Ubuntu – How to use a ps3 Sixaxis controller with Ubuntu to control games


How do I use a PS3 controller with Ubuntu.

Best Answer

You should use sixad/QtSixA http://qtsixa.sourceforge.net/ . Just install from the repo and pair with sixpair while the sixaxis is connected with usb, and then connect with Bluetooth by pressing the PS button.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:falk-t-j/qtsixa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qtsixa

Connect with USB


Disconnect sixaxis from USB

sixad -s

press PS button to connect over bluetooth

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