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Gamepad detected, no buttons register

I have a dreamgear shadow gamepad (DGPS3-3880). Currently I'm trying to get RetroPie working in Ubuntu 20.04. RetroPie recognises that a gamepad is plugged in, but won't register an y of the buttons ...
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Wine cannot use my controller, but cant find a way to remove it too

Any way to make wine completely ignore my controller, like i don't know but i think it does some background stuff and converts my controller inputs into weird buttons, and the game recognizes that. i ...
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Unable to connect an Xbox Series X|S controller via Bluetooth

I tried to connect an Xbox Series X|S controller (the one with the share button) to Ubuntu 20.04 via Bluetooth, but the controller keeps disconnecting/reconnecting over and over. This is the ...
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Issues with simultaneous connection: gamepad and headphones via bluetooth

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 and I want to do some gaming. I have connected my xbox one gamepad and my sennheiser headset as A2DP sink via bluetooth. However, the audio stream is unstable (the sound you ...
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Make Wii U Pro Controller act as Xbox controller

I have a Wii U Pro Controller and I want to change the global bindings, so that it corresponds to the keys/bindings on an Xbox controller. I want to play some games through Xbox Cloud with it, but the ...
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Missing Wiimote and Nunchuk axis/button inputs on Ubuntu 21.10

I'm trying to use my Wii Remote (the RVL-CNT-01 model) and Nunchuk as a game controller on Ubuntu 21.10. However, it appears that only the buttons on the Wiimote are recognized out-of-the-box. How ...
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Bluetooth gamepad sleeps after a few seconds

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with RetroArch and a correctly paired 8BitDo Bluetooth gamepad. Everything works fine, except that after a few idle seconds the controller sleeps, causing the next button ...
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8BitDo Bluetooth Controller

I'm having trouble making an 8BitDo Bluetooth controller work with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The controller can successfully pair in all modes (Android, macOS and Windows) but it doesn't get recognized by ...
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How do I swap the buttons on my nintendo switch pro controller (without steam)?

Right now it's on the switch default so A reads as A, instead of A reading as B, X reading as Y, etc. Basically steam's "Nintendo layout" disabled but for nonsteam games.
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(20.04.3 LTS) USB controllers detected by lsusb and jstest, but not by jstest-gtk or anything else

lsusb output: Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04f2:b5a9 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd PDP Wired Controller for Xbox One - Raven Black Bus 001 ...
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Using DualShock 4 and DualSense controller over Bluetooth

As I haven't had any success on unix stackexchange, I try here. Maybe I'm impatient, maybe this is not the good way to ask for help, feel free to tell me! For some time I've used a Playstation ...
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PS2 DDR pad -> USB adapter -> Bionic: jstest works, but nothing else (antimicro, qjoypad)

I have an old Konami Dance pad for PS2, and I have the USB adapter to plug it into my machine. I ran jstest /dev/input/js0 and it sees my pad just fine. I can press any button and see it react. This ...
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How To use a PowerA spectra on Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently received a powerA spectra Controller. I plugged it in to my computer it didn't work as expected. I have tried other solutions from questions similar to mine such as : Installing Driver ...
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Is it possible to enable vibration feature in PXN-V3II steering wheel in ubuntu 20.04

This wheel has a vibration feature thar works on windows , any way it will work on ubuntu ?? lsusb Bus 001 Device 014: ID 11ff:001c PXN-V3II evtest No device specified, trying to scan all of /dev/...
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How can I pair a PlayStation 5 controller via bluetooth?

