Configure Xbox Controller on your Ubuntu/Linux Mint

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More and more games available for our favorite operating system. That is why we present a way to use the Xbox 360 controller comfortable in Linux.
Since Steam made ​​his move to launch and enhance your platform for Linux , many players who’ve found happiness. Now, what better way to test your favorite games on the computer that comfortable using your Xbox 360 controller?

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Although in most distributions is available xpad kernel driver , today we present a considered superior alternative due to its wide range of device support and the amount of configuration options it offers, it is Xboxdrv .

Xboxdrv is a driver for the controls of Xbox and Xbox 360 on Linux. It supports Xbox controllers and controls both USB and wireless Xbox 360, both original and third. It also has support for Xbox 360 guitar and some dancemats Xbox.


Ente controller provides more control over the overall performance of the control, configuration, sensitivity and button assignments among other features that make it an excellent candidate to test and experiment. Toso is to use the Xbox 360 in Linux.

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How do I install it?

Ubuntu is available in two ways. The first is via Universe . It is installed as follows:
$ Sudo apt-get install xboxdrv
The second is via PPA packaging dedicated and user Rael GC . Your package solves many of the problems reported in the original controller; I try to use Ubuntu with this option. It is available for versions of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 13.10 and 14.04 LTS Elementary and derivatives such as OS and Linux Mint. To add the PPA and install the package should just open a terminal and run the following:
$ Sudo apt-add-repository ppa: rael-gc / ubuntu-xboxdrv
$ Sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-xboxdrv
Adding PPA repositories and install the package. After installation you may need to restart your computer to make sure the new driver overrides the default used to be. To adjust some settings you can go to paneljoystick or command in the Software Center.
Similarly, you can install on Arch Linux via AUR . We just have to execute the following:
$ Yaourt-S xboxdrv
You can also install on Debian which has its Xboxdrv packages . For this just run:
# Aptitude install xboxdrv
Finally we leave the packages for Fedora . To install, do:
# Yum install xboxdrv
For more information or to report problems see page GitHub project. Play!
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>> Available for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17/13/and other related Ubuntu derivatives
To install Xbox Configuration Module in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:
Terminal Commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rael-gc/ubuntu-xboxdrv
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-xboxdrv
sudo service xboxdrv restart
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