I had the same symptoms. Try the changes to the code I made in pull request 95. It uses a newer Linux API to register the device, and libinput seems happy with it now, so it works in gimp and inkscape.
Replicate drawing on tablet
Is there a way so I can see on my tablet what I’m drawing? I don’t mean a mirror of my, for example, Gimp screen (it’d be great, though), but just being able to see the lines I’m drawing so I can have a relative idea of where my next line goes.
@oideun I have also this Problem: I woul’d this App as Signature Pad on my Galaxy S6 use and it’s wanderful when I see what I write on display…