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How to debug my irexec scripts?

I've sucessfuly configured my Harmony remote to contrl XBMC. Everything is fine, except that I can not start XBMC when I press the PowerON button. There are a lot of nice tutorials about how to do it, ...
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Remote with mythbuntu

I think i have found what may be my issue but i dont know how to fix it with my remote not working in mythbuntu. It is complaining about a file missing in sys/class/rc/* my issue is there are ...
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I installed Mythbuntu 14.04 and can't get my remote to work

I try to restart lirc and I get the following error: find: `/sys/class/rc/*/': No such file or directory * Stopping remote control daemon(s): LIRC [ OK ] * Loading ...
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LIRC in 14.04 (needed for XBMC) [closed]

I just installed 14.04 Trusty Tahr (Beta). When running XBMC (Gotham nightly build) on in and using my LIRC remote control I noticed that only the arrow keys and Volume keys (including mute) work. ...
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Lirc as IR blaster - problem with repeated commands

I have succesfully setup LIRC to work as an IR Blaster for my NAD amplifier, which uses NEC codes. However I have a problem with repeating codes, e.g. sending volume up 20 times. I know my remote ...
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Install lirc-0.8.7.tar.bz2 in UBUNTU 13.10 [duplicate]

I downloaded from the website of lirc, lirc-0.8.7.tar.bz2 the version and would like to install it on my Ubuntu 13.10. I want to install this version lirc-0.8.7 on my Ubuntu 13.10 and not come down ...
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Ubuntu does not load the remote control to start

I just purchased a Philips remote control rc-197 with its USB receiver, lsusb recognizes it as: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0471:060c Philips (or NXP) Consumer Infrared Transceiver (HP) Lirc install the ...
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Why my remote control does not work in Ubuntu?

I switched from openSUSE to Kubuntu because of bad funtion of XBMC in openSUSE, but in Kubuntu my remote control does not work out of the box, this related with systemd? Because in archlinux the ...
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How to get VLC working with my remote?

Ubuntu 12.04, StreamZap remote. I have lirc installed, and it can see buttons being pushed. I went to VLC, Tools, Preferences, Show settings:All, Interface, Control interfaces an selected "Infrared ...
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Remote control: too much output

I use an X10 remote control and dongle on Ubuntu 12.04, loaded on a Dell Latitude 430, and have been happily mapping the output to keys with no problem at all. Lirc is loaded and I use irxevent -d to ...
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BT_GET_CAPABILITIES warning slowing down audio apps

I'm using a bluetooth audio receiver to stream music from my PC to an old stereo. Everything works fine, except that everytime an app needs to use audio, and starts initializing ALSA, it gets lots of ...
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Help getting ATV remote to work with XBMC

I am new to ubuntu and terminal commands. I am trying to get my Apple TV remote to work with my XBMC install on ubuntu 12.04 or a XBMCbuntu install. I have tried using lirc but don't understand how to ...
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MCE Remote Control - lirc Reponds - Now What?

My Hauppauge MCE remote now works with Ubuntu 13.10. However, when I try to use something like VLC Media Player, nothing happens (e.g. the video does not pause when I press the pause button). I ...
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Building lirc package from source with patches

I'd like to build latest lirc package for 12.04 with two patches from here to make USB Infrared toy v2 work: Running sudo apt-build source lirc gave me ➜ build ll total 960 drwxr-xr-x 10 root root ...
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How to use the Apple IR controller for PDF presentations?

I own a MacBook Pro with an integrated IR receiver and an Apple Remote Controller. I would like to use it for doing PDF presentations (I usually use LaTeX to create the slides). I was able to ...
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Start irexec on boot with a script

I created a file in /etc/init.d/startirexec.sh with the contents: #! /bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: irexec # Required-Start: $all # Required-Stop: $all # Default-Start: ...
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lircd works when run from command line, not when run from init.d/service

I'm configuring a system for use as a media centre, running Mythbuntu 12.04. Everything is working, short of the remote. I've configured my remote, and it I start lirc from the command line, it works ...
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AVS / Mediagate GP-IR02BK (TSGP-IR01) Remote and LIRC

