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DualShock 4 controller audio I/O over Bluetooth

It works by default if you plug in USB, showing two new output devices, S/PDIF and analog. Selecting analog allows you to hear through the 3.5 jack. There's also an input, it works too. However, when ...
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Nintendo 64, mupen64plus: cannot configure controller

I received an nintendo 64 usb controller and tried to use it to play (this one http://www.ebay.com/itm/Retrolink-Classic-Nintendo-64-USB-Controller-for-PC-and-MAC-BLACK-NEW-/360701283915?pt=...
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Is it possible to combine multiple gamepads into one?

The Nintendo Switch comes with a pair of joy cons, which are really comfortable when separated. Both joy cons act as normal Bluetooth controllers, and the Windows community have a few ways to map the ...
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EPSXE 2.0.5: Issues with multiplayer. 1st gamepad controls both player 1 and 2 while 2nd is either ignored or same problem

I have never had my own computer before and my only experience with computers is with windows os. My best friend bought me a Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook with an Intel processor(?is processor the ...
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How to Use Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Controller?

Im Curious about the usage of the controller to play any games, like... does it even work in linux?,if so do i need a driver of some sorts?
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Wired Xbox One controller

When I plug in an Xbox One controller either the whole system freezes or nothing happens. I read somewhere that the controllers are supported from kernel 3.17. How can I get the controller to work so ...
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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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Python script for Nostromo/ Razer Tartarus fails after upgrade to 18.04

TL;DR This python-based key remapping software ceased working after upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04 and I would like it or the supposed Python3 compliant version to work. Help! Detailed description: I ...
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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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How do I use a gamepad?

I'm planning on buying a game-pad for playing games on emulators (like ZSNES) and I have read a few articles on the net related to some game-pads not working in Linux especially when playing games via ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 - Xbox One controller not automatically reconnecting via Bluetooth

When I pair the controller for the first time, everything is fine, the controller is paired, it works and is recognized by jstest and emulationstation. The problems happen when the controller gets ...
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Antimicro detects my Dualshock3 controller but not the events

So I'm trying to get my Dualshock3 to work on my Ubuntu 18.10 I've plugged it and tried this command on the terminal : sudo xboxdrv --detach-kernel-driver I can see that the events are detected, ...
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Bluetooth Gamepad recognized for system but not for applications in Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04

The bluetooth gamepad is listed and when tested in "jstest-gtk", buttons are working fine. However zsnes, mame, advmame, fceux and supertuxkart only recognize the USB gamepad. When I'm trying to ...
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Using IPEGA bluetooth gamepad with Steam @ Linux

I have successfully paired gamepad IPEGA PG-9025 (bluetooth) with my notebook (Ubuntu 14.10). IPEGA PG-9025 can handle 4 different device modes when pairing, but only one makes sense for Steam gaming ...
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CobaltFlux USB Gamepad doesn't report input? How do I get my computer to recognize the input?

I have an old Cobalt Flux Metal Dance Mat for DDR/StepMania, and I can't seem to get my computer to receive any input from it. some debugging: dmesg 940.121515] usb 2-1.6: USB disconnect, device ...
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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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How do I use the DUALSHOCK 4 with Ubuntu 14.10?

Quite simply, how do I setup, configure and use the Sony DUALSHOCK 4 controller with Ubuntu 14.10 ("Utopic Unicorn")? I remember the Linux kernel was updated a while back to add native support... ...
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Bluetooth Gamepad - Two Contollers At Once Not Working

I'm trying to use two gamepads over bluetooth. They are the same gamepad (8Bitdo SN30 under Xinput mode). Pairing one works fine, but pairing a second never works, it will connect, but it will stay at ...
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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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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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Generic 6-button Gamepad with MAME

My controller's directional pad and all 6 buttons are recognised by JTest in Ubuntu 18.04, but I am having difficulty getting it to function properly in MAME. Player 1 is set up to use a gamepad but ...
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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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how to map joystick buttons to keyboard buttons using joy2key?

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 ...
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Dualshock 4 Controller configuration with xboxdrv

I'm trying to configure my new Dualshock 4 controller using xboxdrv. It shows up as a generic gamepad and I'd like to map the events to the corresponding 360 events. I've managed to map the axis ...
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Xbox Rock Band Guitar Controller Detected as Microphone in Guitar Hero World Tour

I've been trying to use my Xbox Rock Band Guitar for Guitar Hero World Tour but every time I start the game I am able to press all the buttons and strum in the menus properly but the device is always ...
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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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How to play Left 4 Dead 2 in split screen with two controllers?

