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= The Linux Wacom Project =
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We switched from the old website to a [http://www.mediawiki.org MediaWiki].
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If you are running on kernels older than 2.6.30 or X servers older than 1.7, the old website is still available
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[http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/index_old.php here].
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The Linux Wacom Project manages the drivers, libraries, and documentation for configuring and running Wacom tablets under the Linux operating system. It contains diagnostic applications as well as updated kernel drivers and XFree86/Xorg XInput drivers. Currently, the Linux Wacom Project provides two packages:
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'''The Linux Wacom Project''' manages the drivers, libraries, and documentation for configuring and running Wacom tablets under the Linux operating system. Our drivers are included in several major distributions and provide out-of-the box support for a wide variety of Wacom tablets and TabletPCs.
  
* [[linuxwacom]]: a combined package of kernel patches (backports!) and the X11 input driver for X Servers up to including 1.6.
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* [[xf86-input-wacom]]: the X11 input driver for X Servers 1.7 and later ([http://who-t.blogspot.com/2009/10/x11r75-released-but-what-is-it.html X11R7.5])
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! style="padding: 0 3em; border-width: 0; background-color: white" | [[File:Document-save.png|link=Downloads]]
Please read [http://who-t.blogspot.com/2010/09/wacom-support-in-linux.html Wacom Support in Linux] first for a better understanding of the difference between [[linuxwacom]] and [[xf86-input-wacom]].
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! style="padding: 0 3em; border-width: 0; background-color: white" | [[File:Help-browser.png|link=:Category:HOWTO]]
 
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== Supported Devices ==
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{{:Supported Devices}}
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| [[Downloads|Get the Drivers]]
 
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| [[FAQ]]
NOTE: A FreeBSD Wacom driver is available through the [http://www.freshports.org/x11-drivers/input-wacom FreeBSD] ports system. Please email your questions and/or suggestion directly to [mailto:freebsd@chillt.de?subject=WACOM Bartosz Fabianowski], the Wacom FreeBSD developer.
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| [https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=525124&group_id=69596 Submit A Bug Report]
 
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== User help ==
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| [[Wacom Tablet Set Up|Set-Up Your Tablet]]
The [[HOWTO]] contains step-by-step instructions for getting your tablet running. If you run into trouble, let us know so we can get the documentation updated.
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| [[:Category:HOWTO|HOWTOs]]
The most commonly asked questions and the best answers available to date are in the [[FAQ]]. If you still have problem, please check [http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=69596 Trackers] to see if someone else has reported the issue or has a patch for the problem.
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| [[:Category:DeveloperPages|Get Involved]]
 
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== Mailing lists ==
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| [[external applications|Find Applications]]
{{:Mailing lists}}
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| [[:Mailing lists|Mailing List]] / [[IRC]]
 
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| [[Submitting Patches]]
== IRC ==
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The official linuxwacom [[Irc|IRC]] channel is '''#linuxwacom''' on '''irc.freenode.net'''.  It is recommended if you ask questions there that you also ask them on the mailing list.  Please be patient if you ask a question on IRC.  People are not always watching the channel.
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| [[:Special:AllPages|All Pages]]
== Development ==
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Please see the [[DeveloperPages]].
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== News ==
 
== News ==
 
{{:News}}
 
{{:News}}
 
== FAQ ==
 
Please see the [[FAQ]] for more details.
 
 
 
== Editing the wiki ==
 
If you want to edit this wiki, please create a user account and email ''peter.hutterer at who-t net'' to be assigned editor rights. User rights management is unfortunately manual.
 

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