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Questions concerning graphics tablet or digitizer that can be used as an input device that enables a user to hand-draw images and graphics, similar to the way a person draws images with a pencil and paper. This is in contrast to tablet computer, a one-piece mobile computer.

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How to change Xorg screen resolution on Surface Pro?

I have a Surface Pro, Gen. 5 with Debian installed. When I open X, everything is so tiny, I cannot read text. Its as if the writing is 2px high. Windows similarly are really tiny, with a terminal ...
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Make input device (mouse) "unavailable" to desktop

What I am looking for is a way to prevent a pointer device (specifically the pen of a graphics tablet) from being used as a regular input pointer by X11 or Wayland. However, I would like to still be ...
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Help to figure out xinput transform matrix for a tablet?

I have a small wacom pad and a large monitor. And i wanted to reduce the area of the screen where the tablet surface is mapped. Sadly graphical utility does not allow this. Currently the configuration ...
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Error When Mapping Display Tablet Pen on Linux Mint: X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)

I have a two monitor setup on my computer. A normal monitor, and a display tablet. I'm trying to map the drawing tablet's pen to just the display tablets monitor so I can Draw with the drawing tablet. ...
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How to correctly map the express keys on my Huion H950P drawing tablet?

I am using a Huion H950P USB drawing tablet on Manjaro Linux (KDE, Kernel 6.1.31). As a driver I installed the digimend-kernel-drivers-dkms from the AUR I also use the official kcm-wacomtablet package ...
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Multi-hand drawing on ir-board

I have many LUMIOBOARD DVIRT-9101. It recognizes as: [ 2.309343] hid: raw HID events driver (C) Jiri Kosina [ 2.498330] usb 1-2.2.1: new full-speed USB device number 6 using xhci_hcd [ 2....
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How to run linux distributions on android tablets?

I heard that android uses a linux kernel. Does that mean android tablets can run linux distributions like debian or arch? How can I replace stock android with linux on a tablet?
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Qemu: EvTouch tablet support in old SLES 9 guest

I am running a SLES 9.0 guest on Centos Stream through Qemu/KVM. Before going into the details: there is no possibility for me to upgrade the guest. It is running a dedicated hardware which only ...
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Is it possible to install a linux based OS on an android tablet as dual boot exactly like a desktop?

My problematic is the following. I have a desktop (Ubuntu 18.04) where there is my databases and it can be used as a server. With a trivial laptop using a Linux OS I can easily communicate with my ...
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Configuring XP-Pen graphics tablet on linux (specifically wayland)

I've acquired myself XP-Pen Deco mini 7 graphics tablet. Pointer and pressure work out of the box, but I want to rotate it to left-hand mode and change actions on pad and stylus buttons. I'm using ...
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How can I use my android tablet (along with stylus pen) as external display on linux (Ubuntu 20)

I am running Ubuntu 20 on my ASUS VivoBook laptop. I have many PDF files (of research papers) that I often read and annotate. At present, I transfer the files to my S6 Lite tablet (an android tablet)...
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How do I enable the keyboard whilst in tablet mode?

I have a HP Pavilion X360 laptop that can turn into a laptop, I am currently using POP!_OS. I have tried making a libinput file.. Enabling drivers.. They don't work. Anyone know how to achieve this?
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How to scroll by holding "middle-mouse" and moving pen on a tablet?

I am trying use a tablet as my primary pointing device instead of a mouse (to get comfortable with it). It works but scrolling has become very inconvenient. See, a mouse has a scroll wheel that I can ...
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How to install wacm graphical tablet to Linux Mint?

I tried to follow this webpage. I have become stuck on this: EDIT after advice:
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Pen display stylus points at both monitors, not just the pen display

Just tried connecting a Gaomon PD2200 pen display to my Debian-based x64 system, and it almost completely works right away: the display shows up as a second monitor, and the stylus moves the mouse. ...
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Graphics Tablet Keycodes are not being picked up

I'm currently trying to get buttons on my graphics tablet to be picked up as keycodes. Since more programs support keyboard shortcuts than extra mouse buttons (e.g. Krita only seems to support left-...
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Help identifying this device (Sunflower tablet pp3333) and required linux drivers

Hello, I received this device as pictured some years ago, but was never able to figure out what drivers to use for it. My computer does not have the AT connector or serial port, but I do have a serial-...
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QT 5.10 not found // XP Pen Driver

So i was trying to install the XP Pen Driver for my Deco 01 v2 graphics tablet on my Linux Mint 19.2 Tina when i came to encounter the following error: ./Pentablet_Driver: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-...
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No existing drivers for Monoprice 8x6?

