Xbox 360 Controller FAIL

Questions about hardware and drivers
Forum rules
Before you post please read how to get help

Xbox 360 Controller FAIL

Postby Phenom2122 on Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:35 am

I hope that someone could kindly please assist me with getting my Wired Xbox 360 Controller to work with Linux Mint 1.7 Debian Edition. I have googled and googled for this but sometimes google can be useless. The only results I seem to ever come up with are for the wireless controller, for Dumbuntu or for the standard edition of Mint.
I followed these instructions previously:

I installed Xboxdrv from the Software Manager.

Then via Terminal I installed these:
Code: Select all
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends jstest* joystick

And did this:
Code: Select all
echo "blacklist xpad" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf

I also tried unloading the xpad module but it was never loaded in the first place.

Xboxdrv claims there is no controller connected and jstest picks up absolutely nothing either.
I tried 'lsusb', there is no sign of it there either. However, the controller is plugged in with its light constantly flashing on and off. I know for a fact the controller is working, it works fine in Windows. And somewhere along the line while trying out Dumbuntu I managed to get jstest to pick it up (but not detecting any presses).

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am wanting to abandon Windows altogether so there is a lot I need to set up. But it would be nice to have my controller working for those moments that I just need to take a break for a while..
User avatar
Phenom2122
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri Jul 11, 2014 7:32 am
Location: South Africa

Linux Mint is funded by ads and donations.
 

Return to Hardware Support

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 6 guests