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Questions tagged [tablet]

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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Linux on a tegra tablet for programming

I would like to use a tablet for some mobile programming. It would be nice to read a pdf and immediately try the code on the same device. I've found various videos and tutorials how to get Ubuntu ...
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What distributions work out of the box with tablet computers?

I recently got my hands on a tablet computer. I tend to at least dual boot my systems. While doing some research about tablet computing and *nix most of the information was from the 2004-2008 era ...
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Is there a Linux for an MSM7227 tablet with USB keyboard and touchscreen stylus drivers?

I have a ZTE V9C 7" tablet with 800MHz MSM7227 processor, Snapdragon family (ARM architecture?), Android 2.3, and I want to have a (very lightweight) Linux running on it (I know Android uses a Linux ...
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Distro recommendation for “Out The Box Multi Touch Tablet Support”

I have a Dell Inspiron Duo - The tablet netbook, the 1090. It's beautiful, and I want to get the most out of it. I don't mind digging deep into a distro and installing patches and such to get ...
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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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Configure Wacom Intuos Graphics Pad in Linux Mint 15

I purchased a Wacom Intuos graphics pad recently (specifically, Create Pen & Touch Tablet, which I think is the rebranding of the Intuos 4), and I am trying to configure it on my Linux Mint 15 ...
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How to get a Finepoint Digitizer Tablet to work under Fedora Core 16?

How to get a Finepoint Digitizer Tablet to work under Fedora Core 16? The hardware in question is a Gateway m285-E. It uses an active pen (has a battery in the pen). cat /dev/ttyS0 returns ...
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xinput calibration and options

I'm on a lenovo thinkpad x220t running a fresh installation of fedora 22. Everything works fine, except when I connect the tablet to a projector, due to change of resolution the pen is not calibrated ...
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Installing Linux on a tablet

I would like to install Linux on my tablet. It has Cortex A9 processor (RockChip RK2928), 512MB RAM and 4GB internal memory. My question is: is there any Linux distro that would work on it? I tried to ...
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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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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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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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Build an Affordable Linux Tablet [closed]

I have 3 young children and my wife has asked that the girls get a tablet, for basic gaming, and online web tutorials (school work usually). Has anyone created or built a good affordable Linux ...
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Linux Kernel - Wacom Tablet (CTL-490DW-S) - Lockout

I'm trying to use my new Wacom (CTL-490DW-S (Intuos DRAW)) drawing tablet with Linux Mint. I have an PC with a clean install (due to me messing up so many times already!) of Linux Mint: Linux Mint ...
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How to get Xorg to use the wacom driver for my graphics tablet?

I just got a Wacom graphics tablet, plugged it in, installed the drivers and it mostly works. However xsetwacom and the KDE tablet settings module don't recognize it. Upon inspection of Xorg.0.log I ...
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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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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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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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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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wacom pen & touch cth-460 on debian [closed]

Following instructions at http://lik.noblogs.org/post/2010/05/07/wacom-debian/ Though, i downloaded and built linuxwacom-0.8.8-11 ./configure --enable-wacom --with-kernel=/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6....
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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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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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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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How tell xrandr to let my mouse move between monitors?

I have both an internal and external display which I'd like to pass my cursor over. When I start the computer with the external connected, my display manager starts with the wrong DPI, and I have to ...
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GNOME Wacom Tablet settings pannel don't show Waltop Evo tablet

In general, Waltop Evo Graphic Tablet works but I can't configure it with Wacom Tablet settings pannel (Settings>Wacom Tablet). It shows "Please plug in or turn on your Wacom tablet ..." More info: $...
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Tablet evdev button event calibration

I have a tablet (Genius G-Pen 340 or UC-LOGIC Tablet WP4030U), it's detected and initialized as 'evdev tablet catchall'. Problem is that button event 1, simulated on axis 2, is triggered in very ...
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handling right click with single button mouse (tablet)

I'm currently trying to put together a config to facilitate accessing a Linux machine over VNC from a tablet. But I've got a problem with how to deal with right clicks (although I haven't actually ...
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Can Linux Desktop OS's Work on Baytrail Tablet Devices that Ship with Windows

I have seen this question asked on many forums across the internet and have created this question as a place for people to explain their success or failure at creating this set-up.
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Does anyone know how to configure a Wacom Bamboo tablet to work left-handled?

I have my Wacom Bamboo tablet working fine under Fedora 14 but would like to switch it from right- to left-handed. How can this be done?
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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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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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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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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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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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Will WPA or WEP BT crackers perform well on Galaxy Tab?

I checked some videos on YouTube, and it talks about how to install BT on different Linux tablets, like the Galaxy Tab and really wonder if reaver, aircrack or whatever other tools would work just ...
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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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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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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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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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Calibrating pen and touch via xinput

Introduction This is a follow up from my previous question here. When I connect my tablet to a projector, due to change of resolution the pen is not calibrated any more. I found this wiki post from ...
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How to make a Wacom tablet stylus slower (less sensitive)

The pointer moves too fast (demonstration video) when I use the tablet in relative mode after I run xsetwacom set "Wacom Bamboo stylus" Mode Relative However, xsetwacom --list parameters does not ...
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How to get an Wacom Intuos CTH-480 to work under Easy Peasy 1.6 (Ubuntu 10.04)?

Is there any way to make a Wacom Intuous CTH-480 work under Easy Peasy 1.6 (Ubuntu 10.04)? I have installed the Wacom Driver files according these instruction, replacing 3.7 with 2.6.30, as Easy ...
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Problem installing input-wacom-0.20.0

I run Linux Mint 14. I bought a wacom intuos pen&touch small tablet and my old driver (don't know which one, someone installed it for me...) does not support it. I did a little research and found ...
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How to configure graphics tablet to use just one monitor with XFCE?

The graphics tablet I use, works as expected with Gnome 3. I can use absolute positioning on my multi monitor setup. I've set one of my two monitors to be used with the graphics tables. This way, if ...
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Is there any way I can use notebook's touchpad as a pressure-aware pointer in a paint program?

I have a notebook (ASUS N56VZ) with multitouch touchpad. Apparently my touchpad supports pressure levels (in Xorg.0.log I have line synaptics: ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad: pressure range 0 - 255) It ...
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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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Restrict graphic tablet to primary display

Ive got an Huion DWH69 graphic tablet. I have Manjaro Linux installed. I have two displays connected. Now it seems like to work out of the box. The problem is, that I want to bount the surface to ...
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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 ...