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    I have the six button Retrolink Genesis usb control pad. I have gone through the basic set up and it works but buttons are not mapped correctly.

    How do I manually edit this? I googled and found some info:

    But I don’t seem to have the files or directories mentioned here. I’m running RP 2.3 so maybe directories have changed?

    Another forum post mentioned editing: /RetroPie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg file

    But again I don’t seem to have that when I navigate through the terminal

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    I recall holding my hotkey which I programmed to be select and then pushing f1. This opens picodrive settings and you can select a six button controller.

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    The file you need to edit is in /opt/retropie/configs/all/

    To auto config:

    sudo chown pi /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg
    cd /opt/retropie/emulators/RetroArch/installdir/bin
    sudo ./retroarch-joyconfig -j 0 >> /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg

    (If -j 0 doesn’t work try -j 1)

    If you have found the solution to your problem please mark the topic as resolved.

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