Trying to get an XBMC HTP up and running using ubuntu as the os. Running 13.04 since 12.04 would not install on the pc - I have a Gigabyte Birx mini with the i3 chip and a 64 gb msata drive. To ...
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Installng Ubuntu Control Center prompts me with a debconf prompt

Since every installation guide uses Ubuntu Control Center and I'm not such an expert with Ubuntu yet, I figured it might be a lot easier to go through any tutorial if I have UCC myself. So I went to ...
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Unsupported infrared (IR) remote in Ubuntu

I have an infrared eye and remote, named IR 507 and RC105, which only has Windows-support (drives avaliable on http://edio-rc105-ir507.driver.soft32download.com/). Seems I only use Ubuntu nowadays, I ...
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IR Remote button being recognised by ir-keytable but not by irw

I am having a strange problem where one button on my media center remote is not being recognised by irw. I have it setup to receive ir-keytable scans via devinput. I have had the same environment ...
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Can I set up LIRC to enable me to navigate the Unity Launcher, using my MCE Remote Control, and how would I do this?

I have MythTV front-end, XBMC and Steam Linux installed and running fine on my Ubuntu 12.04 HTPC and would like to be able to control the machine by IR Remote Control, without having to plug in a ...
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apple remote control setup on iMac with Ubuntu 12.10

in the process of setting up the remote control of my iMac (running Ubuntu 12.10), I am stuck. I followed the instructions that I found on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LIRC and I am stuck after ...
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In XBMC, “OK”, “Vol +/-” and “Back” buttons not working

I have an Asus S1-AT5NM10E HTPC which has an integrated IR receiver. On Ubuntu 12.04, I have installed XBMC, but when I press "OK", "Vol +/-" or "Back" on my MCE remote (in fact, a Logitech Harmony ...
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lirc: irsend SEND_ONCE doesn't work

I'm trying to figure out why this doesn't work: (1) irsend SEND_ONCE logitech KEY_VOLUMEUP but this does: (2) irsend SEND_START logitech KEY_VOLUMEUP;sleep 1;irsend SEND_STOP logitech KEY_VOLUMEUP ...
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LIRC (remote control daemon) doesn't work

I have Pinnacle's Analog TV PCI card with remote (IR) controller. I want to use this remote controller to control XBMC. I've read that I need LIRC daemon so I installed it (sudo apt-get install ...
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LIRC: How to enable changes in /etc/lirc/lircrc without reboot

I have installed lirc, and I want to use irexec to control my music player daemon (mpd) using mpc commands from my mce remote control. Works fine, except for one thing: If I want to edit the ...
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mythbuntu 12 - lirc device doesn't appear to even exist

I'm trying to get a new installation of Mythbuntu working. So far, everything is OK except the remote. The sensor for the remote is on my Hauppauge WinTV HVR 1250. First I tried to run irw to see ...
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lirc_zilog IR transmission no longer working with HD-PVR on 12.04

I have been running a ubuntu 10.04 with a patched version of lirc_zilog for two years. I upgraded to 12.04 and lirc_zilog is no longer working with my HD-PVR. The MythTV wiki reports that it did work ...
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Tracing IR to Hauppage remote on Mythbuntu 12.04

I have installed Mythbuntu 12.04 on an AMD dual core. Basic TV play and record functions are working, but I am having some troubles with the remote. The card is a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1250. I have ...
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After upgrading to 12.04 from 10.10 my mythbuntu standard MCEUSB remote no longer works

I had no problems using my Windows Media Center Remote with 10.10 Mythbuntu, but after upgrading, it no longer affects Mythbuntu. I have verified and re-installed it in Mythbuntu Control Centre. I ...
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Imon RM200 remote (device 15c2:ffdc) won't work on Ubuntu 12.04 or 11.10

The device is recognized just fine: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 15c2:ffdc SoundGraph Inc. iMON PAD Remote Controller Found /sys/class/rc/rc0/ (/dev/input/event6) with: Driver imon, table rc-imon-mce ...
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Tweaking Remote Control (In-Kernel LIRC)

I've recently rebuilt my MythTV box using Mythbuntu 12.04, to take advantage of newer hardware (Ivy Bridge). On my previous build I used lirc to manage the remote, i.e. the mapping of key codes -> ...
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How to avoid opening a second instance?

