I see the pen in the list of devices in the bluetooth settings, but I can’t pair it. I’m running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell Latitude 3390.
I have the Dell PN557W and a Dell 5290 2-in-1 tablet with Ubuntu 20.04. I also have an old Wacom Intuos 4. Basically everything works but I cant configure any settings for the PN557W and I cant use the button on the end. I will share my experience for reference.
What I found is this:
Answered by Vijay Prema on November 6, 2020
I would start with the steps here: https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/wacom-stylus.html.en
I don't have a stylus, so I can't test. But the steps listed in that link may help.
Edit: After the discussion below, I found this documentation: https://www.dellemc.com/resources/en-us/asset/brochures/products/electronics-accessories/Dell_Pen_Compatibility_Brochure.pdf
which suggests that perhaps the Wacom settings could indeed be the ones to try. Depending on the model of the Dell Active pen, it may be using Wacom protocol to communicate with the screen.
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