Wacom Bamboo on Lucid
albertwagner at cox.net
Tue Nov 23 05:35:48 UTC 2010
On 11/22/2010 09:24 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 11/22/2010 06:45 PM, Albert Wagner wrote:
>> I am struggling with getting a Wacom Bamboo CTH-460 tablet properly
>> installed on Lucid. I have uninstalled xserver-xorg-input-wacom in
>> Synaptic. I have installed linux-wacom-0.8.8-10 from Linux Wacom
>> Project. And I have downloaded xf86-input-wacom-0.10.9 from Linux Wacom
>> Tablet Project. It seems to me that linux-wacom-0.8.8-10 yields a
>> kernel module, whereas, xf86-input-wacom-0.10.9 yields an Xorg module.
>> I am in way over my head. With linux-wacom-0.8.8-10 my pen "sort of"
>> works (the paint path is nowhere near the brush). There are many
>> features missing, notably touch. Any HOWTO out there explaining all of
>> this is in a hot state of change, with new, contradictory, info daily.
>> I think that I should install xf86-input-wacom-0.10.9 next to get the
>> necessary X mods.
>> Could anyone explain the distinctions between linux-wacom-0.8.8-10 and
>> Both Linux Wacom Project and Linux Wacom Tablet Project are SourceForge
>> based and seem to be joined at the hip.
> Are these of any help?
Afraid not. But thanks for the effort. I'm pretty much of a google
wizard now. Dozens of keywords in all combinations and permutations. I
have never before seen so much data that went sour in such a short
time. But, I am not really complaining. I'd rather have the current
situation wherein development is going so fast and furious.
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