Questions related to the use and configuration of joystick peripherals

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How to use Xboxdrv daemon with an unknown controller?

I have a Thrustmaster GPX LightBack, wich is just a "copy" of the original x360 controller and I can use it in my XBOX without any issues. I can use it with xboxdrv with this: xboxdrv -s ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Installing Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro

I am new to Ubuntu and love it. Only problem I have now is getting Ubuntu 12.04 to see my joystick. Done a lot of search on google and they all tell me to load the module for gameport and joystick. I ...
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The right analog stick on my pc controller also acts as the start button

I am a fairly new Ubuntu user (12.04 32-bit). Recently when I tried to play Super Mario All Stars on a ZSNES emulator, I plugged in my Gigaware pc controller. However whenever I tried to use the right ...
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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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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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Is there any way to decrease the speed of the joystick cursor?

I'm using my joystick as the mouse (xserver-xorg-input-joystick), but having trouble with the speed of the cursor. Is there any way to decrease the speed of the joystick cursor? Please help.
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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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(SOLVED) How do you configure snes9x-gtk joypad 2? [Lubuntu 13.04]

Hello Ubuntu community, 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 ...
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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.
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How can a gamepad control THE mouse?

There are many questions about this subject: Remapping both mouse and keyboard to a gamepad How do I configure a joystick or gamepad? How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard? ... But the ...
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My joypad acting like a mouse [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Joystick acts as mouse; won't stop I've a problem, my joypad actually acting like a mouse, and doesn't work with torcs game, somebody know how to make it working ...
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How do I get input from more than 4 wireless controllers on with xboxdrv?

I'm using xboxdrv on Ubuntu to gather input from Xbox controllers. With wired controllers I can get 4+ controller inputs very easily: xboxdrv --daemon -i 0 --detach-kernel-driver \ ...
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How do I get a Huijia gamepad working?

I have a usb n64 controller adapter and I don't know how to calibrate it. I ran jscal and everything but the joystick portion still only registers half way. and when I do try to calibrate it, It ...
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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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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 ...