I would like to use a PlayStation 5 controller (PlayStation DualSense) wirelessly. If I connect it through a USB cable, it's recognized as a joystick device + audio card. But if I try to use it via ...
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Configure a joystick in ubunntu 20.04

I have a 0079-0006-DragonRaise Inc Generic USB Joystick. It is being recognised by my ubuntu 20.40. On testing with jstest-gtk I found a very odd problem BUTTON_TRIGGER is not recognised Axis 2 is ...
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DragonRise Gamepad not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I bought a generic DragonRise Gamepad online. but I cannot get it working on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Whilst it is properly detected: $ lsusb Bus 003 Device 008: ID 0079:0006 DragonRise Inc. PC TWIN SHOCK ...
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How can I use Gioteck VX-4 controller in Ubuntu 20.04

I got a Gioteck VX-4 controller on sale, and am having a few problems using it with Linux. I am trying to use it via the USB cable, but other than showing up as a Dualshock 4 controller when running ...
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Bluetooth gamepad Pro controller and Ubuntu

I get a gamepad Nitendo Switch (compatible) in bluetooth I am able to connect it to Ubuntu 20.04 with bluetooth. he is recognized as gamepad as "Pro Controller" But none of the calibration ...
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Gamepad not working properly "DragonRise"

I am using ubuntu 20.04 When I plug a gamepad recognized as DragonRise Inc with sdl-jstest (or jstest-gtk) when I move the : left stick vertical : axe 1 move left stick horizontal : axe0 and axe2 move ...
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How to set up xbox360 controller on Ubuntu 20.04 focal fossa

I'm extremely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and was looking for how to set up a wired xbox360 controller to my laptop running focal fossa. All that I found were either outdated or irrelevant. ...
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Switch second gamepad (from the same vendor) to player2

I bought two similar gamepads and I want to play in games for 2 players on ePSXe, however ePSXe recognizes both gamepads as player1. After researching couple of days, I still can not find a solution ...
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generic xinput controller ubuntu

I would like to use my Trust GXT 590 BOSI on my Linux machine. I use Ubuntu 18.04.5 The controller is said to support Android and Windows X and D input. It has a USB dongle. I've tried it with my ...
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NGC Controller detected but not recognized as a joystick

I'm currently trying to use a cheap Nintendo GameCube controller adapter for Wii U / Switch and PC (it has a toggle button to switch modes from console to computer) (this one) on my Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Gamepad not properly detected

I'm having some issues with a wireless gamepad controller in Ubuntu 18.04. It was working fine until recently. jstest and evtest both seem to detect input from it but the button mappings are incorrect ...
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Chrome doesn't recognise gamepad

For some reason Chrome doesn't recognise my gamepad, whereas Firefox does. I read something about "install a vaapi snap app of chrome", but I am not sure if this will fix the issue. How can ...
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font missing in Freelancer game with Wine

Ubuntu16.04 The game Freelancer run well with wine, but one font seem to miss: check on the screenshot, the rectangles might be text. I have the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package but nothing better, ...
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Completely disable PS4 controller's audio devices?

It's annoying to always have to change my default audio device back to my headphones every time I plug my PS4 controllers in. Is there a way to completely disable them from ever being used as audio ...
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Trust controller in X mode, seen but gives no input

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 ...
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Xinput Gamepad not detected

I bought a Gamesir T4 gamepad that has Xinput support. In windows, it is recognized as a Xbox One Controller and works normally. But in Ubuntu 19.10 I am unable to get it working on Xinput mode. It ...
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Enable joystick instead of touchpad in Xonotic

When playing Xonotic the joystick Logitech F310 was already working but after restarting computer it stopped completely work. When I press shift+esc during the game I try to enable the joystick with ...
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Set Logitech F310 gamepad in qjoypad

I have installed qjoypad under Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm trying to set the keys for the game Xonotic. The keys work OK, except for the keys for mouse (touchpad). I don't know which keys to map for: mouse ...
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Help with Xbox One Controller and Bluetooth

I recently got an Xbox One Controller and it works great. However, I can't get it to work over Bluetooth. I have a Dell XPS 13 9343 model, and the Bluetooth appears to work, but I can't get the ...
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Use joypad instead of mouse for aiming in Xonotic

Is it possible to use joypad instead of mouse in Xonotic? According to this setting it looks that not. I need especially the keys for aiming, which I can't find under key bindings.
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Logitech F310 gamepad's setup ignored by games

I have setup logitech F310 gamepad according to this site. It looks OK, when I run jstest-gtk, but when I run the game Xonotic the gamepad is ignored. I tried: export SDL_JOYSTICK_DEVICE=/dev/input/...
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How can make the controler configuration window show in pcsxr?

