Sixaxis PlayStation 3 Controller (Game Pad, USB, Bluetooth)

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Sixaxis PlayStation 3 Controller (Game Pad, USB, Bluetooth)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 13/11/2016 21:15

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Sixaxis PlayStation 3 Controller is a game controller which can be used as a input device via Bluetooth. The device can also be connected via USB for charging and then shows up with the USB ID 054c:0268

Bus 001 Device 003: ID 054c:0268 Sony Corp. Batoh Device / PlayStation 3 Controller

It is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

usb 1-1.2: new full-speed USB device number 3 using ehci-pci
usb 1-1.2: New USB device found, idVendor=054c, idProduct=0268
usb 1-1.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
usb 1-1.2: Product: PLAYSTATION(R)3 Controller
usb 1-1.2: Manufacturer: Sony
sony 0003:054C:0268.0004: Fixing up Sony Sixaxis report descriptor
input: Sony PLAYSTATION(R)3 Controller as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1a.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.2/1-1.2:1.0/input/input14
sony 0003:054C:0268.0004: input,hiddev0,hidraw1: USB HID v1.11 Joystick [Sony PLAYSTATION(R)3 Controller] on usb-0000:00:1a.0-1.2/input0

Please let us know in the comment area how this Game Pad can be used under Linux.


Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
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Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS 3.13.0-101-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 3 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 3 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 3 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 3 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 3 out of 5 29/10/2016

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