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How to set startup options?

Postby MarisaG » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:18 am

How do I set the default joystick and starting location in the Ubuntu version? Everytime I start Flightgear it uses the wrong joystick, and I have to manually choose the proper stick. And I start in a different airport than where I left off. Any way to change that?
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Re: How to set startup options?

Postby Hooray » Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:59 am

Are you using a/the GUI launcher, or just the command line ?

In general, I'd suggest to check out the following docs:

http://wiki.flightgear.org/Command_line_options
http://wiki.flightgear.org/Fgfsrc
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Re: How to set startup options?

Postby MarisaG » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:50 am

i'm using the gui launcher. I'll take a look at those links...
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Re: How to set startup options?

Postby Johan G » Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:45 am

MarisaG wrote in Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:18 am:Everytime I start Flightgear it uses the wrong joystick, and I have to manually choose the proper stick.

The joystick configuration files have <name> tags that FlightGear matches to the name that the device reports through the USB interface. The name a device reports can vary with hardware and software revisions, and sometimes even with driver versions.

You can add another <name> tag to the configuration file. You can find the name your joystick reports by looking at the joystick dialog and the joystick configuration files resides in the data/input/joystics directory in your FlightGear installation.
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Re: How to set startup options?

Postby adam_one » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:34 pm

I have to manually choose the proper stick.

Welcome to Flightgear! This is what we do!

And I start in a different airport than where I left off. Any way to change that?


Code: Select all
fgfs --launcher
start there.

I see you're new to the forum, welcome! and I also see you play Go, I did that too!

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Re: How to set startup options?

Postby Michat » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:02 am

Everytime I start Flightgear it uses the wrong joystick


To avoid that I force it.

I make a copy of my joystick_model.xml file from Imput/Joysticks and then paste it in to Imput/Joysticks/Default where there is a file called default.xml I rename it as defaultbak.xml and then rename my joystick_model.xml to default.xml

Imput/Joysticks/Default/default.xml


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Re: How to set startup options?

Postby MarisaG » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:58 am

Thanks Adam - yes i like go and run the https://pocketgo.online website :) I appreciate you guys helping me out - will try your suggestions...
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