The pad uses an app that loads to your phone to record your data. This does not link up to a computer or other device, nor does it use a battery. This can actually be quite handy, as you can have the eraser set to be used as any tool you like. Alternatively, you can use this bash script to quickly map the tablet to one of your screens or the entire desktop and fix the aspect ratio.
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Then use Bamboo Slate to convert your ideas to digital and edit, enhance and share them. If xsetwacom replies with "Unable to find an output Inkspace works in harmony with our Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Folio smartpads and Wacom Intuos Pro Paper Edition pen tablet, enabling you to craft, enhance and share ideas more effectively than ever before.