I have added support to FontForge for the wacom graphics tablet. Eventually I will write some drawing tools that depend on pressure (and tilt perhaps).
To install a wacom tablet on your (linux) machine you must do two things:
If you can't get the X11 driver to work, I have hacked a little mini-driver into FontForge (this can take the place of the X11 driver, it depends on the kernel driver working). Since the configure script can't detect that you have a non-working X11 driver on your machine (or a tablet) you must configure this option by hand. So after the normal configure script has run (and before typing make):
$ su # chmod 644 /dev/input/event0 # ^D $ cd gdraw $ vi Makefile
gdrawwacomdriver.lo to the list of
libgdraw_OBJECTS And add