Questions relating to the Sony Playstation 3 games console (ps3)

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How to disable PS3 accelerometers through usb, no bluetooth

how do I disable the tilt accelerometers when using ps3 controller with usb? I dont have a bluetooth adapter and i dont wanna buy one. i am using 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 with patched kernel 3.13.11.6+ ...
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Mirror Ubuntu desktop onto PS3 via wifi (DLNA etc)

I'm looking to mirror my Ubuntu destop onto my TV by using my PS3. All done via wifi. Similar to the 'AirPlay Mirroring' in Mac OS X Mountain Lion. ...
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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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Connect Playstation Console via VPN to the internet PLEASE HELP

I have a VPN connection to the internet with my PC and want to connect my Playstation 3 to the internet. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. How do I do that? Can I use Internet Connection Sharing? I only ...
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Binding keys to buttons on a Ps3 gamepad controller

I have both a dual shock 3 and a knock off wired ps3 controller. I'm running 14.04 trusty tahr on a presario cq57 from compaq, no windows installed. I have a AMD C-50 Processor × 2, 1.6 GiB of memory. ...
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Not all buttons work on PS3 bluetooth remote

I have a PS3 Bluetooth remote which I have paired with my Ubuntu 14.04.1 system and a lot of the buttons work (i.e. they generate events which 'xev' can see) however a significant number do not ...
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how do I make my Dualshock 3 gamepad work in Ubuntu 14.04?

When my desktop computer was running Ubuntu 12.04, my PS3 controllers would work with USB. I didn't need to do any special setup. I could just plug it in before I start SuperTuxKart and it would ...
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Xboxdrv not working with PS3 controller

I'm trying to use my PS3 controller over USB. I've ran into a host of problems and I'm extremely frustrated at this. I'm using xboxdrv and nothing is happening. The system is recognizing there is a ...
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How do I use a ps3 Sixaxis controller with Ubuntu 13.10 to control games

I need to know so I don't have to use clunky mouse and keyboard controls. I haven't tried this yet, and have no idea where to start.
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Xboxdrv messes with mouse

I'm using xboxdrv, as I downloaded a PSP emulator called PPSSPP (website here) to play some Patapon 2 with my PS3 controller... Anyway, I was setting up xboxdrv, and it worked at one point. I was ...
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Why don't my Xbox & PS3 controllers work in 14.04?

Since I got a new computer and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (gnome edition) my PS3 & Xbox 360 controllers don't work anymore. I used to be able to use my PS3 controller in 12.04 using xboxdrv. Xbox 360 ...
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Cannot install PS3 Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I cannot install the PS3 Media Server onto Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to run the recommended commands I get the following error message. "The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Trying to make my sixaxis ps3 controller work on my computer for minecraft

Ok so I followed the steps on here and on steps 8 and 9 I got this g++ -c -pipe -O2 -Wall -W -D_REENTRANT -DDEVDIR=\"/dev/input\" -DICON24=\"/usr/local/share/pixmaps/qjoypad/icon24.png\" ...
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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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Use PS3 Remote on Ubuntu

Is there any type of driver software I need to install in order to get my PS3 remote to work on Ubuntu to play steam games? Any suggestion would be great, thanks.
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My ps3 controller stopped working 2 days ago

I used to use my ps3 controller to play games, and a couple of days ago it stopped working. I get this message during boot up (after BIOS): [ (some numers)] sony 0003.054c.(more numbers): can't set ...
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How can I view my stored media on my PS3 on my Ubuntu server?

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server and setup Samba I believe to use as a general use home server. How do I go about making this server available to my PS3 so that I can view my stored media on my ...
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l2tp, ps3mediaserver

What im trying to do here are to connect to an PS3 Mediaserver, thats located remotely behind an VPN. this is how my network looks like PS3 Mediaserver: IP: 10.0.0.116 Playstation 3: IP ...
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Ubuntu desktop on PS3

At the moment being I have XBMC installed on my Dell XPS 1647, Ubuntu 12.04. I have tested the features and XBMC does everything I need. It has Airplay (for rooted Android), a good remote control for ...
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Can anyone tell me how to play ps3 games on ubuntu

I have just started using ubuntu 12.04 and i was wondering whether i can play ps2 or ps3 games on ubuntu. Please help if its possible. Thanks
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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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PS3 controller only works after unplugging and plugging in again

I use xboxdrv for my PS3 controllers which I connect via USB. I start xboxdrv with the following command (using daemon because I don't have the controllers connected all the time): sudo ...
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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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PS3 controller on Sixad disbales Broadcom Bluetooth

The recipe for breaking blue tooth is so far: Fresh install - blue tooth is happy install broadcom drivers for wifi Update to latest ubu install sixad run it once through and check ps3 controller is ...
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How do I use my PS3 Wireless keyboard in Ubunto 12.04?

