How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

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How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by Sykal » Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:29 pm

Hi! I just bought one of the new xbox one controllers because I heard that they have bluetooth and the Linux kernel supports it natively. I am having trouble connecting it through my USB bluetooth dongle. It is a bluetooth 4.0 dongle and I have been able to connect the Wii U Pro controller on mint just fine. I have tried using a USB cable to help synch it but it has not worked. It works just fine in Win 10. Anyone knows what could be the problem?
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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by trytip » Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:47 pm

use a usb cable or install xboxdrv in synaptic. maybe tha will work
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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by Zsuark » Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:22 pm

Heya...

How did it go? Any updates on this? I just got an Xbox One controller too... (Maybe I should take it back for an exchange)

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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by acejavelin » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:29 pm

Zsuark wrote:Heya...

How did it go? Any updates on this? I just got an Xbox One controller too... (Maybe I should take it back for an exchange)
Just plug it in via USB and go, works out of the box with no changes. Have not tried via BT as I do not have one with BT (only the "new" ones have BT).

I still carry a Xbox 360 wired controller in my work bag though, it seems to have less glitches, but both work.
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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by AmericanPi » Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:49 pm

acejavelin wrote: Just plug it in via USB and go, works out of the box with no changes. Have not tried via BT as I do not have one with BT (only the "new" ones have BT).
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_depending on whether this works when I get home....

Anyone have any success connecting the Xbox1 ctrl over BlueTooth?

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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by AmericanPi » Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:51 pm

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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by ugly » Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:43 pm

I don't have the Bluetooth version, but I've been following a couple threads on working for the PC wireless adapter driver. A few people mentioned that they got the Bluetooth version controller working.

Check out these links:
https://github.com/paroj/xpad/issues/14

https://github.com/360Controller/360Con ... issues/291

In particular, this post:
https://github.com/paroj/xpad/issues/14 ... -249609916

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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by flodo » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:05 am

What you heard is only half of the truth, I fear.
I had to learn it the hard way too, finally I wrote a linux driver myself, give it a try:
https://github.com/atar-axis/xpadneo

edit: Oops, sorry and RIP

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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by nioman » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:39 am

flodo wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:05 am
What you heard is only half of the truth, I fear.
I had to learn it the hard way too, finally I wrote a linux driver myself, give it a try:
https://github.com/atar-axis/xpadneo

edit: Oops, sorry and RIP
Holy cow! I have been struggling with my controller for days! The only distro it has worked on so far was steamos. On Mint I had to pair the controller again each time I wanted to use it. Your driver works like a dream!

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Re: How to setup the Xbox One controller on Linux Mint

Post by steocullen91 » Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:44 am

When I plug my Xbox One controller in (the S model I got with my Xbox One X) it works and picks up as xinput, but when using Wine, the games are picking up that I'm holding RT and the mapping for the sticks and back/start buttons are messed up. What's the easiest way to fix this? I never got it to work on xboxdrv and just left it on xpad. I've tried xpadneo and that way it gets picked up on Bluetooth, but then I can't get anything to pick it up as xinput.
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