[ubuntu-uk] wacom bamboo

norman norman at littletank.org
Thu Jun 18 18:02:29 BST 2009

> <snip>
> > ...I now realise that I do not have a working tablet but only a 
> > glorified mouse which may as well go back into its box until things 
> > have been sorted out.
> Yes, I went through that.  You clearly haven't got the module installed.
>   Just before we give up, try adding 'wacom' (without the quotes) to the
> end of the etc/modules:
>   gksudo gedit /etc/modules
> and reboot.  This will make sure the module, if installed, is being
> loaded at boot.

I will give it a try.

< snip >
> All I can say is that I tried on 9.04 for ages, to no avail.  I don't
> say it can't be done;  but I couldn't do it.  So I'm using 8.04 (with
> the linuxwacom 0.8.3-4 driver, which is the right one for the Intuos4;
> but you may need the driver - please check which is right for
> the Bamboo, as I don't know.)  The 8.04 seems to work better with the
> wacom drivers.

Thanks for your commiserations and wishes. I am almost decided to go
back to 8.04 but I am not yet sure of the most effective way to do this
with the least hassle. Any suggestions, please.


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