Tthere isn't much documentation on it i'm playing a game on wine and it don't detect a joystick so i want to use joy2key to map joystick buttons into keyboard buttons but cant figure out why exactly its command line

joy2key -dev /dev/input/js0 -terminal

shows wheat buttons to press but i can't figure out what to do instructions are not clear


You can use antimicro, it is a fork of joy2key and has a GUI, use this PPA for 12.04 to 15.10

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ryochan7/antimicro
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install antimicro

For 16.04 to 17.10 use this PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mdeguzis/libregeek
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install antimicro


Screnshot of AntiMicro and key mapping

  • Thanks a ton do you know ho much time i have spent fixing compilation of rejoystick and figuring out how joy2ky works ? around 2 hours now – Shantanu Bedajna Jan 12 '16 at 18:38
  • I too have been through this hell, I assure you, this is a great application :) – Mark Kirby Jan 12 '16 at 18:41
  • they changed the package name its antimicro now insted of anti-micro – Shantanu Bedajna Jan 12 '16 at 18:48
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    i cant thank you enough works awesome on my favorite game rayman legends. – Shantanu Bedajna Jan 12 '16 at 19:13
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    @levitopher Updated for 16.04+ versions of Ubuntu. – Mark Kirby Oct 2 '17 at 18:46

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