Questions related to the use and configuration of joystick peripherals

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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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Gamepad interference on Steam games

I have a wired Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepad which I use to play Steam games on my freshly-installed 14.04 Ubuntu machine. All works fine out of the box, but when I add in a second, identical gamepad to ...
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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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joystick incorrect number of buttons

I build a game controller that supports 8 analog axis and 128 buttons. When making calls using joystick.h the ioctl say there are 8 analog axis but only 80 buttons. If I ignore this and just ...
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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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Saitek Evo Force Ubuntu 14

Is it possible to use the Saitek Evo Force Joystick on ubuntu? I have installed the Joystick support, but the device is not detected.
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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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Adapter for sega genesis gamepads to usb in xubuntu

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to do some retro gaming with emulators such as dgen. I have some Sega Genesis gamepads lying around. Will something like a Genesis to PC USB Cable permit me to use ...
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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 ...
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Driver daily usb joystick

I want to play a PCSX2 in my ubuntu, but I want to play using a daily usb joystick. But it don't work nothing. There are any driver for my joystick?
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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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(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 received a Logitech Rumblepad 2 (a joystick, like a PS2 controller) from a friend. How would I configure this in Ubuntu? If possible, I would prefer to use a GUI utility. I tried ...