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Configure Input asks for too few buttons (no x, y, analog, etc)

  • Hi!

    I'm setting up a fresh RetroPie on an Ubuntu 20.04 machine, installed from source.

    RetroPie version is 4.6.1
    Emulation Station version is V2.0.1A
    HW is an Intel NUC NUC8i7BEH2 (so processor is x86)

    Whenever I start the Configure Input action (either automatically or manually), it correctly detects and identifies my two controllers (an XBox 360 gamepad and a USB gamepad). But when it asks for buttons to configure, it asks for too few of them.

    I only get asked for UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, A, B, START, SELECT, PAGE UP and PAGE DOWN, and I get no option for configuring Y, B, ANALOGs or LEFT/RIGHT triggers.

    Any ideas on what to look for?

    Thanks in advance,


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    @borralleira said in Configure Input asks for too few buttons (no x, y, analog, etc):

    Emulation Station version is V2.0.1A

    This is not the RetroPie version of EmulationStation, but the old upstream version. Remove the emulationstation package that - I think - you installed from the Ubuntu repositories and then re-install EmulationStation from the RetroPie-Setup script.

  • It was that indeed. Sorry, I had forgotten that I had a previous emulationstation (yes, from Ubuntu repos) install in the machine. I just re-installed the machine, and got everything from the RetroPie-Setup script this time. It works like a charm!

    Thanks a lot for you help!

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