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Linux LIRC Configuration for DVB-T Remote Control

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In this Video Guide is show how configurate LIRC to recognize remote control key and use these to control the computer, in particular to control DVB-T programs. The device used to provide the video guide is: AverMedia Volar X.

Linux Version:

This video guide can be executed in the system:
All system with any Linux distribution

Software Requirements:

2. VIM editor

Hardware Requirements:

A USB DVB-T device and associated remote control

Before Start:

If the device is not correctly recognized follow this Videoguide

Plug in the DVB-T device in the USB port.

ATTENTION: The command "su" can be executed only in the RPM Package based distribution (Fedora , Mandriva , Suse ...). If you have a DEB Package based distribution instead (Ubuntu , Debian , ...) you must execute "sudo -s" command.


Video Guide:




The Guide Commands:

Identification of the device number

cat /proc/bus/input/devices | grep -n10 a815

Modification of the file /etc/sysconfig/lircd or /etc/lirc/hardware.conf

vi /etc/sysconfig/lircd

vi /etc/lirc/hardware.conf

Creation of the file lircd.conf

irrecord -H dev/input -f -d /dev/input/eventX ~/lircd.conf

Copy of the file in the settings directory

cp ~/lircd.conf /etc/

cp /etc/lircd.conf /etc/lirc/

LIRC service start

 /etc/init.d/lircd restart

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