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Wacom Bamboo Pen on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Last year I bought my daughter a Wacom Bamboo Pen CTL-460 tablet. I quickly got it working with Gimp and Inkscape on our Windows-XP PC but was unable to get it to work at all on our laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. And that was how I left it, until last week when I came across this page at the Linux Wacom site.  What I hadn't been clear to me last year was that both a kernel driver (input-wacom) and a X11 driver (xf86-input-wacom) were necessary and that Ubuntu 10.04 LTS has only the X11 driver included.  Last week I simply downloaded and installed the kernel driver following the given instructions and now the Bamboo Pen works perfectly on the laptop too.

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