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Old 02-23-2009, 11:34 PM   #1
devinmcelheran
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Joypad to Control Mouse Getting


is it possible to get a joypad to control the mouse? just to use one of the analog sticks to control it, and a couple of buttons for the left/right click? Any information is appreciated.

NOTE: this is just playing around, so it's not a big deal if I can't get it to work.
 
Old 02-24-2009, 01:30 AM   #2
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There is a recent thread about using a gamepad to generate keyboard input (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-input-706963/). Not exactly what you want, but similar enough to make it worth looking at. So far it needs X11 development libs installed, as it seems.

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