Byron Poland wpoland at
Wed Mar 29 20:26:16 UTC 2006

On 3/29/06, Alan McKinnon <alan at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Anyone familiar with SmartBoards as in the product name? Basically,
> it's a transparent touch-screen like thing that clips over any large
> flat panel monitor and comes with coloured styluses. The board
> pretends to be a mouse and you "draw" on it with the stylus, your
> drawing then appears on the monitor. The effect is like a traditional
> white board and marker pen superimposed on top of a computer screen.
> My question is, are these supported on Ubuntu? If so, how much hacking
> do I need to do?
> --
> Alan McKinnon
> alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
> +27 82, double three seven, one nine three five

I'm not sure about compatibility, but I'm sitting in a room with one
right now (the large whiteboard version used with a projector).  Their
website has drivers for Linux

Its all redhat, but you might beable to get it to work.

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