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Detect gamepads and show reads its state on Linux

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This is a Python script that detects gamepads and shows their state on Linux.


  • python3
  • urwid
  • pyudev
  • evdev
  • sdl2

Dependencies can be installed on Ubuntu manually:

$ sudo apt-get install python-urwid python-pyudev python-evdev python-sdl2

If gamepadinfo is being installed via pip then dependencies will be installed automatically.

Installing and Running

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From source repository

Installing and running from source code repository goes as follows:

$ git clone
$ cd gamepadinfo/
$ ./

Via pip

Installing and running using pip goes as follows:

$ pip install gamepadinfo
$ gamepadinfo

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