Wacom Tablets in OpenSuse 12.1?

“System Settings” has a “Wacom Tablets” option by default, so I connected up my serial Intuos 2. However, it claims it cannot see the tablet, and gives no “Help”, just a link to the (irrelevant) Bluetooth options.

There’s no mention of Wacom tablets in the documentation or the WIKI. Does anyone know if this actually works, and if so, what the problem might be in this situation? Is it one of these irritating apps that assumes the tablet will be USB?

Hello everybody,

I have wacom intuos on one system and wacom pen and touch on another system in yast hardware information it shows both tablet but i cant see how to configure the buttons and pen behavior, (in ubuntu 11.10 i had seen there was gui to assign buttons and pen behavior) is it possible such gui in 12.1 ?

Thanks n regards

On Sat, 18 Feb 2012 12:36:02 +0000, luvsuse wrote:

> Hello everybody,
>
> I have wacom intuos on one system and wacom pen and touch on another
> system in yast hardware information it shows both tablet but i cant see
> how to configure the buttons and pen behavior, (in ubuntu 11.10 i had
> seen there was gui to assign buttons and pen behavior) is it possible
> such gui in 12.1 ?

There is a Wacom configuration tool in GNOME3, certainly - I’ve used it
myself with my Intuos4.

It is somewhat limited compared to xsetwacom, though (which is probably
the tool you’ve used a GUI frontend for - I forget the name of that,
xsetwacom is a CLI tool).

Jim


Jim Henderson
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https://projects.kde.org/projects/extragear/base/wacomtablet provides a GUI, but I can’t find an easy way to install without compiling my self.

Anyone know of any pre-compiled binaries available?

On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:46:03 +0000, saultdon wrote:

> https://projects.kde.org/projects/extragear/base/wacomtablet provides a
> GUI, but I can’t find an easy way to install without compiling my self.
>
> Anyone know of any pre-compiled binaries available?

You might search at http://software.opensuse.org/search - if you select
“options” and include user home projects, you may find something there
that you can download and install.

Jim


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Thanks Jim, that’s always the first place I go =), then to that specific software webpage, then to the forums =P

I may compile it myself and create an OBS but I am still learning the spec file parameters.

It installs fine via cmake and ./configure way.

The only wacom thing available are the kernel drivers, but those are already pre-installed in openSUSE 12.1

I know the xsetwacom parameters fairly well and can fully configure the tablet with that, but a GUI would be ideal.

On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:36:02 +0000, saultdon wrote:

> Thanks Jim, that’s always the first place I go =), then to that specific
> software webpage, then to the forums =P

Good to know - but of course, I only know what you’ve told me, and I
didn’t recognise your name from other posts in the forums. :slight_smile:

Jim


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Not sure why it doesn’t come up in the software.opensuse.org searches for me, but when I was doing some exploring this weekend to get more plasmoid widgets and apps I found it in the KDE:Extra repo (Index of /repositories/KDE:/Extra/openSUSE_12.1)

zypper ar -f Index of /repositories/KDE:/Extra/openSUSE_12.1 kde47-extra
zypper mr -r kde47-extra
zypper --gpg-auto-import-keys ref kde47-extra
zypper in kcm_tablet

When I search I find the app: software.opensuse.org: Search Results

Do NOT forget when searching, if you wish to include a site such as ‘KDE extra’ in your search, you need to select ‘options’ and check off ‘include user’s home projects’ (which includes KDE Extra in that ‘home’ categorization).

That is why I am not sure why it doesn’t come up :open_mouth:

Cleared my web cache but still get no results using either “tablet” or “wacom”. Found now, so all is good!