Hello I need Help

I Have 2 problems with 3DConnexion

I have a 3DConnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise
I will install a Driver for Linux to use it with Freecad I am testing first the "spacenavd" a free and Open Source Driver, but it make many problems. I will install the Linux Driver from 3Dconnexion but it exist no Driver for Debian or Ubuntu only for Suse and Redhead and other Unix.

Thats the first Problem

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The second Problem is
How i can uninstall the spacenavd Driver

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sudo apt-get install spacenavd

sudo apt remove --purge spacenavd

sudo apt clean && sudo apt autoremove

From your download link, you get:
Right click and Extract the file (extract here)

Open a terminal. First, you will need to install a dependency that the package needs:

sudo apt install libmotif-dev

Once that is done, you will get a file libxm.so.4
According to the package developer, you must symlink libxm.so.4 to represent libxm.so.3... However, I do not believe this step is necessary as the libmotif-dev package above includes libxm.so.3 with it.

So, your next step is to open a terminal In The Directory that you just extracted. You can enter that directory with your file manager or cd (change directory) into it:

cd ~/Downloads/3dxware-linux-v1-8-0.x86_64

Once the terminal is open in that directory, run the installer script:


After this point: I have no idea. I cannot predict what other troubles it may give - nor whether it will work as it is quite aged.

I make it but it do not run

sudo ./install-3dxunix.sh
This installs 3DxWareUnix V1.8.0 on this machine. Continue? (y/n) [y]

Choose one of the following platforms:

  1. HP-UX
  2. Solaris
  3. AIX 5
  4. Linux
  5. Exit

Please enter your choice (1-5)[4]:
Installing files for 3DxWare for Unix / linux......

Uninstalling a running driver. Please wait ...
cp: Aufruf von stat für '/etc/inittab' nicht möglich: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
sed: /etc/inittab kann nicht gelesen werden: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
cp: Aufruf von stat für '3dxware-linux-v1-8-0.x86_64.tar.gz' nicht möglich: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
tar (child): /tmp/3dxware-linux-v1-8-0.x86_64.tar.gz: Funktion open fehlgeschlagen: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
cp: Aufruf von stat für '/tmp/etc/*' nicht möglich: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden

Converting default configs V5.x to V5.3.
(User configs will be converted when used)
Please wait a moment...
./install-3dxunix.sh: 241: /etc/3DxWare/daemon/3dxsrv: not found


Do you want 3DxWareUnix being started with every login (for example /etc/inittab)? (y/n) [y]

./install-3dxunix.sh: 641: [: 1: unexpected operator
Red Hat EL 7 currently not supported for automatic driver startup.
Please read the Known issues section in the InstallationInstructions_Linux.txt

For testing purposes you can find the demos
                  xcube and xvalues at /tmp

I really am not sure on this. I have not used a Spacemouse (For the curious Reader, it is 100% worth it to Google Search 3DConnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise and have a gander at that beast).

The driver you are examining has a lot of caveats listed by the developer to get it working.
And the instructions have not been updated since Linux Kernel 2-something.

What was wrong with spacenavd?

What was wrong with spacenavd?

When i am using the Driver do not work with the wheel and keys, only as a second Mouse, when i am using the first mouse and the Spacemous at the same time, the complete Computer freezes, no Keyboard, no Mouse

And the System is unstable

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