I set up lirc to control my PC with a remote. To switch between different modes I edited .lircrc as follows: begin vlc include ~/.lirc/vlc end vlc begin gnome include ~/.lirc/gnome end gnome ...
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Lirc, irxevent: Why doesn't it work with Nautilus?

I'm on Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity 3D and use a remote control via lirc. Everything works fine in applications like Firefox, Banshee, but when I focus Nautilus or Gedit any key which refers to ...
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Lirc not running, yet the remote can control the desktop. Through what?

I am trying to configure my remote. The good news, is that it "Just worked". Meaning: I plugged it in, ran the gnome-lirc-properties and now I can control some parts of my desktop with it. It seems, ...
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How do you get the remote to work on my Hauppage TV card?

I've installed Mythbuntu and during the install I selected my hauppauge tv card and the remote doesn't work. Now what do I do? I see a .lircrc file in my home dir but ps -ef|grep lirc yields ...
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How can I get the HP RC6 ir (HP SPS : 435743-001) Remote for my Laptop to also work on my desktop

I Have this remote and it works with XBMC in Windows 7 64bit. I would like to know if it is possible to also get this to work with my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit system. I am not sure what I need to get it ...
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How to get my IR remote to work? Lirc can't see it

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (amd64) and I'm trying to get my infrared remote control working. The IR device is a part of a DVB-T USB stick (Based on a RTL2832u chip). I'm using these drivers - it's the ...
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Remote control direction keys repeat twice in MythTV

I have a gray Hauppauge remote control that I have mostly working with MythTV (Mythbuntu 11.10). The only remaining problem is that if I press the Up, Down, Left, or Right buttons on the remote, the ...
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How do I toggle sound with amixer?

Including Natty I was always able to toggle (mute/unmute) the 'Master' sound volume with the amixer sset Master toggle command that I linked to an edge binding in CompizConfig-Manager. Now after ...
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irw isn't picking up all of my remotes keypresses

I have a Harmony 650 remote I am using for XBMC. I have it set up as a MCE remote in lirc using an HP ir usb receiver. When I run irw, not all of the keypresses are being picked up. I can see the red ...
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How to set serial ports uart to none for lirc?

lirc_serial won't load because the serial port is already in use. dmesg reports [ 12.245857] lirc_serial: port 03f8 already in use [ 12.245862] lirc_serial: use 'setserial /dev/ttySX uart none' ...
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Lirc is conflicted by some default ir-controlling module so that it only sends keyboard input

I've tried to find a solution for this problem for some time. Apparently Natty loads some default modules for handling IR-input and sends them as keyboard input instead of the lirc event I want. This ...
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Shutdown computer with the remote controller

How can I shutdown the computer with the IR controller ? It has many working buttons, which can be used correctly, but the power button doesn't do anything. Is there a way to program a script to a ...
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Cheap compatible infrared receiver

I have a universal remote that I would like to use to control my Ubuntu box setup using boxee. I'm pretty familiar using lirc to get it setup(which I've used with an RF remote/receiver) but I'd like ...
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Adjust volume via commandline so that volume notify pops up

is there a way to adjust the system volume via commandline so that the default volume popup (the one that pops up when pressing the media keys on notebooks) is still shown. I need this for my remote ...
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change my remote controls keys

I have problems changing my remotes keys. The rc has a joystick for controlling the mouse cursor. After connecting the rc to my computer everything works fine, but the shortcuts are made for Windows ...
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How do I get the Nuvoton infrared remote control working?

The ASRock ION330HT nettop computers (for use as a home theatre PC) come with a Nuvoton brand infrared remote control. They apparently work with Ubuntu, but the .deb files on the ASRock web site are ...
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How do work the Dell Studio 1537's remote control with infrared receiver port IT8512 CIR

I use Ubuntu 10.10. Please Can someone help me? the remote control is the only component that does not work with Ubuntu. @Martin many thanks for your answer and excuse me for the delay. i have test ...