[ubuntu-studio-users] Help configuring a wacom tabler on a dual monitor.

argumento argumento at masargumento.org
Wed Nov 12 21:42:23 UTC 2014

It worked perfectly.
"NVIDIA binary driver
Provided you have the latest git version, you can also use MapToOutput
with the NVIDIA binary driver. In this case, the monitor must be
specified with "HEAD-0", "HEAD-1", etc."
That was my problem, I tryed to MapToOutput with a different name (ie,
the name of the monitor, VGA1) instead of the name nVidia gives them
I ended up with this script, that I can run every time I need to use the
xsetwacom --set "Wacom Intuos S Pen stylus"        MapToOutput HEAD-0
xsetwacom --set "Wacom Intuos S Pad pad"           MapToOutput HEAD-0
xsetwacom --set "Wacom Intuos S Pen eraser"        MapToOutput HEAD-0
Obviously, you'll need to find out the name of your wacom device with
xinput list.
Thanx again Set.

On 10/11/14 12:59, Set Hallström wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 9:48 PM, argumento <argumento at masargumento.org>
> wrote:
>> Hi there ubuntu Studio list!
>> It's the first time I write the list. I need a little help setting up a
>> wacom stylus tablet on a dual monitor setup, so the tablet is maped to
>> one monitor only. I searched in the internet for ways of doing that, and
>> I found that "If you use the NVIDIA binary driver, you'll need to
>> manually set the coordinate mapping. " (source:
>> http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Dual_and_Multi-Monitor_Setup
>> )
>> Since I am using the nVidia drivers, I need to "manualy set the
>> coordinates", which I have no idea how to. I found some how to's in the
>> net, but I don't know if the coordinates are universal, or if I have to
>> find out how my monitors are setup to map it.
>> I apreciate any help with this. Thanks in advance.
>> Benjamín Argumento. I work with GIMOP, Inkscape and Blender, and am
>> using ubuntu studio as my main work OS.
> Hi,
> I haven't tried anything yet, but i had to investigate your question since
> i might have to do this configuration myself sometime soon.
> I found this. It's an old thread, but it may still be helpfull:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1656089
> post #8 goes into deatils on how to calculate the coordinates using the
> nvidia controls.
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1656089&s=6c61733c3af29aca0f5c1fd619fb29db&p=10330180#post10330180
> But at linuxwacom, i found another article that seems to be a little more
> furbished as to how to deal with nvidia:
> http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Dual_and_Multi-Monitor_Set_Up#NVIDIA_binary_driver
> I hope this helps! :)

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