A small present. (PenTablet-support installation script for 656/703)

Patrick Dubroy pdubroy at gmail.com
Tue May 13 20:25:27 EDT 2008

Hi Michael,

Thanks for this. I'd like to give it a try soon, but I was just
wondering...do you know if there's a way to use this without the
tablet controlling the core pointer in X? From a usability point of
view, I think it should work as an independent device.


Patrick Dubroy
http://dubroy.com/blog - on programming, usability, and hci

On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 12:32 AM, Michael Stone <michael at laptop.org> 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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