GIMX: Tool Control PlayStation 3 Console using Ubuntu

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GIMX Tool Control PlayStation 3 Console using Ubuntu GIMX: Tool Control PlayStation 3 Console using Ubuntu

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.

gimx configure GIMX: Tool Control PlayStation 3 Console using Ubuntu

For more information about GIMX, you can visit web page developer GIMX @ GIMX development repository
For more complete how to install and configure GIMX, you can see @ forum gimx

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