Joystick weirdness /dev/input/js0. AKA a bumbling tale of an amateur Ubuntu user

I'm not really having any huge problems, but thought I'd post anyway in the hope that somebody can tell me what on earth is going on, or if anybody else has had similar problems maybe what I managed to randomly find out could help. I'm a complete Ubuntu amateur so it wouldn't surprise me if somebody ...

Ubuntu XBox 360 Controller issues - no /dev/input/js0

Hi, I've been trying to configure a USB XBox 360 controller. So far I have compiled and installed the xpad.ko module, and modprobe'd it to add it to the kernel.Everything seems to be ok except that there is no /dev/input/js0 coming up for the device.kalin@barn:~ $ modprobe -l | grep xpad/lib/modules ...

Ubuntu How to set joystick device path /dev/input/js0

I have a Logitech Dual Action Gamepad. It is working great with stella, tuxnes, zsnes, and supertux. I had to set the path to /dev/input/js0 in supertux using a command line argument and in tuxnes using GTuxNES. I have installed lxdoom and it works great, but it is looking for the joystick at /dev/j ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/js0 what kind of file is it?

I searched a bit and I've founded that /dev/input entries are managed by udev but what kind of file are they? And how can they be read? ...

Ubuntu Snes9express help--Creating a script to link /dev/jso to /dev/input/jso

First, just let me say that I am amazed by the number of people willing to assist those with less experience in ubuntu. Thanks!On to my question:I've gotten snes9express installed, and it runs fine. My only problem is that I have to manually create a link from /dev/jso to /dev/input/js0 (found this ...

Ubuntu resetting /dev/input/jsx

I'm using Logitech Joysticks which are working fine but for this problem. First one connected gets assigned to /dev/input/js0, second one to /dev/input/js1, so on so forth.I use qjoypad custom map the keys to keyboard inputs. input from /dev/input/js0 has one map, /dev/input/js1 another.Say I discon ...

Ubuntu Linking /dev/input/js to /dev/js - how to keep it?

I noticed that in some cases wine is looking for /dev/js0 and not ableto find a joystick device from /dev/input/js0 - solution make a softlink to the device node under /dev. Now it disappears after a reboot - how can I make it permanent? ...

Touchscreen input device not appearing in /dev/input

I am trying to integrate my TSC2046 device on AT91RM9200 based board.I enabled ADS7846 touchscreen driver because these two are essentially the same device. My device gets recognized too, but I don't see the device under /dev/input/event0 though the device information appears under sysfs:# cd /sys/c ...

Getting a USB device (touch screen here) to be recognized under /dev/input/

I have a Debian Linux (with kernel 2.4.27-2 ) and when I plug in my 3M CT150 LCD touch screen ( http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3...onitors/CT150/ ) via USB, I see these messages in dmesg : hub.c: new USB device 00:10.0-2, assigned address 5usb.c: USB device 5 (vend/prod 0x596/0x1) is not claimed ...

Problems Disabling an Input button

I'm having problems disabling an input button via JavaScript on my html form.I'm using the following tag to create an html button with a specified image to display on my html form:<input name="postButton" type="image" src="./Post.jpg" onClick="savePost()" d ...

USB mouse loaded but no /dev/input/mice output

I've been trying to beat this all afternoon, googling all over the place... I need some help now.I'm running a gentoo with 3 usb devices; my wireless intellimouse explorer, a pen drive and a casio ex-s100 digital camera.Until yesterday, only the mouse worked, I wasn't getting any dmesg / log feedbac ...

Missing Mouse Information in /dev/input/mice

Out of curiosity I was trying to figure out what format mouse data comes into a linux system as. I found from a little reading that the data comes in on the character device /dev/input/mice. Examining this device with xxd (a command line hex dump program) I can see the patterns for X and Y movement ...

No output from cat /dev/input/mouse

I`m writing a program to read data from a USB mouse.In order to do that, I need to specify the correct device path for the mouse.Now although my mouse is working fine and i get the correct mouse movement,I am not getting any output from "cat /device/input/mouse1" on the consolewhen i move ...

New kernel gives the message: /dev/input/event0 "No such device"

I compiled a new kernel using my last menuconfig for 2.6.10-rc2, in order to use new VDR software with my DVB card. The new 2.6.14-rc2 kernel boots up fine, and everything except VDR seems to be OK, but VDR won't start.I see a flash on the TV sreen early in the boot process, which seems to indicate ...

/dev/input/event0: no such device

i'm trying to configure tslib in a embedded kit (FriendlyARM mini2440). I've compiled the kernel (2.6.32.2) and the libraries using Buildroot. But when I tried to use any of the tslib apps, it says that it isn't a device...My /dev/input folder has: event0, event1, event2, event3, mice, mouse0, mouse ...

Ubuntu IR receiver works like keyboard, but does not create /dev/input/ entries & symlinks

I am having problems getting the IR remote of my Hauppauge WinTV USB2 to work with lirc. The problem is that no links are created under /dev/input, so I cannot tell lirc where to listen.However, the IR receiver seems to work as keypresses on the remote are interpreted as keyboard input in a terminal ...

