I am using Ubuntu 8.04 and an Aiptek 12000U tablet. I'd really like to
get it going, but the information I find confuses me.
I have found the aiptektablet project on sourceforge:
http://aiptektablet.sourceforge.net/ . I also I took a look at the
sourceforge page itself: http://sourceforge.net/projects/aiptektablet.
The only documentation I considered relevant was the WIP release,
which I didn't understand (I don't have profound knowledge of Linux,
e.g. I never edited the xorg.conf).
Also, I found a tutorial in the ubuntu documentation:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AiptekTablet . I was wondering about
that the tutorial does not use the aiptektablet sourceforge project at
Actually, I don't know which documentation to follow. It would be
great if you could give me some orientation, something like: "Read
this link and follow this tutorial, and it'll (probably) (maybe)
Also, just to point that out: I tried the Aiptek 12000U both on
Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) and on 8.04 (Hardy, which I'm currently using),
and it had the same effect: It basically works, it's just not pressure
Unfortunately, Ubuntu forums (both the German speaking one and
the official big one) couldn't help me, simply nobody replied. Maybe
you can tell me how to proceed...
I'd be really grateful!