps the latest Ubuntu might work. Their default launcher layout and size seems pretty friendly to touch size items I would think, but I don't know if it has any "brains" to resize depending on the configuration the system is running in; connect to keyboard or not. Sizing the launcher and icons is easy though so you could resize it when disconnected or pick a happy medium that works for both.

Not sure if there is a custom Linux distro that handles that behaviour though.
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