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Re: Different Wacom question

B1;1704;0cOn Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 11:52:40AM -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote:
> Le 2009-04-24 06:27, Máirín Duffy a écrit :
> > Hi Paul,
> >>
> >> A previous thread reminded me to bring this up.
> >>
> >> I want to buy a drawing tablet, preferably something very well
> >> supported in Fedora and using USB.  I'm assuming Wacom is the way to
> >> go, but I'm not sure which model to get, and I'm open minded as long
> >> as I know it's solid and works well with Fedora.  I don't want to
> >> spend a fortune, but it's OK if something goes into low three-digits
> >> (USD $), let's say US $250 or less.  What does the Artwork team
> >> recommend?
> >
> > I've always had luck with the Wacom graphire series. They're quite
> > affordable, while I bought mine quite some time ago I believe it
> > was $120. For years now they just work out-of-the-box, and if you
> > want pressure-sensitivity, it's just a little more configuration
> > (you need to add Xorg.conf back to F10 which actually causes some
> > painful issues (kernel panic on shutdown, fun things like that) )
> > but it's liveable. I heard that a fix for this went into F11.
> >
> I can confirm the fix (courtesy of Peter Hutterer)work well on Fedora
> Rawhide (soon to be Leonidas) using the legacy USB Graphire2 4x5.
> Pressure sensitivity is out of box specific to application. Make sure
> to set input device to Wacom.

Is the only difference between the small Wacom Bamboo and the small
Bamboo Fun (both about 6 x 4") the extra proprietary software packages
that come with the Fun?  Thank you again, Artwork team, for
entertaining my slightly OT questions. :-)

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