HAL has lost some Wacom settings

Florian Diesch diesch at spamfence.net
Tue Jun 2 19:15:49 UTC 2009

Dave M G <martin at autotelic.com> wrote:

> In previous versions of Ubuntu, I had my xorg.conf file set up so that 
> my Wacom tablet was exactly how I like it.
> In particular, I had it so that the pen would only work in one of my two 
> monitors. In xorg.conf, the relevant lines looked like this (edited down 
> a bit just to show the important sections):
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier     "stylus"
> Option         "Twinview" "Horizontal"
> Option         "ScreenNo" "0"
> But now, those lines have been commented out by "HAL", like so:
> # commented out by update-manager, HAL is now used
> #Section "InputDevice"
> #Identifier     "stylus"
> #Option         "Twinview" "Horizontal"
> #Option         "ScreenNo" "0"
> HAL works fine mostly. My Wacom has pressure sensitivity and works 
> mostly as I would expect.
> But my pen (the stylus and eraser) is no longer constrained to one 
> monitor as I would like.
> I tried uncommenting the relevant lines in xorg.conf, and that caused 
> graphics to not load on boot.
> So what do I do to get HAL to match the settings I had in my previous 
> xorg.conf?

See <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/Input>


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