I'm running ubuntu 18.04 and have installed pcsxr via apt. Everything seems to work as expected except for controllers. When I try to click on the controller icon or select "controllers..." from the ...
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Is there a standalone nintendo switch pro controller driver without steam?

You can connect the Nintendo Switch Pro controller to an ubuntu desktop in 2 ways, bluetooth or wired. Out of the box, the wired connection staight up not works, it is detected but no inputs are ...
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sudo modprobe -r xpad fix?

Is there a fix for Ubuntu 18.04 not recognizing xbox controllers without running the sudo modprobe -r xpad and sudo modprobe xpad EVERY time I restart? I know you used to be able to add xboxdrv as a ...
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How to enable a vibration in a PC gamepad in Xubuntu 18.10

I have a unknown gamepad for 3-4$ and I connected it to PC to test vibration but I don't know how.
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Ubuntu 18.10 not adding gamepad device because it isn't a dualshock 4

I have an 8bitdo bluetooth controller, when I connect it to my pc (kubunut 18.10) it isn't added as a device though it does show in the bluetooth settings as connected gamepad. Here's the messages ...
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How to disable Apple SMC or Reorder dev/input/js*

I bought a generic usb controller and installed the package joystick and jstest-gtk to calibrate/set the mapping. In the jstest-gtk gui there is applesmc (this is an old macbook) as dev/input/js0 and ...
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Why does my XBox 360 Controller not work with Ubuntu 18.04?

I have a gamepad Tronsmart Mars G02 which is connected to my laptop by USB transmitter. Previously it worked without any problems on Ubuntu 16.04. But I replaced my HDD and installed Ubuntu 18.04 and ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Can't connect an Xbox controller via bluetooth

Recently, I've been unable to connect my Xbox One S gamepad via bluetooth. In the past, I had to delete (unpair) and then pair the gamepad again in order to get it to connect, but lately it doesn't ...
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controller input stopped working in ubuntu 18.04.1

This is exceptionally weird because it just happened as a result of updates (either to OS or Steam) but this pdp xbox one controller that I use just stopped taking inputs and an old fake xbox ...
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cannot find gamepad in Supertuxkart

I have installed xboxdrv and jstest-gtk. I connected my gamepad (copy of Xbox 360) and ran: sudo xboxdrv -s It finds the gamepads: Your Xbox/Xbox360 controller should now be available as: /dev/...
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Gamepad partially maps to keyboard in Ubuntu 18.04

I have an 8Bitdo nes controller that connects using bluetooth. It displays as a joystick in the bluetooth menu. Using jstest-gtk I can see the buttons when I push them but the directional pad maps ...
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DualShock 4's trackpad is not working on 18.04

When I first paired my DualShock 4 wireless gamepad all features were working, I could use it as a gamepad in all applications and the gamepad's trackpad was working as a mouse. I was having some ...
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Cannot connect XBOX 360 wireless controller on Ubuntu 16.04 ( xboxdrv cannot found controller )

Hello everyone I am trying to connect Xbox 360 wireless controller via Bluetooth on Ubuntu 16.04. First of all, I made sure that my pad was detected and paired by the system: img But these colored ...
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Gamepad using xboxdrv help needed

I followed the guide on this page -> https://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/0/558748653738497361/ to get my generic usb wired gamepad to work on my notebook. But as mentioned in the guide, ...
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Prevent Dualshock 4 from pretending to be a mouse?

All it says in the header: I can't stand the touchpad, it works all the time. I'd like to just stop behaving as a mouse in Linux environment, but keep the touchpad in case to remap controls in Steam ...
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