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Is it possible to merge two (or more) joysticks into one virtual one?

With a more powerful graphics adapter comes the luxury of playing games in Linux (mostly using Lutris/Wine). I have the classical bundle of CH Products joystick (Fighterstick, Pro Throttle and Pro ...
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Mimic physical usb HID joystick input with Software GUI

I have a program that takes input from a physical USB HID joystick controller. I want to create a software GUI that takes the place of that controller and have it operate identically (still send all ...
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test evdev-joystick calibration

I want to calibrate a joystick (custom hardware) with no buttons and only one axis (Z). I used evtest to read the movement range i.e. min/max values and the centre (the point where the joystick rests),...
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XBox One controller (USB) is detected, but sends no input events

I have a recently purchased X Box One wired controller, which I would like to have available on Linux. When I plug it in, it is detected, and does show up as /dev/input/js1. (/dev/input/js0 is my ...
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Trick a window that it has focus in kde

Is it possible to make a window believe that it has a focus while it has not? My use case description: I am playing a game named Detroit Become Human. I am playing with gamepad. The game is actually ...
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How can I stop my controller from moving my (mouse) pointer?

I'm using antix17, based on Debian. I'm using lightdm with the kde greeter, IceWM for window manager, and x display server. My controller is a PS2 knock off, I'm connecting it to the PC with a USB ...
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Force PS3 clone arcade gamepad to be hid generic

I have a NETWAY GAMING ARCADE FIGHTER PS3/PC. This device works fine under windows and also does on recalbox 4.1, but does not in any current linux that I have tried. I have tried to recompile hid-...
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Help with usb Joystick

My joystick does not send any input to my computer regardless it being recognized by the system. As a additional information it begins to send input if i boot windows then reboot to Manjaro. Someone ...
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Where is code for Switch Pro bluetooth joystick handling in linux kernel?

I want to try to implement gyro feature for Switch Pro joystick. For now it works, but no gyro input is supported, so it's implemented somewhere. However, I can't find where that code is, while ...
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Reassign Joystick path

So, I have a 'Wacom_Co._Ltd._Cintiq_13HD_Touch_Tablet'. The kernel thinks it is a joystick, so /dev/input/js0 gets assigned to this. Now I want to play a game, and it is (understandably) looking for ...
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Gamepad axis getting constant events

I recently purchased a "Playmax Thunder Pad" USB gamepad, presuming it would be plug-and-play with linux (as gamepads tend to be), and much to my delight I have found that everything works correctly......
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Rename droidmote linux gamepad

I'm using the Droidmote Android app to use my tablet as a gamepad for my odroid c2 (similar to raspberry pi but uses arm64 architecture.) running debian jessie. I intend to use 2 Android devices for a ...
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accelerometer + screen rotation on non-touchscreen laptop?

I've recently got a non-touchscreen hp laptop with a hdd accelerometer. After upgrading it to Debian testing I noticed that whenever I tilt my laptop upwards past +45 deg, the screen rotates upside ...
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Emulate joystick input via numeric input

I have an arduino which gives me numbers from a potentiometer (300-600), device /dev/ttyACM0 baudrate 9600. I want to use these numbers as a 1-axis joystick. My system is archlinux and X-...
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usb Joystick Detected, but registers no input

I have two Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.7 systems, each running kernel 2.6.32-573.7.1.el6.x86_64 The same overall packages/configuration are applied to both, and I have installed kmod-joydev from the ...
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How to force evdev API instead Joystick legacy API?

Steam has support only evdev driver when using joystick, so I have a cool wii u "usb adapter" and 2 gamecube controllers working OK in steam thanks to the "wii-u-gc-adapter" tool. I also have 2 ...
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Help with udev rules my Keyboard thinks it's a Joystick

I'm running Archlinux and I have a weird problem my "Microsoft Wired Keyboard 600" gets picked up as a Joystick and a Keyboard for some reason. Note: Output trimmed ─$ xinput list Virtual core ...
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What does the xpad kernel module provide? (And what would I lose by disabling it?)

Backstory I wanted to use xbox controller for some steam-on-wine games. I found xboxdrv which claims to make xbox controller work for wine programs. When I run $sudo xboxdrv I get: xboxdrv 0.8.5 - ...
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Mapping two joysticks with Xorg

I already managed to map the input of a joystick to keyboard inputs by writing a file in my xorg.conf.d/ directory (the file is named 51-joystick.conf). Now I would like to map the inputs of a second ...
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How can you run a script triggered by a joystick input?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian to power my arcade cabinet. I want to shut the Pi down using the sudo poweroff command without using the keyboard. I'm thinking the best way would be to ...
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Are there any command line utilities that can capture joystick button presses?

Here's my situation: I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian installed on it. I also have RetroArch installed and a simple USB gamepad hooked up. Everything works fine, but I wanted to set it up so that ...
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joystick as a mouse with Fedora

I would like to use a joystick as a mouse with Fedora 12. I tried js2mouse but didn't work. Is there another solution? How should I configure the system?
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