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How do I get an XBOX 360 controller working?

I have a Microsoft XBOX 360 gamepad with the wireless adapter and I was wondering what I would have to install to use them with Ubuntu I do know that when using this on Windows I have to manually ...
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how do I install and use a program like joytokey?

I have been using windows xp for MANY years now, until April 8th. After that I switched to Ubuntu 13.10. Because of that, I am having trouble getting many things to work. I am a total noob in this so ...
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How to use FuSa Gamepad on Ubuntu 13.10:?

I'm trying to use my PSP as a gamepad using FuSa Gamepad. It makes the PSP function as a generic dual analog stick controller. It works without problems on Windows and Mac OS X. On Ubuntu 13.10, I've ...
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How to enable Rumble/Vibrate on Gamepad

I've been trying to search for solutions for days now but still to no avail. It's really starting to frustrate me. See I have this gamepad (DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick) which is functioning ...
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Gigaware USB gamepad Not Detected

I have a RadioShack GigaWare PC controller (Cat No. 26-1519). I plugged it in, but it is not listed in lsusb. My lsusb: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 ...
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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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Nintendo 64, mupen64plus: cannot configure controller

I received an nintendo 64 usb controller and tried to use it to play (this one ...
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Problem With Gamepad

I have ubuntu 13.10 and I have problem with my gamepad I have gamepad that have buttons all messed up can I Disable some buttons?? That My joystick does not have. So here is how it looks This ...
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How can I install PS3 joypad in wireless - bluetooth- mode (Steam compatible)?

I can connect and use my PS3 pad with the USB wire without issues, and then using xboxdrv I'm able to fully use it as an xbox pad under Steam. Only issue is that I'd like to use it as a wireless ...
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How do I use a gamepad?

I'm planning on buying a game-pad for playing games on emulators (like ZSNES) and I have read a few articles on the net related to some game-pads not working in Linux especially when playing games via ...
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Wireless joypad to be used with Steam

I would like to use a sturdy PS3 like joypad with Ubuntu 12.04 and Steam. Many games in Steam require an xbox-like pad, so xboxdrv might come into rescue. Currently I can easily plug in my PS3 pad ...
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Gamepads Axes in ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to install gamepad (Nitho Shock Pad) in ubuntu 13.04. Installed joystick, jstest-gtk. (without them axes are not calibrated) After this install Axis 0, Axis 1, Axis 2 could not be ...
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Qjoypad 4.1: No GUI

I am trying to open/find the GUI for Qjoypad 4.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. I installed Qjoypad via Synaptic using the default repositories. I see the tray icon, but I cannot get the window that I see in this ...
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Two PS3 controllers connected via USB identified as one

I'm currently trying to get 2 PS3 controllers (that are connected via USB) to work on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. For most games this works out-of-the-box but some games such as Shutter identify the two ...
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Configure Gamepad

I have a problem I need to configure Gamepad on ubuntu I installed jstest-gtk and I see that it think that I am pressing a button on my gamepad but the problem is that I do not have that many buttons ...
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How to emulate XInput device with DirectInput gamepad?

I'm trying to get a Logitech Dual Action controller to work with Bastion, on Ubuntu 13.04. From what I've gathered, Bastion is only compatible with XInput devices, and my controller only supports ...
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Why won't ubuntu suspend while an xbox controller is plugged in?

Just a question that I had. I have an usb xbox controller that I've had since 12.04 through 13.10. I've noticed that the computer won't suspend as long as its plugged in, in all versions. My ...
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How do I configure a Belkin n52te gamepad to work?

I was wondering how I could possibly get my Belkin n52te gamepad working on this version of Ubuntu - ubuntu 13.10?
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How to identify game controller for SDL2 in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to make Costume Quest (game by Double Fine) use either of my gamepads and according to developer's support all I need to do is add SDL2 config line to SDLGamepad.config file, however, I ...
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DragonRise USB gamepad not working

I have a Gamepad which is not working, I say "not working" because I was playing Urban Terror and the game was not responding to the gamepad button presses. How do I get the gamepad to work? I tried ...
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Auto-fire/rapid fire/turbo on gamepads

The gamepad works fine as is, but I haven't found a way to make one of the buttons do auto-fire. I tried jstest-gtk, but it doesn't have any options like that. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04.
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udev rules for multiple usb game controllers (including dual controllers)

Using XBMCbuntu Eden... I'm having trouble creating udev rules for my controllers. I have a dual arcade stick that has two separate usb connections, and I am having no trouble writing the udev rules ...
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Gaming Mouse Recommendations [closed]

I'm looking to upgrade to a gaming mouse. Searching Amazon for a Linux gaming mouse isn't getting very many results. So I'm asking here for recommendations. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64bit Gnome Fallback ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Missing input js0

The file /dev/input/js0 is missing from my directories. I am attempting to use the joy2key plugin from the Software Center to map keystrokes to my gamepad but when I attempted to start I got the ...
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Joystick acts as mouse; won't stop

Joystick acts as a mouse, even when I'm playing a game that uses a joystick so I get random mouse events going on. I plugged a joystick in to play Spiral Knights, also installed joystick and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: Steam, Dualshock3

I want Ubuntu to recognize my PS3 Dualshock3 controller so i can use it with my steam games. How can I do this? Keep in mind I'm very new to Ubuntu. Thank you!
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How do I configure a joystick or gamepad?

