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Questions tagged [joystick]

Questions related to the use and configuration of joystick peripherals

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Xbox 360 controller(Ubuntu 18.04), xbox charger + receiver!

I don't know if i can ask this here, but i have a doubt, if i connect a xbox 360 controller using the charger cable(i don't have the battery) to a usb port, and at the same time use a xbox 360 ...
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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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Does someone have Defender Cobra R4 driver?

Does someone have Defender Cobra R4 driver for ubuntu ? I can't find it anywhere but I know there was one. I know it is very simple question but I have nothing more to say.
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How to lower deadzone on joystick with jstest-gtk

I'd like to disable deadzone of axis 0 and 1. I'm sure there is mathematical equation to calculate values with given deadzone. Do someone knows how to calculate values or does someone knows values ...
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8Bitdo SN30 Pro, does it work with linux

My 8Bitdo SN30 Pro is not being detected by my computer ether by bluetooth or usb connection. Is the controller not supported in Ubuntu or Linux?
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How to get Cideko air keyboard working in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Cideko air keyboard, which I got working in a previous ubuntu version by adding the following lines to /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-evdev.conf Section "InputClass" Identifier "evdev ...
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Stop ps3 controller from interacting as a keyboard on Ubuntu 16.04

Recently, when I connect my ds3 to my computer, the ds3 have some weird behaviours: -If I press R1 it acts as the "start" key (the one with the windows logo) and takes me out of the game i'm playing. ...
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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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usb problem from no where

I don't know what I did here but my system gives usb errors on a device that is not connected to my computer. I also see in dev/input that js0 is listed but I have no joystick connected? I tried to ...
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How can I pair a wireless DS4 with ubuntu 16.04?

As per subject I'm having trouble pairing DS4 pad with bluetooth. I can see it in the Bluetooth Devices screen, but it appears with a "key" on top and then when I push the PS button, it doesn't pair......
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Generic bluetooth joystick driver/udev rules

This is my first question since I'm less than a week old Ubuntu user. I officially switched from W10 on Friday. I have managed to find answers to all my n00b questions until today when I tried to ...
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jstest is not displaying data in real time

When I connect Sony PS2 controller to my laptop. I see two files in /dev/input/ directory js0 & js1. js0 contains data of axis and js1 contains arrays of buttons. Whereas on my friend's laptop ...
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How to connect more than one PS4 controller via bluetooth?

I'm able to connect 1 controller via bluetooth but I'm unable to connect a second one. When I try to connect the second one it says 'connected' in the Ubuntu settings panel but only one is displayed ...
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xboxdrv to move mouse absolutely

Is it possible to use xbox gamepad and xboxdrv to move the mouse pointer to absolute positions? Especially within a square around the screen's center? thanks.
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Disabling mouse movement from left joystick on PS3 controller?

I installed antimicro, which allows me to configure my PS3 controller (USB plugged). While my left joystick's mappings work as expected, it also moves the mouse, which is the "default" behavior for it ...
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Rudder Pedals generates no input

I have a, in my opinion, strange problem. I am using the Saitek rudder pedals already a long time and they worked as it could be expected. Since some weeks I had to re-plug the pedals to get them ...
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How do I configure a joystick in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have a joystick(img) with device id 0079-0006-DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick I would like use it in my Ubuntu 16.04 system. So I tried to install joystick and jscalbrator to confiure the ...
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Playstation3 controller causes random mouse events on ubuntu 16, how to fix?

OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Recently, when I plug a Playstation 3 controller in I get random mouse events. The mouse becomes uncontrollable until the PS3 controller is unplugged. I can not control the mouse ...
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tlp settings not working

Yesterday I tried to play a game with my joystick and it was being disabled and enabled all the time. To fix that, I've downloaded tlp and added my device ID to the blacklist. Worked like a charm. ...
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Usb joystick detected… and removed

I have a strange issue where my usb joystick is detected properly and then nicely removed by the kernel. dmesg output when inserting the usb connector: [ 2319.770016] usb 1-1.5: new full-speed USB ...
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Why does my joystick keep acting like a mouse?

Why does my my joystick keep acting like a mouse? My joystick is a bluetooth 8BitDo NES 30 Pro.
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How to connect XBOX 360 Wireless on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I'm asking this because of my paranoia. I already know about this question: How do I get an XBOX 360 controller working?, but I want someone to confirm that this is working on 16.04 too. I want to ...
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Bluetooth not working at all after I made some changes to pair with PS3 joystick

I have a "media stuff" computer connected to a TV that I use to play films, music and for gaming. Lately I wanted to use either or both my Wii and PS3 joysticks via the bluetooth provided by 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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ePSXe on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 doesn't seem to recognize correctly D-pad

I'm here with a problem on my boyfriend's pc: I recently installed ePSXe 2.0.5, but we can't play any games because of an error recognizing the joypad; more specifically it doesn't seem to accept the ...
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is possible connect the xbox360 controller to ubuntu without reciver?

i have a question: i have a one controll of PS4 and i connecte it with my laptop ubuntu and it work fine, but i have a cousin and the have a xbox console with two xbox controlls, we try connect them ...
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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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Installing Driver for XBox PowerA Spectra Controller

I've got this controller ("www.bestbuy.com/site/power-a-spectra-controller-for-xbox-one-black/8685189.p?skuId=8685189") that I'm trying to get to work on Ubuntu, but its causing immense trouble. This ...
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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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How can I make a bluetooth joypad that works fine within Ubuntu work with games and emulators?

