Questions related to the use and configuration of joystick peripherals

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Joystick axes don't center on boot

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, my Thrustmaser HOTAS X's axes initialize at their minimum values, rather than at their centered values: (Axes 5 and 6 aren't used by the stick) To fix this, I have to ...
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How can I configure my x-server, that gamepad input prevents screen locking?

The problem is, that if I play with my gamepad (on zsnes which by the way should not matter), I get interrupted by the screenlock after some time, because the input in not coming from the mouse or ...
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Having problems mapping my gamepad on epsxe

So I have used jstest-gtk and had no problem configuring my gamepad with my Logitech F310. It was recognized, everything is mapped and calibrated, works great. But when I open epsxe and go to map my ...
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How do I use second mouse as joystick

Recently, I played a video game, Enter The Gungeon. And this game supports co-op with mouse+keyboard and joystick. I want to play this with just 2 mice ( and one or two keyboards ), so I connect ...
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Real Dualshock 2 support

I'm looking for ways to use Dualshock 2 as a controller WITHOUT rebinding it with keys in keyboards. I have once done this to a Dualshock 3 using sixpair but sadly sixpair says No controller found on ...
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How to enable vibration/rumble on xbox360 controller?

Either by using the default driver or the xboxdrv I doesnt work no matter if I enabled it in controller configurations of all the emulators I use such as dolphin.
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xbox 360 controller doesnt rumble

I have an original xbox 360 wired controller (no wireless) I think when I bought it was for PC use as well (it worked in windows with a proprietary driver) I try to make the controller work but as ...
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Device is not recognized as a joystick

Ubuntu 15.10 [ 592.587774] usb 1-3: new low-speed USB device number 9 using xhci_hcd [ 592.721091] usb 1-3: New USB device found, idVendor=1781, idProduct=0898 [ 592.721095] usb 1-3: New USB ...
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Driver for a racing wheel

is there any driver or something for ACME STI Racing Wheel on Ubuntu? Cause I tried playing any racing game on Ubuntu but the game just doesn't work with the Racing Wheel.
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Gamepad won't enumerate

I have been searching all day and cannot find a solution. When I plug in my Logitech Dual Action controller, I get this output from dmesg $ dmesg [41080.387654] usb 2-1.2: new low-speed USB ...
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Scrambling the xinput data

I'm working on a bizarre project and I am using the optical mouse sensors as input. What I am trying to archive is to use two mice, the first one controlling the core pointer, the second one, ...
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I have a ípega bluetooth controller (PG-9028) , it connects with my pc and is recognized by js-test and evtest but do not send any event to my linux

Evtest show all events and js-test show all buttons and axis but nothings happens if i click in a button, it's like if i had not clicked what to do now?
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Joystick not working as a mouse

I have recently purchased a cyborg v.1 joystick. I have also installed jstest-gtk. When I configure it, it connects to the joystick and interprets the movement, however, I have not been able to use ...
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configuring Dead Zones for controllers - Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am trying to figure out how to adjust the dead zone settings in Mame on Ubuntu 14.04. I have an app called QMC2 which is a front end GUI for mame, and I see there is a joystick configuration ...
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Use udev to rename devices with same properties

I have two types of gamepad that have the same udev properties. One is a USB NES controller and the other is a USB SNES controller. The udev info is identical for both of them. P: /devices/pci0000:...
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how to map joystick buttons to keyboard buttons using joy2key?

Tthere isn't much documentation on it i'm playing a game on wine and it don't detect a joystick so i want to use joy2key to map joystick buttons into keyboard buttons but cant figure out why exactly ...
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Joystick doesn't work

My joystick doesn't get a device node file (for example: /dev/input/js0 or /dev/input/event0), so I can't use the controller. I am using ubuntu 14.04 in a chroot with kernel 3.10.18 My joystick is: ...
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XBox Controller blinking

I've connected a XBox Wireless Controller for PC with my ubuntu machine. Everything works fine and all js0-3 devices in /dev/input/ are available. But normally the circle in the middle of the ...
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All joysticks as “DragonRise Inc. Generic USB joystick”

I have two joysticks. Both of them are detected in Ubuntu as "DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick". And their second axis (the right stick) is detected as part of the first axis, and works ...
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Can I get my Super Advantage Controller (SNES controller) to work for more games?

