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X61t - Tablet pen registers as right click in Linux Mint while in tablet mode?

#1 Post by Khatoblepas » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:01 pm

I'm currently setting up an x61t to use as an art station, but whenever I clip the tablet into tablet mode, the pen no longer registers as a left click, but a right click, when I press it on the screen. This makes using it as a tablet very difficult, and I'm not sure what's causing the problem. Does anyone have any suggestions? I haven't used Linux all that much so I don't know much about it.

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Re: X61t - Tablet pen registers as right click in Linux Mint while in tablet mode?

#2 Post by jaspen-meyer » Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:17 pm

Khatoblepas wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:01 pm
I'm currently setting up an x61t to use as an art station, but whenever I clip the tablet into tablet mode, the pen no longer registers as a left click, but a right click, when I press it on the screen. This makes using it as a tablet very difficult, and I'm not sure what's causing the problem. Does anyone have any suggestions? I haven't used Linux all that much so I don't know much about it.
Which distribution are you using?

In XFCE, if you're using it, you can change between a right-handed and left-handed mouse:
Settings > Mouse and Touchpad > Buttons (right handed || left handed). I expect the pen would show up as an input and you could configure it.

Perhaps the answer is found via '~$ man xinput'.
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