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linux tablet pc OS replacement

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Joined: 2006-11-20

Are there any distros that will allow tablet pc hardware to workfunctionally. And what open source software are being developed for it?

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I don't know much much

I don't know much much about this. I know that linux includes some tablet support, and recommend that you just google for the device you're talking/thinking about and "linux" (e.g. "Tabletware Waretable 750X linux" if your tablet is a tabletware warerable 750x (made the name up)).

google is your friend when you are looking for software

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Joined: 2006-06-11
I'm going to install linux

I'm going to install linux on a Tablet PC (Gateway CX2724) soon enough, going for SuSE 10.2

I can tell you how it was when I'll be done trying

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def, thanks

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I installed OpenSuse 10.2

I installed OpenSuse 10.2 on a Tablet PC Gateway CX2427.

What worked : Wireless, keyboard, touchpad, mouse, well, everything except (see below)

What didn't work : the pen! :-(

Yeah, it detects the tablet pc as a .. well.. some kind of tablet PC. However, the kernel doesn't detect th