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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 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]]
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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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! style="padding: 0 3em; border-width: 0; background-color: white" | [[File:Applications-development.png|link=:Category:DeveloperPages]]
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| [[Downloads|Get the Drivers]]
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| [[FAQ]]
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| [https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=525124&group_id=69596 Submit A Bug Report]
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| [[Wacom Tablet Set Up|Set-Up Your Tablet]]
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| [[:Category:HOWTO|HOWTOs]]
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| [[:Category:DeveloperPages|Get Involved]]
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| [[external applications|Find Applications]]
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| [[:Mailing lists|Mailing List]] / [[IRC]]
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| [[Submitting Patches]]
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| [[:Special:AllPages|All Pages]]
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{{:Supported Devices}}
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== News ==
 
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{{:News}}
NOTE: A FreeBSD Wacom driver is available through the 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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=== User help ===
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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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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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=== Mailing lists ===
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The Linux Wacom project provides three mailing lists:
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* [http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/linuxwacom-announce linuxwacom-announce] ([http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=linuxwacom-announce archives])is a low-volume mailing list announcing new software releases.
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* [http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/linuxwacom-devel linuxwacom-devel] ([http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=linuxwacom-devel archives]) is the developer's mailing list. If you have patches for linuxwacom or you want to contribute in other ways, please subscribe to this list.
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* [http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/linuxwacom-discuss linuxwacom-discuss] ([http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=linuxwacom-discuss archives]) is a list for general discussions and user problems.
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The archives for these lists are also useful for searching problems you are encountering.
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The most recent updates are available in the News section, including bug fixes, recently discovered problems, available solutions, and general development progress.
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Latest revision as of 22:34, 2 May 2016

We switched from the old website to a MediaWiki. If you are running on kernels older than 2.6.30 or X servers older than 1.7, the old website is still available here.

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.

Document-save.png Help-browser.png Applications-development.png
Get the Drivers FAQ Submit A Bug Report
Set-Up Your Tablet HOWTOs Get Involved
Find Applications Mailing List / IRC Submitting Patches
All Pages

[edit] News

For recent announcements, please read the linuxwacom-announce mailinglist.

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