GIMX (Game Input MultipleXer) is application that allows users to control PlayStation 3 console using the mouse, keyboard, or joystick. This application will connect to the PlayStation 3 via Bluetooth, Bluetooth dongle, or USB adapter.
So, through such devices GIMX will help send a keyboard, mouse and joystick into PlayStation 3 console to control it.
It currently GIMX only works with the PlayStation 3 console, but developer of this application has stated that Xbox 360 will be soon compatible with GIMX
Lets follow guide How to install GIMX in ubuntu.
How to install GIMX in ubuntu
- Open terminal, install dependency package GIMX.
sudo apt-get install libwxgtk2.8-0 libwxbase2.8-0
- Download and install GIMX Package with these command
wget -O sixemu0.25-1-i386.deb http://goo.gl/tlFXz sudo dpkg -i sixemu_0.25-1_i386.deb
this package for ubuntu 32bit, if your using ubuntu 64bit download and install this package
wget -O sixemu0.25-1-64bit.deb http://goo.gl/kA1qi sudo dpkg -i sixemu0.25-1-64bit.deb
- See video installation guide GIMX in ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot
If install process is finished open App gimx GIMX, if you using Gnome Shell Desktop search for GIMX and select which type of connection you prefer to establish.