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I am working on a project for a large smart mirror, around 42 inches. To this i will also use a touchscreen for interaction with the screen and the supplier for the touch foil assures that the system is compatible to Linux. Can i assume that i can use the touchscreen on the raspberry pi 3b with any Linux-based system?

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  • Do you have more information as to what make/model/specs the screen is incase someone has worked with it before and can confirm?
    – BantuTech
    Apr 27, 2017 at 9:29

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You can assume anything you want.

I would not assume that since a device works on one Linux system it will work on all others.

  • Perhaps the device needs more processing power or RAM than the Pi can supply.

  • Perhaps the device uses an interface that the Pi does not support.

  • Perhaps the device relies on closed source drivers which are only available for incompatible CPU architectures.

You will have to test the device yourself.

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  • 😂✋🏽Hilarious, but this guy is talking about standards!
    – Iman Nia
    Apr 27, 2017 at 17:58

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