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Old 04-29-2005, 12:32 PM   #1
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Supported Joystick Listing


Is there a listing anyplace for joysticks that are known to work well with Linux (something like the listings for soundcards and other hardware devices)?

I'm playing my old-time favorite arcade games in xmame on the keyboard and it's getting cumbersome. I'd like to add a joystick and maybe a trackball (for Missle Command, Millipede, and Tempest!!!!) to my system. This is just the beginning of the adventure. : )


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Old 04-29-2005, 09:45 PM   #2
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I bought a genreic walmart usb gamepad works for me. You need the joydev module loaded. game port joysticks might be trickyer. I had a ms sidewinder gameport joystick took awhile to get working a few searches of google fixed that.
Old 04-29-2005, 09:49 PM   #3
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Maybe this will help:
Old 04-30-2005, 12:28 PM   #4
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