On ÎÎÏ, 2005-01-10 at 20:19 -0800, Carol Spears wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 10:06:33PM -0500, Mark D. Montgomery II wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 17:29 -0800, Carol Spears wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 06:45:16PM -0500, Mark D. Montgomery II wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > I'm using gimp 1.2.5 and 2.0.4 on gentoo with kernel 2.6.10-gentoo-r4,
> > > > xorg-x11 6.8.0-r3, and linuxwacom 0.6.6 (including the wacom X driver).
> > > > 
> > > > Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> > > > 
> > > i suggest using gimp2.  the fact that gimp-1.2.5 is working on your
> > > system is impressive; however the release of gimp-1.2 dates back to the
> > > year 2000 and since that time, so many many things have changed.
> > > 
> > I updated from gimp 2.0.4 to 2.0.6 but it didn't make a difference.
> > 
> i think we are having some problems because i dont really understand how
> gentoo works.
> especially with things as complicated as a tablet, it is best to try the
> version that is considered stable by the developers who are working on
> it.  the stable version right now is gimp-2.2.2
> http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ this unannounced release happened only
> yesterday so i dont think that the different distributions will have the
> change yet, but gimp-2.2 has been out for some time now.
> with that said, my distribution, debian testing, only has gimp-2.0
> available so i am not sure what i should expect from gentoo.

hallo carol.. I just got graphire3 and I've been trying to make it work
on my debianbox, but it doesn't seem to work out. My system seems to
recognise the device, but the only thing i can do with the wacom mouse
or the stylus is to move the cursor up/down on the leftmost part of the
I noticed that you also run debian testing. Is there a chance that you
could send me your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file to have a look? (I'm not
sure actually if the problem lies in the configuration of that file, but
it is the only thing that I can thing of).

thanx a lot in advance..

> perhaps if you detail what it was that you did, the X configuration and
> anything else that you did to get your tablet working, someone will spot
> the problem and tell you about it and/or we can figure out if it is a
> gimp problem or some problem in the complicated chain of software that
> connects gimp to the tablet.
> gimp-2.0 seems really old to me by now.
> sorry for the lack of understanding of your distribution on my part and
> if all this work does not lead to getting your tablet working.  on the
> other hand, many people do have their tablets working with that gimp you
> have and with the current stable gimp, so perhaps the best approach for
> you right now is to provide more information.
> carol
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