For those of you who want to install a Wacom Bamboo Fun tablet on Ubuntu,
upgrade to Maverick. If you have a different Ubuntu version, and this
workaround works, please post. l had web searched for info, found some
advice, but nothing yielded results. Then checked the bug listings for
Ubuntu. Ubuntu guru *Stefan Bader* determined that the current simple
workaround is to install input backport modules using the Ubuntu Software
Select '*Backported input drivers for generic kernel image'* --> name of the
file is “*linux-backports-modules-input-maverick-generic*“.
Install, then reboot.
Wacom’s *MyPaint* (also installed through the Ubuntu Software Centre) listed
devices as ‘disabled, screen, window’,which is a bit confusing but I made no
changes. The tablet worked perfectly.
*Gimp 2.6* Edit/Preferences/InputDevices/ConfigureExtendedInputDevices
listed The Wacom Bamboo Finger Pad, Finger Touch, Pen eraser, Pen stylusd
but they were marked as disabled. Again I made no changes, and the tablet
Last test – opened* Inkscape 0.48*, selected ‘Draw Free Hand Lines’ – tablet
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