Strange button mapping problem

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    I might have missed something obvious, but I can’t get past the installation. When RetroPie boots up for the first time I’m asked to map the buttons for the first controller, or press F4 to skip. Well, when I press F4, it maps it to ‘up’! I’m honestly stumped. Tried reinstalling a few times, but the problem persists; skipping the button mapping bit is impossible. What am I doing wrong?

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    If it is the first initial install, you can not skip this. You must have a way of input to control the GUI. If you want, map it to wasd and so on. Then, if you want a controller, they provide input configuration as an option.

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    Thank you. After fiddling with it for a while I tried another keyboard, and didn’t encounter the problem. No idea what caused it, but at least now I know what to avoid.

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    If you want to map the controls to a gamepad you can reset the input config with:

    rm /home/pi/.emulationstation/es_input.cfg

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

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