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openSUSE 11.1 Reference Guide
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31.0 Using Tablet PCs

openSUSE® comes with support for Tablet PCs with serial Wacom devices (such as IBM/Lenovo X41, ACER TM C300/C301/C302 series, Fujitsu Lifebook T series (T3010/T4010), HP Compaq TC4200, Motion M1200/M1400), with FinePoint devices (such as Gateway Tablet PCs), and Fujitsu Siemens Computers P-Series. Learn how to install and configure your Tablet PC and discover some useful Linux* applications which accept input from digital pens.

After you have installed the Tablet PC packages and configured your digitizer correctly, input with the pen, also called a stylus, can be used for the following actions and applications:

  • Logging in to KDM or GDM

  • Unlocking your screen on the KDE and GNOME desktops

  • Actions that can also be triggered by other pointing devices (such as mouse or touch pad), for example, moving the cursor on the screen, starting applications, closing, resizing and moving windows, shifting window focus, dragging and dropping objects

  • Using gesture recognition in applications of the X Window System

  • Drawing with The GIMP

  • Taking notes or sketching with applications like Jarnal or Xournal or editing larger amounts of text with Dasher

NOTE: Keyboard or Mouse Needed for Installation

During installation of openSUSE, the pen cannot be used as an input device. If your Tablet PC does not feature a built-in keyboard or touch pad, connect an external keyboard or mouse to your Tablet PC for installation of your system.

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