This driver loaded automatically on my box, but I removed lirc first. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. If the mappings are correct, you should see output for each button you press. This should fix incompatibilities with 2. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

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What is LIRC ?

It is very important that the “button” names in the ,irc match those specified in the lirc. What can I try next? Discuss the issue on the talk page. X10 Remote Can you share the files that you used in the working config?

Former versions focussed on home-brew capture hardware connected to the serial or parallel port. You’ll need a xine package that’s been compiled with the –enable-lirc option not the default Slackware package and for xmms you’ll need the lirc-xmms-plugin which works with the default Slackware xmms. See the man page for more info. This has additional benefits, namely that there is no delay in using the same button again, so you can scroll very fast.


You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. You will also need a file mapping IR signals from your remote control to applications.

If you follow my guide on our wiki you can definitely create a working lircmap. Recent linux kernels makes it possible to use some IR remote controls as regular input devices. The installed remote driver treats it as a wireless keyboard and mouse.

LIRC + kernel module for X10 RF USB Remote

X10 Remote would be a good idea You have to map some keys e. The buttons do not yet give the right keys that MythTV understands. This happened to me on an out of the box mythbuntu install. It’s working great now!

This page was last modified on 22 Octoberat The remote uses the atilibusb driver. Do that via the key settings in mythfrontend.

However, this rdmote is not quite as ideal to use as lirc IMO for this particular purpose. X10 Remote yes, I did that good thread btwbut still most keys on my remote aren’t “working” at all If you have suggestions for improving this package, send me a note, thanks!


If you need to reset your password, click here. Start up mythfrontend as mythtv assuming that is your account and the remote should be working. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Current uzb of LIRC also support a broad range of other ub.

You do not want this. It is also recommended to backup your original lircd. Linux Links Linux Documentation Project www. Unplug the IR receiver. After more than 10 years LIRC has a new maintainer.

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Download a copy of the lirc code, extract, build and install You may need to install several RPMs for this build to work, hopefully someone will document the dependencies in the future:.

Plug in the USB receiver back in 5.