Ubuntu No output from cat /dev/input/mouse1

I`m writing a program to read data from a USB mouse.In order to do that, I need to specify the correct device path for the mouse.Now although my mouse is working fine and i get the correct mouse movement,I am not getting any output from "cat /device/input/mouse1" on the consolewhen i move ...

Ubuntu No events in /dev/input/event* when in gnome session

I'm trying to view events on any input device in /dev/input, such as:sudo cat /dev/input/event8When in a gnome session no events are logged to these devices. If I switch to a terminal ( CTRL + ALT + F1, not a term emulator like gnome-terminal) then the events are logged to the device nodes in /dev/i ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/wacom isn't built with packages or source

On Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" (I know that there are newer versions, but I have problems with updating to new versions), I have tried installing Linux-wacom several ways-- using xserver-xorg-input-wacom, wacom-tools, compiling from source-- and every time, I get a wacom_drv.so and other componen ...

Ubuntu Starting g15daemon: .../dev/input/uinput not found ...

I'm having alot of diffuculty with g15daemon since i installed it for using the wireless logitechThe following error message is one i get consistently when installing other programs:Starting g15daemon: .../dev/input/uinput not found ...Any ideas how to fix this? ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/elo missing

I've tried to install the EvoTouch USB drivers, but when i try to use the ./cpl command its saying that the drivers arent loaded correctly.I tried this installation about 3 times now, and im still missing this file.When i install the serial driver (not needed for me though) it puts and file elo_srl ...

Ubuntu IR transmitter no detection in /dev/input

I'm a French user, so my English is not very very good :DLike says in the title, I've got a problem with my IR transmitter of my Haupauge 1100 card (saa7134 chipset).In all documentation I've found on the Internet, it's says to go in the /dev/input and do a "cat" on all event file to find ...

Ubuntu lirc / bttv /dev/input/event6 goes berserk

I was trying to make my AverMedia TVPhone 98 card's IR receiver work by tring to install lirc according to various online documentation pages - but at the end I ended up with the /dev/input/event6 device that is associated with the IR receiver going berserk - and continously dumping keyboard input o ...

Ubuntu Aiptek tablet appears as a mouse in /dev/input

I'm trying to get my Aiptek tablet going using the only guide that seems to exist at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AiptekTablet .This hasn't been updated for Jaunty, but I followed the Intrepid instructions. I have xserver-xorg-input-aiptek and wacom-tools installed. Trouble is, the tablet still ...

Ubuntu No output from cat /dev/input/mouse1

I`m writing a program to read data from a USB mouse.In order to do that, I need to specify the correct device path for the mouse.Now although my mouse is working fine and i get the correct mouse movement,I am not getting any output from "cat /device/input/mouse1" on the consolewhen i move ...

Ubuntu usb input devices and assigning dev/input/event

I finally got my wacom tablet working on my old system by changing the values "dev/wacom" to "/dev/input/event3" in xorg.confI tried this on my laptop but have run in to a problem. The laptop has 4 usb ports, and being a laptop I tend to be removing adding a lot of usb devices. T ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/wacom

OpenOffice froze and I had to do a hard shutdown of Kubuntu. Ever since, I've seen the following errors when I try to start KDE (Ubuntu boots to the command line fine):(EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/input/wacomNo such file or directory.Error opening /dev/input/wacom : No such file or d ...

Ubuntu Touch screen almost works on /dev/input/event*

Howdy all, Please don't let the long post scare you off. I'll cut straight to my question:Is there a canonical procedure for configuring a generic touch screen using /dev/input/event* in Ubuntu?Hopefully I'm missing something simple, but I've already invested a few solid hours scouring Google result ...

Ubuntu Random switching between /dev/input/mouse0, /dev/input/mouse1, and /dev/input/mouse2?

I'm running Dapper/kubuntu on a Dell Inspiron 9300 with the 2.6.15-25-686 #1 SMP PREEMPT kernel. I have my touchpad totally disabled (see this thread for details: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=773117&postcount=1) (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=773117&postcount=1%29), and I' ...

Ubuntu help with /dev/input/ & xorg.conf

i have a laptop, so my usb logitech mouse sometimes is connected and sometimes isnt.anyway i setup in xorg.conf so it will use the "evdev" module which works great.my problem - the number of the /dev/input/event keeps changing! now i thought i solved it with putting in /etc/udev/rules.d/20 ...

Ubuntu (EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/input/mice

I'm newish to Linux, and completely new to these forums - apologies if I'm posting this in the wrong place...I installed Breezy on my laptop (Acer Aspire 1360) a couple of weeks ago (from a CD made a couple of weeks before that), & until yesterday it was working perfectly. The last thing I did w ...

Ubuntu Remote-Control on /dev/input/eventX (Hauppauge,inputlirc)

Hallo,After long time of experimenting with LIRC i finally got the Remote Control of my Hauppauge TV-Card working. But sadly not the way I want it.I had to use the program "inputlirc" and at least it is now possible to assign some keys on the remote to do something (via lircrc).But the Pro ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/event* changing.

