The Wii is a home video game console

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'unable to open uinput' when using wminput with or without sudo

I'm trying to get a wii classic controller paired to my chromebook running Chrubuntu (12.04). It works when using xwii, but although the buttons function, the analogue sticks do not. I wanted to try ...
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Wiimote and ubuntu 13.10

I'm having some issues with wiican, i can't get it to find the wiimote because the uinput module doesn't load no matter what i do (it worked fine on 13.04), what's the proper way to load uinput? ...
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Backup WII games

What software should I use to backup WII games? I found this tutorial, but it didn't work. I may try to download wiibafu directly and install deb.
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Error when starting wiican using ChrUbuntu

After installing wiican from here: http://www.getdeb.net/install/wiican I can't get the wii remote to connect. When I start the program from the launcher and click on the icon in the top bar, it says ...
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Bluetooth sometimes connects, sometimes does not

I use python-whiteboard in my classroom. It uses a ceiling-mounted LCD projector as a display and a wiimote game controller mounted next to it connected via bluetooth. The IR camera senses the ...
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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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Use bluetooth game controllers in kubuntu

How can I use a bluetooth gaming controller to play games in kubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I want to play with a wii controller, but also have access to ps3 and xb360 conrollers. I installed wmgui, ...
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12.10 Bluetooth not detecting Wii remote

My bluetooth is set to "on" and hcitool dev returns hci0's MAC address. When I use wmgui and tell it to connect and press 1+2 (or the red Sync button), it just returns "Unable to connect". When I run ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Nintendo Wii

Hey I would like to install Ubuntu on a Nintendo Wii. I am using letterbomb to jailbreak and install the homebrew channel. How would I boot Ubuntu afterwards?
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Bluetooth: hci0 command tx timeout Error when using Wiimote(on Ubuntu 12.04)

I am trying to connect a Wiimote(on Ubuntu 12.04) through a Belkin F8T013XX bluetooth dongle . I can sync it by pressing 1+2 and the Wiimote is detected, but after a while, the connection dies . dmesg ...
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Wii remote set up not working with Clementine on Ubuntu 12.10

I have tried to follow this link to set up a wiimote to work with clementine and control the music, but i have reached an impasse. When i try to run cmake . -DDISTRO=ubuntu ...
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How can I pair up wiimote plus to my Ubuntu 12.04 machine?

It keeps asking for the PIN, and the option of connecting a device without PIN is not added to Ubuntu for some reason. I know there are things like wiican, but the package is not available for some ...
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Pixel Shader to OpenGL converter

I am running ubuntu 11.10 on my computer and I would like to emulate a wii. I have a wii emulator running successfully on ubuntu, but it requires pixel shader. I am most sure that my graphics card has ...
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How do I get a Wiimote working?

In kernel 3.1 the drive for the wiimote was added. Since 3.2 I ask, can I connect the wiimote and simply have access to it or do I need to install a program for it or something additional for it.
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How can I setup my WiiMote as mouse?

I recently saw a video how a guy used his WiiMote as mouse for his computer. Since I have a media center PC and a Wii, it would be great to get rid of peripherals and just use the WiiMote as my mouse. ...