Questions tagged [stylus]

A (non-ink) pen used as an input device on either a graphics-tablet or touch-screen.

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XP-PEN Artist 12 Pro Multiple Displays

I am trying to install an XP-PEN Artist 12 Pro on Ubuntu. When I use the official XP-PEN driver the pen cursor stops moving and the XP-PEN tablet won't open. When uninstalled I have pen cursor ...
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hp Stylus disables touchscreen

I have kubuntu 20.04 LTS on HP Pavillion 360. My touchscreen often stops working while editing with HP provided stylus on Xournal or Stylus Lab Write along with the disabling of right click of mouse ...
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Touchscreen and stylus not working on HP Envy x360 13-AG0007LA

I own a laptop HP Envy x360 13-AG0007LA / AMD Ryzen 5 - 2500 U. I've installed Ubuntu 20.04, but neither the touchscreen nor the stylus work as intended. I found a possible solution here https://...
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wacom cintiq stylus cursor stays on main display in Ubuntu 21.04

I am trying to get Wacom Cintiq to work on Ubuntu 21.04 and i have a huge issue, the tablet doesn't recognise the stylus as a stylus, it only functions as a mouse and the cursor stays on main display ...
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XP-pen not working on Ubuntu 21.10?

When I was on Ubuntu 21.04, I used my XP-pen stylus with tablet on Krita with no problem. I just completed the upgrade to Ubuntu 21.10, I am discovering that my XP-pen stylus shows the cursor but stop ...
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Disable eraser button for Wacom stylus

I am trying to completely disable the eraser button for my Wacom tablet on my Lenovo C940. I am using Xournal++ for notetaking and it does not allow disabling this entirely (but rather allows you to ...
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Lubuntu doesn't recognize Veikk A15 stylus

I'm new to Lubuntu (just downloaded it to give my old laptop a second life) and I'm using Lubuntu 21.04. I bought a Veikk A15 to draw on Krita, but when I plug it in it doesn't work. When I move the ...
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How to write on openboard with veikk pentablet?

I was able to install openboard but I couldn't write with my stylus "veikk-pentablet". How can I make it work?
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Trying to fix Dell active pen but Python driver won't run

I'm very new to Linux and have absolutely no programming background, so apologies if there's an obvious answer here that I missed. My computer is an Inspiron 7391 2-in-1. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.2 ...
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How to configure Lenovo's ActivePen buttons in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

i have a Lenovo Yoga 520 and the stylus pen Lenovo Active Pen for the notebook's touchscreen. Everything is working fine, but i can't configure the stylus in Krita, nor in the confs. I can't seem to ...
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Touchscreen works for finger BUT it stops working when putting the stylus pen

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo IdeaPad c340, i did drawing for a while and everything worked fine, but I didn't use my stylus since two days today eventually I had an update on my computer then I ...
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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 plus Active Pen PN579X

I have a Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 running under Ubuntu 20.04 The pen (PN579X) was working well but suddenly stopped. Could anyone advise on how I could fix the problem?
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Wacom One Stylus not working

I am using Wacom One on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Budgie), but the stylus pen is not detectable. xsetwacom --list devices gives Wacom Co.,Ltd. Wacom One Pen Display 13 stylus id: 21 type: STYLUS ...
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Dual screen set up shows stylus position off set

Link to video for clarification I have Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a 2-in-1 laptop (EVE V, 12.3" screen) with a touchscreen. When I use the laptop in the simple, mono-screen configuration the stylus ...
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Thinkpad yoga x1 gen 2 freezes completely when stylus is used ubuntu 20.04.2

The moment the stylus gets near the screen the entire laptop freezes and becomes unresponsive (this just randomly started happening) I tried re-installing the driver, but it has not helped (I take all ...
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ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen on Ubuntu 20.04, stylus calibration erratic

Using a 3rd Generation ThinkPad X1 Yoga with 1440p display, the stylus calibration in default GNOME on Ubuntu 20.04 is erratic and unreliable. Trying to calibrate the stylus in the GNOME Settings ...
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Wacom: ubuntu does not recognize PAD