I would like to know if anybody managed to play L4D2 in split screen under Ubuntu/Linux with 2 controllers and how it was achieved. I tried using different guides like this one; split screen works, ...
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Generic bluetooth controller inputs not registering

So the title pretty much states it, but to be specific: I'm using a generic bluetooth controller that was designed for switch/android/pc but sold mostly as a switch controller. After a bit of a fight ...
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Bluetooth Asus gamepad controlling mouse & keyboard input, unwanted

I recently purchased an Asus gamepad for Nexus Player - I didn't notice the Nexus bit until I checked the packaging for more info for this post (that might be part of my problem) - and the gamepad ...
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/dev/input/by-id has only one entry per gamepad model

I'm using a game controller library that interfaces with game controllers found in /dev/input/by-id, and the path has apparently been hardcoded in. If I plug in multiple game controllers of same ...
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Configuring my Xbox controller for Ubuntu

I am trying to configure my Xbox controller with GUID: 03000000c6240000025b000002020000 for GamePad in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with SDL Library and am unable to find the configuration for this GUID. My ...
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dualshock 3 controller vibrates constantly on usb

I just got a dualshock 3 controller and since my PC (Ubuntu 16.04.1 has no bluetooth I'm connecting it by usb. The problem is that as soon as I connect it to my machine, although it is recognized (...
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Switching monitors when Steam Controller is turned on

I own a Steam Link, but the input lag is annoying in some FPS games, so I got a HDMI cable to connect my PC with the TV. When I sit in front of the TV I want to turn the SC on and have Big Picture ...
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Dualshock 4 rotates my screen

Every time I connect dualshock 4 to my laptop it turns my screen. When I rotate my dualshock, my screen rotates too. How to stop it? I tried to use ds4drv but it helps only sometimes.
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How do I configure a joystick or gamepad?

I recently received a Logitech Rumblepad 2 (a joystick, like a PS2 controller) from a friend. How would I configure this in Ubuntu? If possible, I would prefer to use a GUI utility. I tried ...
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Trying to use PDP Xbox-one pad on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use a PDP Xbox One pad on ubuntu 14.04. My kernel version is 3.13 and I've red that Xbox One pads are handled only since version 3.17. I've tried to rebuild the kernel changing only the ...
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How to get Magic-NS adapter working with Linux?

I have bought a gamepad adapter called the MAGIC-NS adapter. It supports PC, PS3, and the Nintendo Switch: link I am currently trying to get it to work with my Xubuntu 17.04 installation. I am using ...
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PS3 controller - SHANWAN

I have a ps3 controller but I have the following problem: if I connect by USB it works but the controller never stop to vibrate I cannot manage to connect it via Bluetooth $ dmesg [ 3535.328372] ...
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DualShock 4 V2 vibration/rumble

I borrowed a dualshock 4 V1 a few days ago and after checking everything was working ok I decided to get one, so I bought a v2. I found out everything works fine except for vibration. Is it still not ...
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recognise controller /dev/input/js0 in browser/emulator

I've bought two VR controllers from Amazon (these). They can be used as media player controllers, mouse pointers and gamepads. I intend to use them as gamepads. They pair perfectly with bluetooth and ...
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How to setup Dual Shock 4 controller with Ubuntu 13.10?

I got my first ever NAS box with Ubuntu, installed Steam and got invited to the game streaming beta! In order to improve the experience I got a dual shock 4 controller. I know it's possible to play ...
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How to use PSP as controller in mupen64plus?

I'm trying to use a Playstation Portable (PSP) as a controller in the mupen64plus emulator. When I run the emulator, there is a message on the terminal saying that it detects a controller, but I ...
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Joystick's pad is moving mouse cursor

I have got a pad with 2 analog pads. If I move first one (on the left side) it moves mouse cursor that returns into center of screen. The second one does nothing but moving pad into the right side ...
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Antimicro not detecting Controller input after install RetroPi

Antimicro was working fine until after I install RetroPi. It can detect there's a controller, but it can't detect the controller input. I've tried on both a USB flight stick and a xbox one s ...
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run bash scripts via a gamepad/joystick on ubuntu-server?

i have a htpc running ubuntu server 16.04 and i want to plugin a usb gamepad/joystick and and run bash scripts via the buttons. i googled around i found some tools like qjoypad, that would do that ...
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Dualshock 4 unsupported

After I updated Ubuntu Mate to 17.04 with linux kernel 4.10, my Dualshock 4 (PS4 controller) on which I was playing games (PPSSPP emulator) stopped working (clicking any button on controller does ...
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How to connect Dualshock 3 controller (PS3 Sixaxis Gamepad) on Ubuntu 16.04?

Since the last officially supported version is "vivid"(Ubuntu 15.04) from QtSixA PPA and don't work for Ubuntu Xenial (16.04).