Graphic tablets are now quite inexpensive and can help allot with the work of image manipulation. In addition to that what a mouse can do for you they have the following features:
This document addresses mainly the products from Wacom, because I own 3 different products of them and because their products are highly available in the region of Europe.
Nevertheless I think it should be easy to adapt the shown concepts to other products.
I have written this document because I have not found a document about this subject which contained completely what I wanted to know. So I got small parts of information from various people in the net and assembled them to this HOWTO. Regarding the questions of my readers, I must realize that this document also is not complete and never will be. But from the same questions I can tell that it helped many people on the way, and each new question lets this HOWTO grow.
The latest version of this document will be available at http://www.runkel-it.de/linux.htm.
Comments, corrections, and additions are greatly be appreciated. I can be contacted at:
Runkel (at) runkel-it.de
I would like to thank all authors listed in the Further Information / used documents Section as well as everyone who answered my questions by email. This HOWTO reflects much of their work.