On 7 Dec 2008, at 00:58, Wade Brainerd wrote:

> Okay, Colors! v11 supports Wacom tablets, with pressure sensitivity.
> Instructions for setup are on the activity page, it's really pretty
> simple.
>
> OLPC folks, it might be nice to update xorg-dcon.conf to support Wacom
> tablets, and to include the linuxwacom package in builds.  I think
> that deployments would be well served to have a few cheap graphics
> tablets available for art classes, etc.  If you're interested, the
> Colors! activity bundle contains the fixed xorg-dcon.conf.
>
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Colors!
>
> -Wade

Hey Wade, sounds great! Unfortunately I'm not having any luck here  
with an XO running 8.2-767 and an Intuos model Wacom tablet. Any one  
else had any success?

BTW: After yum has installed linuxwacom.i386 0:0.7.9.8-6.fc9, the  
additions to xorg-dcon.conf made, and a reboot just to make sure – If  
I go look in /dev/input/ I still see no wacom device listed.

--Gary

> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 12:34 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  
> wrote:
>> [adding sugar-devel to cc as it's of interest to other platforms  
>> than olpc]
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 10:52 PM, Chris Marshall
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>>>> wade wrote:
>>>>> I'm partly set up to build kernels, I can give it a try at some  
>>>>> point.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ultimately though, just mouse position and clicking isn't nearly
>>>>> enough.  You *at least* need pressure information for a decent  
>>>>> tablet
>>>>> painting experience.
>>>>
>>>> right -- i'm hoping someone with some tablet experience will
>>>> point to some tool that does the right config of the tablet.
>>>
>>> Well, I haven't yet figured out how to get an appropriate
>>> OLPC kernel build set-up but from my investigation to date
>>> it looks like the gtk.gdk class interface already has the
>>> "smarts" to talk to tablets.
>>>
>>> By default, Wacom USB tablets start out in a generic HID mode.
>>> The application would need to recognize the tablet, then
>>> enable the full tablet driver and configuration.
>>>
>>>  http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/index.php/howto/theory
>>>
>>> From my reading of the gtk.gdk page it looks like those
>>> should map directly to the tablet access info on the Wacom
>>> HOWTO site.
>>>
>>> http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/index.php/appdev
>>>
>>> There is even a command line utility to config
>>> the tablet that could probably be integrated into the
>>> Sugar shell process or Sugarized into an activity of sorts:
>>>
>>> http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/index.php/howto/xsetwacom
>>
>> Hi, in case someone is interested, adding a control panel section to
>> Sugar is quite easy once you know a bit of pygtk, look here for the
>> already existing examples:
>>
>> http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=sugar;a=tree;f=extensions/cpsection
>>
>> We should have nice documentation, but in the meantime, feel free  
>> to ask.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Tomeu
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