In my ubuntu 18.04 I cannot configure my stylus. In the configuration menue it says stylus not found, I should bring it near the tablet (what I indeed do). When using terminal and typing xsetwacom --...
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Asus Pen on ZenBook Flip 14 UM462DA

I recently bought a ZenBook Flip 14 UM462DA which I put Ubuntu 20.04 on. Now my problem is with the Asus pen. It works somewhat fine for taking notes in Xournal++, which was my original goal but I've ...
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Wacom Tablet Intuos BT S stylus not detected

The first time, I followed all the steps at https://linuxwacom.github.io/ to install a Wacom CTL 4100 WL (BT S). Did not work. After a long time trying to find the problem, instead of using apt-get, ...
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EPSON Stylus CX3650 doesn't print

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 a few weeks ago. I had Debian 8 before and my Epson Stylus CX3650 printed normally (scanner wasn't recognized, though). Now, I can scan but can't print. The printer is ...
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How to change default screen for touch/stylus when using a dual screen setup on a tablet?

I am currently using Kubuntu 20.4 on the Dell Latitude 5175 2 in 1 tablet. I use the tablet with an external TV connected to use a Dual-Screen setup for web development. Every time I boot the computer,...
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VEIKK A50 graphics tablet configuration

Recently I bought a VEIKK A50 Graphics Tablet. The mouse is detected automatically but I am not finding any way to configure pen buttons or pressure sensitivity. I installed drivers using this YouTube ...
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View raw stylus input?

I have an HP Spectre x360 laptop with a touchscreen, that also has an HP stylus for input. Currently, the stylus isn't working, i.e. I touch it to the screen but it doesn't move the cursor, cause ...
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Dell Active Pen PN350M not working properly

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15 7591 2-in-1. The laptop comes with a stylus, the Dell PN350M Active Pen, which unfortunately does not work properly under my system. I found out that the ...
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Can I use my Samsung Note 8 pen and device as a stylus for my laptop?

How can I use my Android Samsung note 8 as a writingpad for my Laptop? I run Ubuntu 20.4 (I believe it's the latest version) I would like to use my phone to draw in Gimp or Inkscape. How would I do ...
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Touchscreen kinda works and doesnt work

On my Laptop "HP Pavilion x360 14-cd0200ng" the touchscreen works at first. When im using Xournal++ at some moment its like im puting an invisible finger on the touchscreen, when trying to ...
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Dell active pen (PN556W) not pairing

I see the pen in the list of devices in the bluetooth settings, but I can't pair it. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell Latitude 3390. Thanks
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xinput list "UNKNOWN"

I am trying to get the stylus working properly on a One Netbook One Mix 3s tiny laptop. This laptop is compatible with microsoft pens (I.e. it's using n-trig technology) but as far as I can tell the ...
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Veikk stylus isn't detected

I'm using a Veikk A15 drawing tablet because my Monopiece tablet stopped working on Ubuntu 19.10. While the touchpad and even the keys are detected Ubuntu thinks the stylus is a mouse which means ...
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Using keyboard-shortcuts with convertible

I have a Lenovo L13 Yoga and Lenovo ThinkPad Pen Pro with Ubuntu 19.10 installed on it. I'd like to be able to use certain keyboard shortcuts while the notebook is folded down (especially shift + prt ...
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Which drivers should I install for Stylus and Touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga C740?

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on Lenovo Yoga C740, and scrolling on Firefox is not possible with the Pen and when touching. I also tried to use One Note online, and I can't write with the Pen, it can ...
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Microsoft Pen Protocol support

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 on a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 Black Edition (7391). The laptop comes with a really nice stylus, the Dell PN350M Active Pen, which unfortunately does not work under my ...
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Stylus and touch don't work with Ubuntu 19.04 on Thinkpad L390 Yoga

I have bought a Lenovo Thinkpad L390 Yoga, which comes with a stylus and touchscreen, and then installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 19.04 in dual boot mode. In Windows the touchscreen and stylus work ...
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HP Tilt Pen Eraser

