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

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
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.

developer mailing list (if you want to see what they're up to)

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:
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I have a Bamboo Pen working with Slackware.


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