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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...