I'm using an eGalax touchscreen with both dapper and edgy. The kernel modules supplied (touchkitusb for dapper and usbtouchscreen for edgy) both work well, and I've been using the evtouch xorg touchscreen driver from http://stz-softwaretechnik.com/~ke/touchscreen/evtouch.html to calibrate the screen ...

Ubuntu Mouse keeps shifting from /dev/input/mouse0 to mouse1

I'm having this kind of problem since July, but now it's really starting to stress me.In order to make my mouse, touchpad and pen tablet work together at the same time, I had to rearrange my xorg configuration in the following way (I'm reporting only the relevant bit):Section "InputDevice" ...

Ubuntu Dev/Input/Mice does not exist, X will not start

After upgrading from 5.10 to 6.06, I rebooted my computer. It would not start x, saying it couldn't find module nvidia and GLcore. I switched nvidia to nv and commented out the GLcore line, but now It will not start because it can't find my mouse. I checked, and the input folder does not exist. Neit ...

Ubuntu Unable to open files list for package 'x11proto-render-dev': Input output error

I have seen several posts about this and very similar problems, but no real answers. I hope someone can help soon as I really don't want to go back to windows.I use Gusty Gibbon and get this message (Unable to open files list for package 'x11proto-render-dev': Input output error) every time I try to ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/mice not created - what package to re-install.

on a machine (i386) which I try to upgrade from debian sid to breezy (yeah, don't! It's not mine and I wanted to spare the personal re-configuration...) the device /dev/input/mice is not created and therefore the xserver dies.I'm currently using /dev/.static/dev/input/mice and it's working, but that ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/event0 "No such device" with new kernel

I;ve been running VDR on Ubuntu and a vanilla 2.6.10-rc2 kernel for about a year. New VDR software needs the new 2.6.14-rc2 kernel, but when I installed and booted into it, VDR gives the "/dev/input/event0 "No such device" on the TV screen, and the floppy drive tries to mount. The dri ...

Ubuntu assigning input device numbers 'X' in /dev/input/eventX

I'm using 32-bit version of Ubuntu with AMD64 3000+ processor and am having trouble getting the IR remote that came with my TV capture card, to work. The capture card/remote "just works" and I use lirc with the following options in /etc/hardware.conf:LIRCD_ARGS="-H dev/input -d /dev/i ...

Ubuntu Lirc with dev/input/eventX too 'trigger-happy', how can I reduce this?

guys, i have a problem with lirc in Mythbuntu 10.10 x64 with Mythtv 0.24 selected via the autobuilds: i've finally managed to get it configured correctly via /dev/input/eventX, but its too 'trigger-happy'. in irw and everything else that uses the remote, at the very least if i press the button once, ...

Ubuntu Replace /dev/input/event6 kbd handler for scanner

I have two scanners, one a barcode scanner and one a RFID scanner. They both work through the 'fake being a keyboard' input manner. I want to replace this with the ability to have a script listen or be called when an input event happens with either of the scanners. And a while(1){} loop won't work b ...

Ubuntu /dev/input/eventX

I'm reading & writing device input directly from/to /dev/input/eventX.I got it working with the keyboard, and the USB mouse.However, it seems I'm not able to read/write events from/to the Touchpad, because I don't find the event file of Touchpad...(BTW: the touchpad works fine so far)Can anybody ...

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Is there any attributes I can apply to a self created CSS class to disable a text input? I'd like to be able to actively change whether it is disabled or enabled based on user inputs throughout my form. However, I'm unable to find any combination that will allow me to actually disable the text input ...

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basically how do i disable mouse input so there is no curser at all? ...

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i'm using the CScrollBar as an indicator for time.I don't want the user to move the thumb as this is done by the application.Is there any way i could disable the thumb from user input, so it cannot not be dragged. ...

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i have two image gifs - A and B that act as submit buttonsin the beginning i want A to be enabled and B to be disabled.then after A is clicked, I want B to be enabled. also, is it possible to have a message pop up if the user clicks B while it is disabled? any help appreciated. ...

Ubuntu Joypad not showing up in /dev/input/

I have had the joypad working before, in both Ubuntu and Windows XP. I don't remember how long ago it was, though. Probably before I updated to Intrepid. I read about loosing all joystick support when upgrading, but I also read that it had been fixed. Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu Disabling a device input?

Is it possible to disable a device input? For some reason Ubuntu thinks my keyboard is doubling as a joystick and it tends to mess about with some of my games.So is it possible to disable for instance /dev/input/js0 entirely? ...

Ubuntu bcm5974 not working with xf86-input-multitouch on MacBoock Pro 5,5

I'm trying to get the xf86-input-multitouch driver to work on Ubuntu 11.04, but it's not working. I have installed the bcm5974-dkms and xf86-input-multitouch packages from the mactel ppa. Upon inspecting the log I found this line:[ 8.530] (EE) multitouch: cannot configure deviceHowever I cannot find ...

Ubuntu Joystick Detected, js0 appears but unresponsive.

guys. I've setup MAME and was excited to plug in my Mad Catz Street Fighter 4 Tournament Edition Joystick and it worked! I mapped the buttons in MAME, played a few games, unplugged the joystick and went to bed.The next morning, I plugged in the joystick but it was unresponsive. I checked if it was d ...