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Questions tagged [stylus]

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

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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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Ubuntu 18.04 Surface 3 Pen Eraser Tip

I've got a surface 3 non pro with Ubuntu 18.04 and Xournal. I want to people able to use this as a pen such that the eraser tip functions as an eraser instead of a pen. I've searched and found ...
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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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Screen touch pen isn't working

I have an Acer Switch SA5-271 tablet laptop that I originally bought with windows 10 installed on it. Then I got rid of windows and installed Ubuntu. Touch screen works fine right now, but the screen ...
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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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Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 on Bionic - screen and finger-touch rotate fine, stylus does not

I have a MS Surface-esque Aspire Switch (Core i3) running 18.04 amd64, fully updated (initially installed from the development branch and working great). All the hardware works out of the box and I'm ...
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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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touchscreen doesn't work properly after stylus detection on Ubuntu 18.04 bionic

I have a HP Pavilion x360 convertible 15 br0xx. This laptop has a multitouch touchscreen and an active pen/stylus (non-wacom). On ubuntu 16.04, the touchscreen used with fingers and the pen/stylus ...
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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 ...