Graphic Tablet not in Wacom Tablet Detection?

I have a HUION H420 graphics tablet that I'm using, but it needs a bit of configuration before use.

I searched both the Arch Wiki and the Manjaro wiki for hints as to where this might be, but have had no luck so far.

I'm using Inkscape on a single screen and need the tablet are to represent just the Inkscape screen instead of all 3 (the tablet is effectively partitioned into 3 subsections the first 1/3 representing the leftmost screen and so on. Also, mapping CTRL + Z to the hardware button on the pen would be awesome as well.

I downloaded all the "wacom" packages using pamac after reading a few answers on here, but the tablet detection section added to system settings still can't detect the tablet:

Pamac (the combobox is empty, refresh does nothing, I've unplugged and re-plugged several times and restarting does nothing either :slight_smile: :

How can I solve these issues and configure the graphics tablet?

Hardware Specs:


sarah@MidnightStarSign:~$ inxi -Fx
System:    Host: MidnightStarSign Kernel: 5.7.9-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.1.0 
           Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.19.3 Distro: Manjaro Linux 
Machine:   Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: PRIME X570-PRO v: Rev X.0x serial: <root required> 
           UEFI: American Megatrends v: 1407 date: 04/02/2020 
CPU:       Topology: 6-Core model: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen L2 cache: 3072 KiB 
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm bogomips: 94840 
           Speed: 3950 MHz min/max: 2200/3950 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 3950 2: 3950 3: 3950 4: 3950 
           5: 3950 6: 3950 7: 3950 8: 3949 9: 3950 10: 3950 11: 3950 12: 3950 
Graphics:  Device-1: AMD Navi 10 [Radeon RX 5600 OEM/5600 XT / 5700/5700 XT] vendor: ASRock driver: amdgpu 
           v: kernel bus ID: 0a:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: amdgpu FAILED: ati unloaded: modesetting,radeon 
           resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz, 1920x1080~60Hz, 1920x1080~75Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT (NAVI10 DRM 3.37.0 5.7.9-1-MANJARO LLVM 10.0.0) 
           v: 4.6 Mesa 20.1.3 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: AMD Navi 10 HDMI Audio driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 0a:00.1 
           Device-2: AMD Starship/Matisse HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
           bus ID: 0c:00.4 
           Device-3: Jieli USB PHY 2.0 type: USB driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo bus ID: 5-2:3 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.7.9-1-MANJARO 
Network:   Device-1: Intel I211 Gigabit Network vendor: ASUSTeK driver: igb v: 5.6.0-k port: f000 
           bus ID: 04:00.0 
           IF: enp4s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: 24:4b:fe:5b:08:2a 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 4.64 TiB used: 1.56 TiB (33.5%) 
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Western Digital model: WDS100T2B0C-00PXH0 size: 931.51 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Seagate model: ST2000LM015-2E8174 size: 1.82 TiB 
           ID-3: /dev/sdb vendor: Seagate model: ST380815AS size: 74.51 GiB 
           ID-4: /dev/sdc vendor: Toshiba model: MQ01ABD100 size: 931.51 GiB 
           ID-5: /dev/sdd vendor: Seagate model: ST1000LM035-1RK172 size: 931.51 GiB 
           ID-6: /dev/sde type: USB vendor: SanDisk model: Gaming Xbox 360 size: 7.48 GiB 
           ID-7: /dev/sdf type: USB vendor: Toshiba model: TransMemory size: 14.92 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 767.00 GiB used: 401.00 GiB (52.3%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 
           ID-2: /home size: 767.00 GiB used: 401.00 GiB (52.3%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 
           ID-3: swap-1 size: 64.00 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/dm-1 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 53.6 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 44 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: amdgpu fan: 0 
Info:      Processes: 513 Uptime: 7h 00m Memory: 31.33 GiB used: 8.45 GiB (27.0%) Init: systemd Compilers: 
           gcc: 10.1.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.18 inxi: 3.0.37

EDIT 0: Just installed digimend-kernel-drivers-dkms-git 8.r37.gea507e2-2 for non-wacom kernel modules, but haven't restarted yet, the tablet does not appear in the list :smiley:

You need to add the 50-tablet.conf from the github page for the digimend driveres to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ directory before you restart. When your restart your hardware should show in xsetwacom --list

You'll need the vendor:product id which can be found in lsusb

Just plug in check that and then unplug and check again. Whichever entry disappeared is your tablet. You'll need to add that your conf file as described at the below location.

https://github.com/DIGImend/digimend-kernel-drivers

Only just got my tablet so can't help beyond that. It should at least get you started.

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I assume you have checked wacom Archwiki, it should give a lot to troubleshoot.
Do check the external links (See also) at the end.

Check kernel log and xorg log.
Try xsetwacom command man.

Bogdan is the expert. I guess he will jump in, when he notices the topic.

I just created the configuration file: /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-tablet.conf.

It has:

Section "InputClass"
    Identifier "Tablet"
    Driver "wacom"
    MatchDevicePath "/d`Preformatted text`ev/input/event*"
    MatchUSBID "04f3:152e"
EndSection

With the matching lsusb:

sarah@MidnightStarSign:~$ lsusb
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 005 Device 003: ID 1224:2a25 Jieli Technology USB PHY 2.0
Bus 005 Device 009: ID 1a40:0101 Terminus Technology Inc. Hub
Bus 005 Device 010: ID 256c:006e  
Bus 005 Device 007: ID 04f3:152e Elan Microelectronics Corp. 
Bus 005 Device 006: ID 0930:6544 Toshiba Corp. TransMemory-Mini / Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 Stick
Bus 005 Device 005: ID 0781:5151 SanDisk Corp. Cruzer Micro Flash Drive
Bus 005 Device 004: ID 1bcf:08a0 Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. USB 2.0 Hub [MTT]
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 1a40:0201 Terminus Technology Inc. FE 2.1 7-port Hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 003: ID 0b05:18f3 ASUSTek Computer, Inc. AURA LED Controller
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0451:e012 Texas Instruments, Inc. TI-Nspire Calculator
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

I think you have the wrong device in your conf. When I search that it looks like it's for a gaming keyboard. From lsusb output I'm pretty certain your conf should have this `256c:006e'

I know, I had some problems at boot when I did that, but I couldn't identify which device was right. Eventually I figured it out by comparative deduction:

lsusb -> unplug graphic tablet -> lsusb -> which one is missing?

It works great now :smiley:

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