> For anyone using a Linux system with gamepads for MAME, please tell me what you're
> using. It is hard to find information on this subject and I don't want to spend days
> trying to get something to work when I would prefer it to just work pretty much out
> of the box with minimal configuration.
I primarily use the wired USB version of the Xbox 360 controller when developing MAME on Linux. (It also works beautifully with Steam games for Linux, of course). The PS3 Dualshock3 and PS4 Dualshock4 (both again using USB cables) also work with MAME on Linux.