Questions tagged [stylus]

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

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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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Fujitsu Tablet ST5112 upgraded to Ubunto 18, will no longer recognize Stylus pen input, All was fine with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Fujitsu Tablet ST5112 upgraded to Ubunto 18, will no longer recognize Stylus pen input, and IR keyboard input. All was fine with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
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Configure HP Pen on HP Elite Dragonfly

I have an HP Elite Dragonfly running 20.04. I bought an HP Active Pen G3. And everything works beautifully with Krita... except that I don't see any way to configure things like the sensitivity or ...
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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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Disable stylus driver on HP Envy x360 in Ubuntu 18.04

There's a bug with my system's HID-compliant pen driver that causes my mouse to randomly jump to the corner of my screen. I had it disabled when I was using Windows because I couldn't find a hotfix, ...
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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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How can I reactivate touchscreen capabilities after closing and opening the lid?

I have a Dell Inspiron 13 with touchscreen capabilities and after closing the lid (set up to suspend) I can no longer use the touchscreen. Any help is appreciated, and if there's any information you ...
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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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Functionality HP tilt pen on spectre x360 13-ae002ns

I just installed a fresh new Ubuntu 18.04 on my HP spectre x360 13-ae00ns. The basic use of the pen just works after the fresh installation but there are some features that do not. What works: Input ...
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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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Wacom stylus scrolling with eraser

I have thikpad x200 Tablet. Is this possible to use eraser for emulating mouse wheel? If it is possible can you pose any guide?
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Is there a software for writing anywhere on the system with a pen/stylus on the touchscreen?

I'd like to write on top of my PDFs used for making presentations on my laptop with touchscreen. I do not need to save what I write, but I would like to circle or underline things, possibly write some ...
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Ubuntu for Tablet PC Artists?

Is there a Tablet PC version of Ubuntu for artists who draw with stylus in paint programs? Has anyone tried it on Asus B121, HP Slate or other "drawing tablets"? Please provide links to articles or ...
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Misbehaving of stylus based notetaking programs (Xournal, Jarnal) after installing Ubuntu 12.10 in Surface Pro

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my Surface Pro, and everything works just fine out of the box. But note-taking programs like Xournal, Jarnal are misbehaving in a bad way. In xournal, suddenly ...
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Surface Pro stylus and touch behavior after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 in Surface Pro. Everything works fine, but the stylus and touch behaves in an undesired way. Moving my finger or stylus around the screen automatically selects ...
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Stylus eraser not distinguished from pen tip

I have an HP TC4400 convertible tablet, which has a stylus with eraser. $ xsetwacom list Serial Wacom Tablet stylus id: 11 type: STYLUS Serial Wacom Tablet eraser id: ...
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Touchscreen and digitizer not working on Sony Vaio Duo 11

I have a Sony VAIO Duo 11 (SVD112...) which features both multi-touch and stylus input. However, booting up Ubuntu 12.10 gives me no stylus reaction touch input works very strange: when I touch with ...
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How do I get the stylus working on a Lenovo X220 Tablet?

I have just got a Lenovo X220 Tablet and I would like to have a dual boot with Ubuntu. I installed it successfully but after installing Inkscape and Xournal I realized that the stylus doesn't work (it ...
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Tablet pen doesn't work correctly when in portrait mode

I'm using a lenovo x201 tablet. I recently upgraded to 11.04. When I rotate the screen 90 degrees (in either direction) to use the computer in portrait mode, the tablet pen does not work correctly. ...
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Are there plans for handwriting recognition?

This is a big feature when it comes to putting Ubuntu onto tablets. Currently, Netbook edition works great for that purpose and the pen digitiser is perfect, but the handwriting would be a real ...
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HP TC4200 tablet Stylus not working on Unity interface

I've installed 10.10 Netbook edition on my HP TC4200 tablet PC. I primarily use it in the slate mode with a stylus and on screen keyboard. I can use the stylus as a mouse replacement for everything ...