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  • The Newest Wacom Intuos Pro Small Drawing Tablet To Be Supported By Linux 5.3

    Phoronix: The Newest Wacom Intuos Pro Small Drawing Tablet To Be Supported By Linux 5.3

    Wacom's second-generation Intuos Pro Small digital drawing tablet will be supported by the upcoming Linux 5.3 kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...tuos-Pro-Small

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    Great to see HW companies supporting Linux. With kernel support, does it mean it works automagically with all apps, or only dedicated apps with Tablet support such as Krita?

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    • #3
      This is why I picked a Wacom drawing tablet years ago when I started taking notes in Xournal.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Djhg2000 View Post
        This is why I picked a Wacom drawing tablet years ago when I started taking notes in Xournal.
        I didn't know that Wacom added support for their tablets themselves. That is indeed a good reason to get one over a competing product.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by w0wt1p View Post
          Great to see HW companies supporting Linux. With kernel support, does it mean it works automagically with all apps, or only dedicated apps with Tablet support such as Krita?
          I don't know whether this specific tablet supports touch input, but generally speaking, tablets are pointing devices that provide some additional data, like pen pressure. You could use a graphic tablet as a replacement for a mouse if you really wanted.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by DoMiNeLa10 View Post

            I don't know whether this specific tablet supports touch input, but generally speaking, tablets are pointing devices that provide some additional data, like pen pressure. You could use a graphic tablet as a replacement for a mouse if you really wanted.
            Indeed, I did that recently, due to a lack of desk space. Still rocking my original blueberry Graphire USB 4x5" from two decades ago! 😸

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