A small present. (PenTablet-support installation script for 656/703)
pdubroy at gmail.com
Tue May 13 20:23:23 EDT 2008
On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> Sameer Verma wrote:
> > Michael Stone wrote:
> >> Friends,
> >> Over a month ago, Blake and I pieced together some software to turn on
> >> PenTablet support. At Kim's and SJ's urging, I have prepared
> >> http://teach.laptop.org/~mstone/fix-tablet.sh
> >> which makes it a bit easier to install the relevant pieces. I believe it
> >> will enable the PT on both 656 and 703 and I'm not _aware_ of any side
> >> effects, but it's definitely experimental software.
> >> Enjoy, unless you prefer to help out further by testing Andres' 2.6.25
> >> kernels.
> >> Michael
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> > Hi Michael,
> > I ran your script without a hitch, but I am unable to see it work in
> > Paint. Which activity will support its use?
> > Sameer
> Following up on my post...I upgraded my G1G1 from 656/Q2D07 to 703/Q2D14
> and updated the activities using Bert's script. I re-ran Michael's
> pen-tablet script. I still didn't see the pen-tablet feature working in
> Paint, until...I applied a lot more pressure than I had anticipated. The
> cursor moved! So, I guess the pen-tablet script makes it work, but the
> amount of pressure needed is a lot more than what I would apply to my
> Nokia 770 or 810.
> Is this expected?
Yep. For whatever reason, the OLPC tablet requires quite a bit of
pressure to work -- much more than conventional graphics tablets.
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