Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Wacom and linux

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Posts
    12
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Wacom and linux

    I was wondering if anyone here uses a wacom with linux. I used to have a graphire a year or two ago, but the driver support for it was terrible on linux at that stage. I was unable to use any sensitivty in gimp or photoshop running in crossover. I noticed that a lot of new drivers popped up, and looks like progress is being made. Any ideas how that works these days? Im thinking about getting a new wacom, something bigger, and am not planning on switching to windows anytime soon. So if anyone has any ideas / experince with this, please let me know.

    Thanks in advance for any input.


    greg


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Champaign Illinois
    Posts
    49
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Hi there,
    Nice to see someone else using Linux! I have myself an Intuos tablet, and I am currently using it under Kubuntu Dapper Drake. Everything works just fine, although I haven't taken the time to test it with the Gimp just yet. Day to day tasks work perfectly however.
    I feel your stress, for a long time there the drivers were very hard to get working, but since Xorg 7 came out, Wacom is in the config by default (at least on Kubuntu). I have also just noticed this is a fairly dated post, but if by any chance you should read this look me up if you need some help getting things figured out! I might not know the answer off the bat, but I've gone through the motions enought times to be able to help.

Similar Threads

  1. SketchBook: art and linux
    By civichbca91 in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: February 18th, 2012, 02:22 AM
  2. Linux digital painting
    By willtiggety in forum ART TUTORIALS, ART TIPS & ART TRICKS - ARCHIVE
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: April 17th, 2010, 04:10 PM
  3. wacom and linux...
    By showdownmetal in forum Wacom
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: January 6th, 2008, 02:24 PM
  4. Linux vs Vista
    By ZapRadon in forum Artist Lounge
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: December 12th, 2006, 09:53 AM
  5. Linux and Gimp
    By eth777 in forum Artist Lounge
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: November 28th, 2006, 05:01 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Designed by The Coldest Water, we build the coldest best water bottles, ice packs and best pillows.