In this episode, Cori talks about his adventures with Linux on tablet notebooks. What worked, what didn’t, and the cool piece of software he wrote to improve the screen rotation function.
I know I was really, really drawing blanks today on the podcast, so here’s the websites I meant to have available:
First and foremost, my GTK+ tray screen rotation utility (please note that this version only works with WACOM inputs):
Second, the ‘maintained’ version:
Some useful utilities that make the experience more tablet-like:
Xournal – http://xournal.sourceforge.net/ (packages should be available for your distro, check first)
Cellwriter - http://risujin.org/cellwriter/ (handwriting input, disable compiz to use)
Also, I did suffer through running gentoo on my tablet, the trials and tribulations plus some nice hints can be found on my blog: