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I have an infrared eye and remote, named IR 507 and RC105, which only has Windows-support (drives avaliable on Seems I only use Ubuntu nowadays, I wonder if I can make this work at all with Linux.

I have downloaded the Lirc tarbox but this not include drivers for mentioned remote. My experience of Linux is that most things will work in any way, such as if I manually "mapping" the remote's buttons with the infrared eye.

My questions to the community are therefore,

  1. How do I connect a unsupported IR-receiver to the system?
  2. How do I "learn" the receiver to understand different buttons from the remote?
  3. Is there any other preferable way to make it work?
  4. I thought about Wine, but will this make the remote implemented in system-commands?

This is the PDF Manual. I use an Latitude D630 32-bit with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Thanks in advance.

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Do you refer to this pdf document? – Lucio May 19 '13 at 23:08
Yes! Thanks for that reference! – Gustav Lundin May 22 '13 at 21:56

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