Xbox 360 controller not charging with plug and play

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I purchased a Xbox 360 controller a few months ago to use on my PC but recently it started having issues charging. At first I had the issue where the LED indicator would show green(charged) when it was in fact empty. I worked around that issue by constantly unplugging and replugging the charging cord. When I tried to charge my controller after a few months I came across a different issue. When I plug the cord in, the green LED appears for a second then there is no LED at all. The controller also does not charge at all. I have tried both the previous solution and the paperclip option to no a (Hardware)