I have a Trust GTX YULA controller which I would also like to use on my Ubuntu laptop.
The controller has a switch between Direct mode and X mode, where it pretends to be an XBOX controller. X mode works fine on Windows. I don't want to use D mode because the analog sticks provide discrete inputs in that mode, pretending to be buttons, and one overlaps with the ABXY buttons.
The output to
lsusb contains this line:
Bus 001 Device 013: ID 045e:028e Microsoft Corp. Xbox360 Controller
Which I assume is my controller since I have no other controllers. It is connected through an USB hub.
I have installed
jstest-gtk, and it also sees the controller as an XBOX 360 pad, but clicking properties and pushing buttons on the controller does not make the corresponding software icons light up.
I have tried using
xboxdrv, but this is the output:
$ sudo xboxdrv xboxdrv 0.8.8 - http://pingus.seul.org/~grumbel/xboxdrv/ Copyright © 2008-2011 Ingo Ruhnke <email@example.com> Licensed under GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html> This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; see the file COPYING for details. Controller: Microsoft X-Box 360 pad Vendor/Product: 045e:028e USB Path: 001:013 Controller Type: Xbox360 Your Xbox/Xbox360 controller should now be available as: /dev/input/js0 /dev/input/event18 Press Ctrl-C to quit, use '--silent' to suppress the event output [ERROR] USBController::on_read_data(): USB read failure: 32: LIBUSB_TRANSFER_ERROR [ERROR] USBController::on_write_data(): USB write failure: 3: LIBUSB_TRANSFER_ERROR
With this running,
evtest gives the following output (pushing buttons on the controller does nothing)
$ evtest /dev/input/event18 Input driver version is 1.0.1 Input device ID: bus 0x0 vendor 0x0 product 0x0 version 0x0 Input device name: "Xbox Gamepad (userspace driver)" Supported events: Event type 0 (EV_SYN) Event type 1 (EV_KEY) Event code 304 (BTN_SOUTH) Event code 305 (BTN_EAST) Event code 307 (BTN_NORTH) Event code 308 (BTN_WEST) Event code 310 (BTN_TL) Event code 311 (BTN_TR) Event code 314 (BTN_SELECT) Event code 315 (BTN_START) Event code 316 (BTN_MODE) Event code 317 (BTN_THUMBL) Event code 318 (BTN_THUMBR) Event type 3 (EV_ABS) Event code 0 (ABS_X) Value 0 Min -32768 Max 32767 Event code 1 (ABS_Y) Value 0 Min -32768 Max 32767 Event code 3 (ABS_RX) Value 0 Min -32768 Max 32767 Event code 4 (ABS_RY) Value 0 Min -32768 Max 32767 Event code 9 (ABS_GAS) Value 0 Min 0 Max 255 Event code 10 (ABS_BRAKE) Value 0 Min 0 Max 255 Event code 16 (ABS_HAT0X) Value 0 Min -1 Max 1 Event code 17 (ABS_HAT0Y) Value 0 Min -1 Max 1 Properties: Testing ... (interrupt to exit)
One user suggested removing
xserver-xorg-input-joystick.*, but I don't have any installed.
How can I make my controller work?
Is this site effective as a check?