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How do I install the Pentablet Drivers for XP Pen Deco 01?

I went to the website and downloaded the package (here is the link)

https://www.xp-pen.com/download/index/cid/36.html

I extracted the package but then I cant find the way to install it.

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    link does not work – lrkwz Nov 29 '19 at 20:33
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https://www.xp-pen.com/ask/detail/id/220/channel/66.html

  1. Connect your XP-Pen product into computer
  2. Open driver folder then click right button – Properties on Pentablet_Driver.sh.
  3. Go to Permissions tab then make sure enable “Allow executing file as program” function.
  4. Run terminal from the folder where is your downloaded extracted driver
  5. Run: sudo ./Pentablet_Driver.sh

The command "sudo ./Pentablet_Driver.sh" needs to be run in terminal everytime after pc or application restarts.

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  • you can automate the command by creating a systemd sevice – dsSTORM Jan 10 '19 at 10:20
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    link does not work – lrkwz Nov 29 '19 at 20:33
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To do more easy to launch the driver create a desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications

The file can named : xp-pen.desktop with its in :

[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Exec=pkexec env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$XAUTHORITY sh -c "/Path/To/Driver/Linux_Pentablet_V1.2.13.1/Pentablet_Driver.sh"
MimeType=application/x-your-mime-type;
Icon=/home/username/.icons/xp-pen.png
X-DocPath=
Terminal=false
Name=XP-Pen
GenericName=XP-Pen
Comment=xp-pen driver for xp-pen pad and pen
Categories=Graphics;2DGraphics;RasterGraphics;Utility;

Don't forgot to change "/Path/To/Driver/Linux_Pentablet_V1.2.13.1/" and "username" by yours

Add an icon in ~/.icons named xp-pen.png : https://i.postimg.cc/FzSVY8Vt/xp-pen.png

And after to do it, it's more easy to use the tablet.

For me i add my desktop file in my latte-dock to be more easy to use.

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  • When app is clicked (from search), it asks for super user permissions (type password), once entered, nothing happens. – Thomas Rokicki May 25 at 22:51
  • The path to the driver is correct ? – Paul WOISARD May 27 at 6:57
  • Yes, in fact I can take the value of Exec and run it in a terminal and it works, but cannot launch using the .desktop – Thomas Rokicki May 28 at 15:15

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