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Old 12-13-2009, 05:48 AM   #1
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wacom tablet PC


Hello,
I am writing because I would like to know if the following devices are compatible with opensuse and debian.
  • Wacom Digitizer Bamboo Pen & Touch
  • Wacom Intuos-4 Small Digitizer

I am looking forward to your answer.

Thank you
 
Old 12-13-2009, 11:06 AM   #2
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What have you tried yourself to find out?
why not search on www.google.com/linux
Wacom is a familiar name - I am sure drivers exist for some devices.
 
Old 12-16-2009, 02:38 AM   #4
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please forgive me if I sound rude, but it is always wise to check directly than to ask in the forums. you get a quicker answer. I'm just letting you know that it can take many days for someone to answer with the proper answer in the forums, but a single google search could give you the answer in less than 10min. Just a tip from another avid linux user
And yes, wacom bamboo touch is supported. How well? I'm not sure, it was just added by the developers not too long ago, I do know however that the bamboo fun works! configuring the wacom tablet is what is tricky. I'm not sure how to edit that stuff. I've only played with it a little bit. you need to use xsetwacom, and the older version of xsetwacom kinda sucked, but it seems there is a re-implementation of it, so it may be better by now. But its definitely come a long way since xorg's adoption of the driver.

http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/

developer mailing list (if you want to see what they're up to)
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/f...nuxwacom-devel

This driver has been accepted into Xorgs driver list. so the driver is no longer called linuxwacom. it is now xf86-input-wacom. Xorg's site is:

http://xorg.freedesktop.org/
 
Old 12-16-2009, 11:11 AM   #5
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I have a Bamboo Pen working with Slackware.
 
  


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