GNOME/GTK Support For Drawing Tablets On Wayland Is Feature Complete

Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 24 August 2016 at 10:02 AM EDT. 10 Comments
In time for next month's GNOME 3.22 release, the drawing tablet support for GNOME on Wayland is getting into shape.

GNOME developer Carlos Garnacho wrote today how it's "finally happening" that good support for drawing tablets when running GNOME on Wayland is becoming a reality. Carlos declares that the GTK+ tablet support on Wayland is considered feature complete.

Thanks to the heavy lifting by Wayland, libinput, and then the work invested by GNOME developers in GTK and other areas, the tablet support is at parity to X11 for the upcoming GNOME 3.22 release.

Those wishing to learn more about the drawing tablet support on GTK/GNOME under Wayland can read today's blog post. This reaching feature completion was also one of the requirements for Fedora 25 turning on Wayland by default.
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