How to get Atari fight stick working on Mint 19.3

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uchoward
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How to get Atari fight stick working on Mint 19.3

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Hi folks , I have a Dell Precision T3600 tower running Mint 19.3 . I just recently purchased the new Atari Fight Stsick with trackball (its almost like the X-Arcade controller with trackball). I recently just downloaded Retropie to mainly play Mame games ( I had Mame on my Windows machine many years ago using keyboard for controller) The fight stick uses a xm-10 USB controller . I'm very new to the Retropie world , when I start it up, it doesn't recognise any controllers when I have fight stick connected. Will appreciate all help and advise to get this working.
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Re: How to get Atari fight stick working on Mint 19.3

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No experience with retropie, but "if" you are only playing MAME games you don't need it. Your just adding extra layers of complexity.

Did you try the answer you got on retropie.org ?
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Re: How to get Atari fight stick working on Mint 19.3

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apt install jstest-gtk then use properties in it to see if your controller is responding. if indeed you get a response from it, then it's up to you to configure it to work with your game.
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