How to setup wacom tablet in ubuntu

If you have read the Medium Wacom article and are still confused, don’t worry. Here are easy steps to install Wacom tablet in Ubuntu

Open a terminal in Ubuntu (control+alt+T) and run the following piece of code individually.


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:doctormo/wacom-plus

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade


Download the latest release of Wacom from here. On the page, click on the release page which will take you to the download page.


You can also skip the previous line and download the package from here.

Unzip the file.


If the unzipped file is in your Downloads folder with folder name input-wacom-0.44.0, follow the steps below.


Go to the Downloads folder.


cd Downloads


Go to the input wacom folder.


cd input-wacom-0.44.0


Run this command.


if test -x ./; then ./; else ./configure; fi && make && sudo make install || echo “Build Failed”


Now restart your computer. Your wacom device is ready to be used in ubuntu.