I've just bought an HP laptop with the Tilt Pen included. According to the GIMP documentation, the eraser end of the pen should be recognised as a different input device to the tip of the pen, ...
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HP Pro Tablet Active Pen on HP Probook

my question is, if there are any advanced solutions for Pen use without wacom I've tried enable the active pen on the Pro book (Ubuntu 18.4) but it didn't work and i have no clue why. After hours of ...
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Stylus no longer working properly after upgrading from 18.10 to 19.04

The issue: Stylus depth is no longer being tracked in various applications, it appears to be handled as if it were a mouse. In gnome-shell it still works normally. I can moe the cursor, press down ...
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Touchscreen-type scrolling using mouse or pen

I'm looking for a system-level function to use the mouse pointer as a touch source for scrolling, when a certain key or (preferably) mouse/pen button is pressed. For example, it would allow me to use ...
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Stylus starts to write "too early"

I installed Ubuntu recently on my Dell Inspiron 7386 2-in-1 and noticed, that my pen is not writing properly. I use Xournal and the problem is, that when I put down my pen, Ubuntu starts to write ...
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State of handwriting recognition in Ubuntu (Linux in general)

I have a Thinkpad X1 Yoga with Windows 10 and was thinking of switching to Ubuntu or some other distro. I use Windows's handwriting recognition tool a lot in tablet mode for both note taking and ...
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Align stylus (pen) with touchscreen in rotated screen on Acer Travelmate Spin B1

I found a script to rotate my screen and the touchpad to the left and back to normal: #!/bin/sh # Find the line in "xrandr -q --verbose" output that contains current screen orientation and "strip" ...
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Stylus issues on ubuntu 18.04

Even though Ubuntu's Wacom setting detects my Wacom Bamboo pad the stylus barely works, and it acts more like a barely functioning mouse than a digital pen. I can only draw faint straight lines after ...
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Ubuntu on Capacitive and active touchscreen laptops

I'm thinking of getting a Lenovo yoga 510 or 520 and install Ubuntu on it, as currently i'm a ubuntu user. Both laptops are good on hardware, the main difference being that the 520 comes with an ...
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Changes with xinput randomly revert back to default

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 (xenial) on a laptop with an ELAN Touchscreen together with a DELL 750-AAHC active stylus. One of the buttons on the stylus behaves as a mouse middle-button, and I want it to ...
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Pen input jumps across screen when using bamboo ink stylus

When using any application that accepts pen input via a bamboo ink stylus if the cursor is on one side of the screen and I bring the pen down to touch the screen, the cursor will behave as though I ...
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How do I configure a Wacom stylus on Ubuntu 17.04?

I just bought a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga, which has a Wacom touchscreen and stylus. They both work well-ish, but I want to remap buttons on the pen and the long press behavior. In previous Ubuntu ...
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Dell Stylus 750-AAHC not working on Dell Inspiron 17 7000 series

on my Dell Inspiron 17 7778 (2-in-1) notebook the Dell Stylus 750-AAHC does not work in a correct way. When I touch the screen with the pen the behavior is completely random. It is impossible to use ...
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How to increase stylus sensitivity on Ubuntu Touch?

I use a basic stylus with my Android phone, but when I use it with the BQ M10, the sensitivity is really poor. Is there any way of improving this?
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xournal-like software on bq aquaris m10?

Has anyone been able to use xournal-like annotator on bq aquaris m10? I just got one and this would be one of the principal reasons I'll use a tablet for--to annotate pdf documents.
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How do I correct this mismapped stylus button?

I'm running Kubuntu 15.10 on an HP Spectre x360, which has a non-Wacom active digitizer built into the display. I'm using a two-button stylus with this, but the second button doesn't work. I couldn't ...
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How do I disable the "stylus" mode on Ubuntu 14.04 for Touchscreen?

My company is developing on a Dell 3030 AIO with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. We have run into an Issue with the touchscreen whereby if a user rubs it with the back of their hand, the screen loses focus ...
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