Right now my controller only works for Spelunky Classic (via wine) and I'm trying to get it to work for Spelunky HD aka. Spelunky World. lsusb lists it as Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0e8f:3013 ...
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Endless scrolling in Steam game (Bastion)

Only in Ubuntu (14.04), I get endless scrolling in the menus of Bastion, which I am playing through steam. Any way to solve this? It is not a continuous problem, and was temporarily solved when I ...
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Playing Games, Mouse is moving around

I tried playing Metro Last Light Redux on my PC (Ubuntu 15.04, Geforce GTX 660, Intel Quad Core) and the mouse is moving from the right to the left all the time. It seems like it thinks a controller ...
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Logitech F310 Controller isn't mapping correctly

It's not that it's being recognised, when I run lsusb I get the following output$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus ...
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xbox360 gamepad left analog only moves up/down on fps games

When I play fps games on ubuntu, my razer onza xbox360 gamepad controller works as it should except for when I use the left analog stick which only works up/down but it doesn't work left/right. I ...
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How to use joy2key in Ubuntu 14.04 with Binding of Isaac Linux?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have encountered this strange issue with Binding of Isaac and joy2key. The problem is, that I seem not to be able to connect joy2key and Isaac, which were installed ...
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Disable power-off button on NVidia Shield controller (joystick) in Unity

I have an NVidia Shield Controller, that is detected by Ubuntu as a standard joystick. Unity seems to react to some of the special buttons of this controller such as Volume Up, Volume Down and more ...
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Joystick emulator and Wine

Is there a way to emulate a joystick in Ubuntu, i.e. create a device that looks like a joystick but is actually driven from some userspace program? And ideally the device would be recognized by Wine? ...
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Not finding jscalibrator when attempting to install?

Install joystick in Ubuntu 14.10 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install joystick then install jscalibrator sudo apt-get install jscalibrator after last sudo, it doesn't find jscalibrator. ...
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Circumventing MacBook Pro's motion sensor using /dev/input/js0 as a joystick

I'm on a MacBook Pro 8,1 running 14.04 and I've never plugged in any device with a joystick to my laptop. When I was trying to fix an input problem I was having, I checked /dev/input/js0 thinking that ...
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Gamepad and steering wheel have stopped working

I've just set them up to work properly, and after one reboot they literally vanished. Evtest doesn't see them anymore, jstest-gtk is blind too, but lsusb sees them. The devices are Xbox 360 wired ...
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Computer does not detect Game Controller Input

I have tried using PS3, PS4, and Xbox360 controllers to play games on my Ubuntu system that is running XFCE with no luck. In every case, the controller is detected and registers as the type of ...
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When I connect a joystick, my pointer is moved

I'm trying to play a game with a Microsoft Sidewinder (presicion racing wheel and pedals). The pointer moves alone but, when I push a pedal, it stops moving. How do I fix this?
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Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop virtual joystick: how to remove it?

I've got Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop (keyboard + mouse) and it creates major problems in some games with gamepad support as the nonexistent virtual joystick drives the input crazy. If I run ...
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ps3 controller failed to pair

I'm trying to pair my ps3 controller with trusty. I've tried this so far: $ sudo sixpair Current Bluetooth master: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx Setting master bd_addr to xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx And then I ...
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How do I get a gamepad to work? (Ubuntu 14.04, xbox 360 controller)

I have a wired USB gamepad, and really want it to work on my new linux gaming pc I built. I've installed 'jstest-gtk' and 'xboxdrv' AND 'joystick' and they seem to be working, but no game will ...
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Gamepad detected by lsusb but not by PCSX or jstest-gtk in Ubuntu 14.04

I had been using a PS3 gamepad on PCSX for a while on Ubuntu 14.04, but realized it stopped working today. The controller is detected by lsusb on Terminal, but it does not appear in PCSX or jstest-...
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Disable extra joystick buttons

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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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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Why is the joydev module enabled on Ubuntu Server?

I'm studying for my LPIC level 1 exam and was looking into modules in Ubuntu Server. I noticed that the "joydev" module was enabled on my server and upon running modinfo, realised it is a module to ...
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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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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 do you configure snes9x-gtk joypad 2? [Lubuntu 13.04]

I am trying to play snes9x-gtk with two players using PS3 Dualshock. My problem is the input configuration for player 2. It will not register my button presses for js1. js0 works fine. Jtest for ...
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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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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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Alternative to QJoyPad

I'd like to know if there is any alternative to QJoyPad, I've tried to install it, but it's only available from the source and is not possible to compile it, because of some errors. Anyway, you can't ...
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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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How do I get my Xbox360 controller to work in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I'm trying to play The W​alking D​ead on Ubuntu 12.10 with my Xbox360 controller like I do in Windows. The thing is the game start and only lets my use the mouse and keyboard. In windows when the ...
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How do I disable joystick input?

The file /dev/input/js0 related to joysticks is giving me some problems in games. I just renamed the file and everything went to normal. So, how do I disable joystick input? I am using Ubuntu 12.04.