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)


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


  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.

  • 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

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]
Exec=pkexec env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$XAUTHORITY sh -c "/Path/To/Driver/Linux_Pentablet_V1.2.13.1/Pentablet_Driver.sh"
Comment=xp-pen driver for xp-pen pad and pen

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.

  • When app is clicked (from search), it asks for super user permissions (type password), once entered, nothing happens. – Thomas Rokicki May 25 '20 at 22:51
  • The path to the driver is correct ? – Paul WOISARD May 27 '20 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 '20 at 15:15
  • Facing the same problem here. Nothing happens. Have you solved it? @ThomasRokicki – Protik Nag Jan 2 at 15:34
  • I didn't. I gave up on using the product and threw it in a pile of e-waste. Hope you have more luck than me. @ProtikNag – Thomas Rokicki Jan 4 at 1:29

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