I have been looking around all day to get my "Monoprice 8x6" MP Select USB Graphic Tablet" set up and running on Debian 10. I have looked around at DIGImend and evdev, but so far I have no results. ...
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Linux: How is the input latency of a Wacom tablet distributed among the various software- and hardware components?

Say I have the following setup: Linux Kernel input-wacom kernel driver xf86-input-wacom X11 driver Wacom tablet How is input latency distributed among these various components? Are there any ...
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Struggling with display KMS options on Lenovo D330-10igm

I'm trying to replace the default Windows 10 installation with Linux on this hybrid tablet. What I tried First I tried with Ubuntu 18.04, blank screen, I thought about starting modifying the KMS ...
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Install LXLE on Lenovo Yoga tablet 2 1051L/F

I have pretty much tried everything I can find, but I haven't manged to get it to work. I have somehow managed to have GRUB2 available with WUBI, and have tried that way to start a live USB. ...
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Drawing tablet only updates two axes at a time

I have a Veikk S640 drawing tablet, and one of the problems with it on Linux is that the x-axis doesn't get updated when the pressure-axis gets updated, leading to staggered strokes like these in Xorg ...
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HP x2 Notebook w/ detachable tablet that keeps waking from suspend

I have an HP x2 Detachable Notebook (model 10-p018wm) on which I've installed Fedora 29. Pretty much everything about the notebook works: the touchscreen is recognized, the WiFi works, and the media ...
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Simulate graphics tablet using libevent

I would like to simulate a graphics tablet (like wacom's ones) from a script. The "good" way to proceed seems to use libevent that is an abstract layer above uinput. So I tried to write a script that ...
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Graphic Tablet VEIKK: pressure sensitivity on Linux

I just bought the graphical tablet VEIKK A30. The mouse is recognized directly. Unfortunately, I can't find how to enable pressure sensitivity on Linux. I saw one guy reporting that with some tweaking ...
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Recompile a kernel including a firmware

How can i recompile the kernel? I' m trying this guide https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel. I' m using lubuntu 18.04 on a tablet, i want a custom kernel to enable the touchcreen. ...
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Reassign Joystick path

So, I have a 'Wacom_Co._Ltd._Cintiq_13HD_Touch_Tablet'. The kernel thinks it is a joystick, so /dev/input/js0 gets assigned to this. Now I want to play a game, and it is (understandably) looking for ...
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How can I get Linux fully installed and operational on 32 bit U/EFI & 64 bit Atom (baytrail) tablet?

How can I get Linux fully installed and operational on a 2 in 1 Trio Windows 10.1 OD Tablet? ( http://www.triotablets.us/tablets/windows-tablets/pro-book-10-1/ ) It utilizes a 32 bit U/EFI and a ...
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Setting up the iio-sensor-local for a Myria MY8307 2-in-1 laptop (Basically a Chuwi rebrand)

I recently aquired a Myria MY8307 laptop/tablet. I decided to give Kali a try but right after installing I ran into a problem. When the login shows up my screen is upside down, and it continues to be ...
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Restrict graphic tablet to primary display

I have a Huion DWH69 graphic tablet with Manjaro Linux installed. I have two displays connected. It seems like to work out of the box, but the problem is that I want to bound the surface to the limits ...
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Adapting Armbian to use a tablet-style interface

I'm building a home-brewed "tablet" using a 10" touchscreen hooked up to an Asus Tinkerboard. Ultimately I want it to function as much like an Android tablet as possible, but the Android distro ...
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Can I Install any other Linux os than Ubuntu on a BQ Aquaris M10?

