[Ilugc] Pen input device for Linux
suraj at careergear.in
Sun Apr 1 11:50:06 IST 2012
On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 9:21 AM, prasannatsmkumar <prasannatsmkumar at gmail.com
> I am in need of a device which will show what I write on a pad in computer
> screen - this will help while I read or draw some thing and want that in
> digital form. Is there any such device that works with Linux? What is the
> average cost of such device? It will be good if I could get something for
> about 500Rs.
The device you're looking for is called a Graphics Tablet. There may be
cheaper devices / second hand devices available within your budget but I'd
say the ones from 'wacom' are the sought after value-for-money deal (will
cost you about Rs.2000/- at a min, IIRC). I have a "Wacom Bamboo" model
tablet - and I use it extensively with gimp for hobby graphics work.
"gromit" is a useful screen-pointing / drawing utility that may also be
very handy for rough-work / demo-like uses.
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