Krita/Hardware support

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This page is intended to collect information about hardware support in Krita. The list is not exhaustive and we offer no guarantee over the reliability of the information.


List of working hardware


  • Wacom Graphire 4
  • Wacom Intuos 3 (this tablet might not work with kernel 2.6.19 to 2.6.21)

tablet pc

  • Lenovo Thinkpad X61t

List of non-working hardware


  • Aiptek 12000U 12 x 9 A4 Graphics (there is a linux driver, but it's complicated to install and only work in mouse mode)


  • to be detected by Krita, the pointers of the tablet must be named "stylus" and "eraser"
  • for serial tablets, and some tablet pc, and some distribution, it might be neceserary to run
setserial /dev/ttyS0 port 0x0200 irq 5 autoconfig

before starting X11, for instance by adding it to /etc/init.d/boot.local .