I have an OUYA bluetooth joypad. It works fine within Ubuntu 16.04, it was a breeze to pair. I can even use it as a mouse within Ubuntu, and JStest sees it and recognizes every button and axis ...
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UDEV to detect bluetooth joystick

Using Ubuntu MATE 16.04 My issue is I have a bluetooth joystick however when it connects, it controls my mouse. More specifically, when I play a game, the cursor goes all over the screen. To fix this ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - XBOX360 USB controller detected, but not listed as joystick

So I'm a pretty fresh Linux user, and as I'm going to travel a bit soon I really wanted to use my wired XBOX 360 controller to play some games on my laptop, but I've been unable to make it work, so I ...
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How can I configure my x-server, that gamepad input prevents screen locking?

The problem is, that if I play with my gamepad (on zsnes which by the way should not matter), I get interrupted by the screenlock after some time, because the input in not coming from the mouse or ...
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Driver for a racing wheel

is there any driver or something for ACME STI Racing Wheel on Ubuntu? Cause I tried playing any racing game on Ubuntu but the game just doesn't work with the Racing Wheel.
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I have a ípega bluetooth controller (PG-9028) , it connects with my pc and is recognized by js-test and evtest but do not send any event to my linux

Evtest show all events and js-test show all buttons and axis but nothings happens if i click in a button, it's like if i had not clicked what to do now?
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Joystick not working as a mouse

I have recently purchased a cyborg v.1 joystick. I have also installed jstest-gtk. When I configure it, it connects to the joystick and interprets the movement, however, I have not been able to use ...
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Use udev to rename devices with same properties

I have two types of gamepad that have the same udev properties. One is a USB NES controller and the other is a USB SNES controller. The udev info is identical for both of them. P: /devices/pci0000:...
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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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XBox Controller blinking

I've connected a XBox Wireless Controller for PC with my ubuntu machine. Everything works fine and all js0-3 devices in /dev/input/ are available. But normally the circle in the middle of the ...
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All joysticks as “DragonRise Inc. Generic USB joystick”

I have two joysticks. Both of them are detected in Ubuntu as "DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick". And their second axis (the right stick) is detected as part of the first axis, and works ...
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Can I get my Super Advantage Controller (SNES controller) to work for more games?

Right now my controller only works for Spelunky Classic (via wine) and I'm trying to get it to work for Spelunky HD aka. Spelunky World. lsusb lists it as Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0e8f:3013 ...
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Logitech F310 Controller isn't mapping correctly

It's not that it's being recognised, when I run lsusb I get the following output$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus ...
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xbox360 gamepad left analog only moves up/down on fps games

When I play fps games on ubuntu, my razer onza xbox360 gamepad controller works as it should except for when I use the left analog stick which only works up/down but it doesn't work left/right. I ...
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How to use joy2key in Ubuntu 14.04 with Binding of Isaac Linux?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have encountered this strange issue with Binding of Isaac and joy2key. The problem is, that I seem not to be able to connect joy2key and Isaac, which were installed ...
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Disable power-off button on NVidia Shield controller (joystick) in Unity

I have an NVidia Shield Controller, that is detected by Ubuntu as a standard joystick. Unity seems to react to some of the special buttons of this controller such as Volume Up, Volume Down and more ...
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Joystick emulator and Wine

Is there a way to emulate a joystick in Ubuntu, i.e. create a device that looks like a joystick but is actually driven from some userspace program? And ideally the device would be recognized by Wine? ...
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Not finding jscalibrator when attempting to install?

Install joystick in Ubuntu 14.10 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install joystick then install jscalibrator sudo apt-get install jscalibrator after last sudo, it doesn't find jscalibrator. ...
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Circumventing MacBook Pro's motion sensor using /dev/input/js0 as a joystick

I'm on a MacBook Pro 8,1 running 14.04 and I've never plugged in any device with a joystick to my laptop. When I was trying to fix an input problem I was having, I checked /dev/input/js0 thinking that ...
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Gamepad and steering wheel have stopped working

I've just set them up to work properly, and after one reboot they literally vanished. Evtest doesn't see them anymore, jstest-gtk is blind too, but lsusb sees them. The devices are Xbox 360 wired ...
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Computer does not detect Game Controller Input

I have tried using PS3, PS4, and Xbox360 controllers to play games on my Ubuntu system that is running XFCE with no luck. In every case, the controller is detected and registers as the type of ...