Useful software tip of the week

Use your Wacom tablets on Ubuntu Linux.

This will let people with a wacom tablet to use it on their Ubuntu Linux machine.  some of them may work out of the box, but the newer models require a newer driver to be installed.

To install the updated driver, you copy and paste these lines into a terminal window. on Ubuntu the terminal is at Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:doctormo/wacom-plus
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wacom-dkms

After you’ve installed the driver, your tablet should work.

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