A few months ago I bought a BQ Aquaris M10 FHD Ubuntu version, but since some time the support for the installed touch version of Ubuntu 15.04 (OTA-15) was stopped and there is no newer version I ...
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ACCEL_MOUNT_MATRIX for ARCHOS 90 CESIUM

I'm trying to install Debian 9 on an ARCHOS 90 CESIUM tablet. The basic stuff is already working with Liquorix kernel but with the accelerator (nor the touchscreen). For the accelerator I'm following ...
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Udev & Xorg Connect Huion Tablet to Appropriate Driver

I am attempting to connect a Huion H610 Pro (8192) to my Arch Linux for full functionality. Currently it is only recognized by lsusb (ID 256c:006e), and is not associated with any drivers. The issue ...
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install linux os on lenovo ideapad miix 310

I already tried to install Ubuntu and Mint on my tablet and it almost worked, I just had problems getting auto rotation to work. The main problem is that there appear some kind of striations, e.g. at ...
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Gnome accelerometer not updating automatically

I have a convertible laptop (HP Envy x360 15-aq015nd) with Gnome. In the live modus (on a USB, before installing), the automatic rotation worked perfectly. I think it even enabled itself when I ...
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Krita won't draw using tablet but with trackpad/mouse

I am having a weird problem. With Krita 2 earlier, I was able to paint perfectly well using mouse/trackpad/tablet. However, now with Krita 3 I am not able to draw with my tablet anymore. Mouse and ...
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Digimend tablet, Physical drawing area proportions too small

Related: FullHD lcd monitor read as 1024x768 CRT, wrong resolution problem I had issues with my DVI cableo n my yiynova mvp22u digitizer, it's no longer transmitting EDID data, I did not happen to ...
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How to remap xinput inputs to other keys?

I'm on Mint 18.1 Serena 64-bit with cinnamon. I want to remap my graphic tablet's pen's keys. the tablet GUI in system setting won't detect the tablet (Which is a genius i608X). but it actually works....
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Grub multi OS boot for a tablet (with only two "keys")

I am trying to install Linux on a Windows tablet, and my problem is the choice of OS at the grub menu. The tablet has the power button (keycode 124), volume up (123), down (122) and "desktop switch"...
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Detecting turning of laptop lid and device orientation

I'm using Arch Linux on an Acer Spin 5 laptop. The laptop lid can be turned backwards and then be used as a tablet. In Windows this is detected automatically and the keyboard is deactivated then. Arch ...
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Desktop Linux on LG V500 android tablet

I was surfing the net when I found this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqG8ivP0RkQ&feature=youtu.be And I immediately decided to install a desktop Linux on my old tablet. But I just ...
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Wacom tablet not detected by X

I'm on Antergos, and my Wacom Intuos CTL-480 isn't being detected by X. $ lsusb | grep Wacom Bus 003 Device 012: ID 056a:030e Wacom Co., Ltd CTL-480 [Intuos Pen (S)] $ lsmod | grep wacom wacom ...
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Match graphic tablet active area to monitor subarea in a dual monitor setup

I have a graphic tablet with a pen recognized by xinput as UC-LOGIC Tablet WP8060U Pen. The tablet active area has 4:3 proportions. I have two monitors: 2560x1440 (16:9) on the left and 1440x900 (16:...
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Wacom Intuos: how to map "Touch on|off" to a button?

Is it possible to configure a wacom intuos button with xsetwacom in a way that pressing that button enables/disables the touch function?
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Genius Graphics tablet (WP8060U) not working on Debian

I want to use my old Genius MousePen 8x6 graphics tablet with my notebook running Debian stretch (testing) amd64 and Gnome 3.20. The tablet was already working before I reseted the OS, now it isn't. ...
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xsetwacom how do I assign script to button

How do I set a Wacom button to call a script? eg xsetwacom --set "pad" Button 2 "~/path/to/script.sh" Manjaro linux 4.4.15-3
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I can't get touchscreen working in CentOS 7 on an EP121 Tablet

I just did a fresh install of CentOS 7 on my Asus EP121 tablet. The EP121 has touch and pen input. During the install process the GUI install had working touch, much to my surprise. After the ...
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Native Linux installation on Allwinner tablet

Is it possible to do a clean install (I mean a native install, just like on a computer) of a Linux distro on an Allwinner a33-based tablet (or more generally speaking on an Android tablet). And if yes,...
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