I recently recieved a gamepad (a joystick, like a PS2 controller) from a friend. It's a Logitech Rumblepad 2. How would I configure this in Ubuntu? I would like to use a GUI utility. I tried ...
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Wireless Xbox 360 controller on Humble Bundle V

I got the Humble Indie Bundle Complete (including Bastion, Lone Survivor, Braid and Super Meat Boy... the whole bundle is excellent). The fact is that Braid, Super Meat Boy, nor any game in the ...
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Pairing Ouya Controller with Ubuntu

I am trying to justify a Ouya Purchase.. so I would like to utilize the controller at least... its a standard Bluetooth controller and when i attempt to pair it with Ubuntu 13.04 the pairing option ...
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Can Logitech Gamepad F310 work on Ubuntu?

How can I get my Logitech Gamepad F310 to work on Kubuntu for Steam games, etc?
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Error when starting wiican using ChrUbuntu

After installing wiican from here: http://www.getdeb.net/install/wiican I can't get the wii remote to connect. When I start the program from the launcher and click on the icon in the top bar, it says ...
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Xbox controller won't work with Dishonered PC game (played through steam and wine)

I installed the windows version of Steam in my Ubuntu 13.04 OS because of older pc games I have. Everything works fine except when I play Dishonered, it won't detect my xbox controller. I have tried ...
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how to control pen tablet pressure input with a joystick?

) i have a pen tablet Genius G-pen F610 and its working perfectly in Ubuntu 12.04 but for drawing purpuses i need to block pen pressure input (which is easy to do mechanicly just by removing the ...
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How to play frets on fire with a wired xbox guitar

I just downloaded frets on fire and I was wondering how to map a wired xbox 360 guitar to Ubuntu. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you
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Using Dualshock 3 controller via USB (no Bluetooth)

I am trying to use a DualShock 3 controller via USB, but I cannot get any input from it. I followed the Ubuntu guide with qtsixa, but it said I needed Bluetooth. My computer has no Bluetooth adapter, ...
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How can I map my Logitech gamepad to the keyboard?

I recently downloaded Steam and bought the HL1 bundle, as well as a few other games through Steam and Desura. I would like to use my Logitech F310 instead of the keyboard and mouse, but I can't seem ...
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Trying to get my Century Concept Digital USB Gamepad SKU #234995 to connect to Ubuntu 12.04. No Luck!

I have tried everything I can think of, I mean I am very new to Ubuntu, as in this is only my 2nd day after switching over. I switched my Acer C7 Chromebook over to Ubuntu 12.04. Very happy with the ...
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Gamepad usb error -71

I have a couple of game-pads with a USB interface, The game-pads are RockFire QF-501UV, When connecting them to the USB port I get the following message: Feb 27 22:32:55 localhost kernel: ...
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Cannot get USB gamepad to work in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get a cheap usb gamepad to work under Ubuntu 12.04 running on my arm chromebook (using chroot). After plugging in the gamepad, dmesg shows: [ 5879.411510] usb 2-1: new low-speed USB ...
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How to configure Qjoypad?

I followed the steps on this page but when I run make it gives me this error: /usr/bin/ld: keycode.o: undefined reference to symbol 'XKeycodeToKeysym' /usr/bin/ld: note: 'XKeycodeToKeysym' is defined ...
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Do Handhalds Work Just as Game pads/ controllers do?

I am trying to figure out if i could use a handheld game console to control ubuntu 13.04 just like an actual controller would. It may sound stupid, but I am just asking because it MAY be possible in ...
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PS3 SixAxis Controller with Wine

I have my PS3 Sixaxis connect to my Ubuntu 13.04 machine using the SixAd driver. I have tested it with JSTest-GTK and see that all the buttons/separate axes are working. However, under Wine, a lot of ...
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How can I calibrate my Xbox360 controller in Ubuntu 12.10?

I was trying to play The Walking Dead Game with my Xbox360 controller and it didn't work, in this same site a helpful user told me it was a wine problem and not the driver or the game. So, I tried ...
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Problems playing OpenArena with QJoyPad

OpenArena looks like an awesome game, and I can't wait to give it a go. I use a gamepad for pc games because I'm on a laptop with a trackpad. Of course I need some software to map the controller out ...
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Is it possible to use a PS3 controller to emulate an xbox controller?

I have my PS3 controller connected through USB and while that works fine, no applications seem to support its keymap. So my question is whether it's possible to make it emulate an xbox controller ...
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Sensor bar (Wiimote like) doesn't work

I recently bought a sensor bar to play Wii games on my Ubuntu 12.04, but it doesn't work. It shows as "D_R_M Magic Sport Bar" on applications, and the dmesg output is: [118124.192142] input: D_R_M ...
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How to get SNES SmartJoy working on 12.04?

I have an SNES SmartJoy adapter so I can use a SNES controller with emulators but I can't get it working under Ubuntu. Is there a controller configuration utility I need to use? I'm trying to get it ...
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Use bluetooth game controllers in kubuntu

How can I use a bluetooth gaming controller to play games in kubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I want to play with a wii controller, but also have access to ps3 and xb360 conrollers. I installed wmgui, ...
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How do I play mame games on 12.10 without being interrupted by the screensaver?

"gnome-screensaver-command -p" is gone in 12.10 so mame can't poke to keep the screen alive. Is there a command I can add before "mame" to deactivate the screensaver and one to reactivate it after I ...
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How do I connect my Sixaxis Playstation3 controller to my laptop?

I have a Lenovo X61t laptop and I'd like to use a Sony Sixaxis PlayStation 3 bluetooth controller. How can I get the controller to talk to my laptop?