[PD] Ubuntu 8.1 HID object

alvaro alvaro at berlin.de
Sat Apr 4 16:59:57 CEST 2009


quick fix: 

sudo chown root:audio /dev/input/*

this changes the group ownership of everything under /dev/input to group
audio, of which you are presumably a member. This makes your system
slightly more vulnerable, but it will be reverted the next time you


On Fr, 2009-04-03 at 20:27 +0200, pd-list-request at iem.at wrote:
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> Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 05:04:27 -0700 (PDT)
> From: tfric at learnkanji.ca
> Subject: [PD] Ubuntu 8.1 HID object
> To: pd-list at iem.at
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> Hi,
> I have been unable to get the Ubuntu HID object working with my mouse or
> my Wacom Graphire4 in Ubuntu 8.1. I am currently using Wintablet in
> windows but to use it the top window has to be wintablet, not PD so PD
> can't get keyboard events at the same time as wacom events.
> I don't get error messages but no events come out. I searched the mail
> archives and followed the advice there. I am not getting any output when I
> do sudo cat /dev/input/event0-10 or /dev/input/mouse0 or /dev/input/mice
> or /dev/input/wacom. The Xorg.conf doesn't contain anything related to
> Wacom, it is all handled by HAL in Ubuntu 8.1. Is that where the problem
> is coming from? Has anyone sorted this out already?

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