>I just installed my wacom bamboo pen and touch CTH-470, and, like many people,
>pen pressure sensitivity isn't working. I installed the driver for the tablet
>and it's all ready to go, but when I go to Gimp 2.8 and try to configure the
>tablet in the "input devices" section, I see "core pointer" in black, and then
>"Tablet Port:HID, Dim 5500x4000..." and it goes on. Now, I'm quite certain
>that that is my tablet, but I'm seeing people say they have the bamboo pen and
>bamboo eraser present but greyed out.
>I'm panicking a little, can anyone help?
I have a P&T too, and it works perfectly in GIMP-2.8 (running on Fedora 17 plus
some dependencies); here are some tips:
* When the device is greyed out, it usually means GIMP found the device before,
and still remembers about it, but cannot find it any more. Perhaps it worked in
GIMP-2.6, and GIMP-2.8 copied the configuration files from there, but the
device is no longer visible.
* If you compiled GTK+ yourself, remember to add the "--with-xinput" parameter
to the "configure" script, or GIMP will not find your tablet; this little
detail drove me crazy for many, many hours.
Hope this helps.
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