Signed-off-by: Aaron Armstrong Skomra <>
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-This kernel driver package is to support Wacom devices on kernels 2.6.26 and 
-For serial ISDV4 devices, an utility, inputattach, is needed to map the driver 
to a
-logical port for user land to access. Please refer to the README under 
-for details.
-The paired X server Wacom driver is xf86-input-wacom, which should be running 
on X
-servers 1.7 and later. If you are not running the latest xf86-input-wacom, 
-download it from
-2010 Ping Cheng, Wacom, <>
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+What is input-wacom?
+The Linux Wacom Project manages the drivers, libraries, and documentation for
+configuring and running Wacom tablets under the Linux operating system. The
+project consist of this driver (input-wacom),
+[xf86-input-wacom]( and
+[libwacom]( Our drivers are
+included in most major Linux distributions and provide out-of-the box support
+for a wide variety of Wacom tablets and component devices.
+Given this, you will only need this driver if you have a newer Wacom device,
+are running an older operating system, or need a bugfix. If one of these 
+applies to you, 
+[install input-wacom from 
+by following the instructions in our wiki.
+For developers and others needing additional information please see the
diff --git a/ b/
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@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR([m4])
-AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([dist-bzip2 no-dist-gzip])
+AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([dist-bzip2 no-dist-gzip foreign])

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