[ubuntu-uk] wacom bamboo MTE450
ammonius.grammaticus at gmx.co.uk
Thu Jun 30 17:36:53 UTC 2011
On 30/06/2011 16:18, Norman Silverstone wrote:
> I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 and I am unable to get the
> buttons on the pad to respond when I am using GIMP. The pen and its
> buttons are OK. Prior to installing 11.04 I was using 9.10 and the
> buttons on the pad worked.
Norman >>> This is, I'm afraid, a hardy perennial: every new release of
Ubuntu breaks the solutions that 'Favux' and others have engineered to
get Wacom tablets working.
I'm sorry to say that I had to give up on this endless cycle when I
started a serious photography course (for which I now use an Intuos 4
with an iMac and the various industry standard post-processing software).
I can only suggest the usual approach: trawl through the recent stuff on
which I notice started in November 2008 (!). I see that Favux - God
bless him; that man deserves a medal - is still toiling to repair
Ubuntu's Wacom software, this time after the breakages caused by the
He's a great bloke, and will reply to your posts on that thread most
helpfully. But do read and apply the relevant advice on the thread first.
Best wishes, as always.
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