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Old 01-11-2011, 05:17 PM   #1
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how do i get a ps3 controller to work in ubuntu


i have a ps3 controller that i would like to use with the emulator software that i have found for linux. i hear that game pads have worked in linux before but i found nothing that explains on how to do this. i don't want to use it wirelessly though i want to use it via usb thanks for the help
 
Old 01-11-2011, 10:18 PM   #2
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The PS3 controller should be detected as a standard USB game pad under Linux kernel 2.6.21 or higher. If you are using an older kernel, you would need to patch the HID driver.
 
Old 01-12-2011, 07:51 AM   #3
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i got it working with psxlinux (the linux version of psxfin) but what if i want to go two player is that possible or no
 
Old 01-12-2011, 08:06 AM   #4
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With a second controller theres no reason it shouldn't be.

I use a wired PS3 controller for pSX, which is another playstation emulator for linux.
 
Old 01-12-2011, 02:07 PM   #5
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i was using that too but how do you get the second player controller since it doesn't come up in the emulator when you plug it in or press the playstation button in the middle of the controller
 
  


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