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  • crixd
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    Just got my Pi home and installed RetroPie via the SD Card method.

    I have followed this guide: http://zsprawl.com/iOS/2014/06/playing-old-skool-games-on-a-raspberry-pi/

    It was going smooth, until I had to configure my gamepad.

    The problem arises with this codeline:

    cd ~/RetroPie/emulators/RetroArch/installdir/bin
    ./retroarch-joyconfig -j 1 >> ~/RetroPie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg

    I know that the new release has moved the config into /opt, but I cannot use the -j 1 prefix, and I can only use this line ./retroarch-joyconfig but not the rest.

    Does anybody know how to fix this? As I am quite a linux newbie and got no clue.

    Thanks! :)

    tafazzi87
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    i’ve use ./retroarch-joyconfig without option -j and it works…sincerely i don’t know what -j option do

    crixd
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    I have configured the gamepad using these lines:

    cd /opt/retropie/emulators/RetroArch/installdir/bin
    Then I used the ./retroarch-joyconfig and mapped the controller.

    After that I am stuck, I can find the .cfg but I do not know what to do.

    I tried skipping the step and tried to play a game, but it still does not work – The gamepad works fine in EmulationStation btw.

    tafazzi87
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    you have to do

    
    cd /opt/retropie/emulators/RetroArch/installdir/bin
    ./retroarch-joyconfig >> /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg
    

    after you’ve set your controller…

    crixd
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    Stupid me.. I thought I had to split the line up.

    It did the trick – Thanks! :)

    crixd
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    How can I edit the .cfg file?

    I tried to locate it on WinSCP, but it seems it is hidden?

    tafazzi87
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    from terminal

    
    sudo nano /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg
    

    after you have modify, for save press Ctrl+O (O not zero :D ) and press Enter, to exit from editor press Ctrl+X

    crixd
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    You Sir, are a gentleman and a scholar!

    Thanks! :)

    tafazzi87
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    thanks, it’s a pleasure ;)

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