I have tried right clicking the Bluetooth icon and going to Set up new device. The keyboard is in the list of devices but when i attempt to pair, i type the pin but nothing seems to happen. Then the ...
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What to know about turning ps3 into ubuntu desktop

I have ps3 slim that i dont use so much any more and i was thinking i would like a desktop maybe i can recycle and use this :D has anyone have experience running ubuntu on ps3 as a full time desktop? ...
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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 to play Minecraft with a PS3 Sixaxis controller on Ubuntu?

I originally posted this on another StackExchange site, Arqade, but I've had no luck there, so I've deleted it there in order to ask it somewhere with more Ubuntu specific knowledge. Here's the what ...
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Skipping video and audio with PS3MediaServer

I'm using the latest PS3MediaServer build right from the repos suggested in the Ubuntu Wiki. I'm streaming multiple movies from my server (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) to my PS3 over wireless. Sometimes, during ...
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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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Connect Playstation Console via VPN to the internet

I have a VPN connection to the internet with my PC and want to connect my Playstation 3 to the internet. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. How do I do that?
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Can't get kernel module `uinput` started

I'm trying to get my BD remote to work with my Ubuntu media server and XBMC. I've followed the directions here: http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=15200 I get everything installed, but uinput ...
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How do I get a PS3 Sixasis Controller working via USB?

I am trying to get a PS3 Sixaxis controller to work with Ubuntu 12.04. The ubuntu wiki page for sixaxis says to install QtSixA, which I did. The issue now is actually using the controller. I installed ...
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ps3 controller problems

I've gone thru a cpl walkthrus on how to get my ps3 controller working on ubuntu. i have a eee pc 1005hab and i get this far: Type the following command to install the necessary USB library: sudo ...
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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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PS3 Media Server not opening?

This is my first time posting on the forums but I've tried everthing and cannot find an answer anywhere. My problm is that I am unable to run PS3 Media Server (PMS) on Ubuntu 12.10. I run the 32 bit ...
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Ps3MediaServer and Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to install ps3mediaserver in Ubuntu 12.10, but it isn't possible. When I try, I get this: ps3mediaserver : Depend: ps3mediaserver-multiarch I tried to install ps3mediaserver-multiarch, ...
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Is there any Ubuntu version for PSP and PS3?

Is there any Ubuntu version for PSP and PS3? If yes, where is the ISO files located? I think it is impressive to have Ubuntu on PSP and PS3.
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Video server for PS3

I am trying to get my Ubuntu desktop to be able to share videos so my PS3 can watch them over my network. I would like a folder,or something similar that I can share as a media center so all of the ...
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Is it possible to create Hotspot (Infrastructure) from wireless?

I have 2 wireless cards, internal & usb wifi. I am connected to the internet with my USB Wifi which means that my internal wifi is idle all the time. I want to hook up my ps3 to the net as well, ...
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HPToucHSMART 610 - no sound from my PS3 - ubuntu 12.04

As my hard drive crashed in my touchsmart 610 - I reinstalled my system on a linux external HDD - but since then when I plug in my PS3 via HDMI to the touchsmart I have no sound. The image from the ...
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I want to do a bridge between ubuntu and my ps3

Hello I have been trying to put bridge mode on ubuntu basically my setup I've got a router upstairs that I usually get wireless to my laptop which is connected ethernet to my ps3, so my ps3 gets ...
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How should I set up a Linux file server for data sharing with Windows PCs and a PS3?

I have the following pieces of hardware I would like to network mostly for file sharing (media primarily): 1 gaming laptop, 1 i7 (2.3Tb storage) desktop, 1 P4 desktop (500g storage), and 1 250gig PS3. ...
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How to boot or “enter” into Ubuntu 11.04 on PS3 after installing it?

After failing to install the Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop version (burned on a DVD, because ISO's file size was 726 MB), I tried the alternate version (about 686 MB) which I burned on CD. During the ...
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Share adhoc connection with Playstation 3 [closed]

I'm using a mobile internet connection on my Ubuntu laptop, and I'm sharing it (wlan) using adhoc. The problem seems to be that it only works using WEP security, but my PS3 can not connect to, or even ...
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How do I use my laptop as a screen for PS3?

I have a ASUS M51Tr laptop with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series graphic card. I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 and privative controllers. I want to use the HDMI port to play PS3 as if the laptop was a ...
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How to upgrade x.org?

I need xorg-server version 2:1.9.0.902-1ubuntu3 installed because it contains a fix: xorg-server (2:1.9.0.902-1ubuntu3) natty; urgency=low * Add 207_dga_master_device.patch: Cherrypick from ...
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Any software to add subtitles to Xvid for playback on a PS3?

I watch a lot of foreign language films and it really annoys me to not be able to use my PS3 for them without hard coded subs. Is there a piece of software that will let me add the subtitles into the ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on my Playstation 3?

I'd like to use the Cell processors in a PS3. Given the changes to PS3 firmware recently, what is the best way to get Ubuntu installed on a PS3?