Linux Infrared Remote Control

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LIRC is a package that supports receiving and sending IR signals of the most common IR remote controls. It contains a daemon that decodes and sends IR signals, a mouse daemon that translates IR signals to mouse movements, and a couple of user programs.

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  • bengtmartensson
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    This is a vastly overrated project. Designed in the early nineties, almost all vital parts suffer from fundamentally bad design. (Just as example: Sending a raw signal with "arbitrary" intro sequence and another sequence as repeat sequence is something Lirc cannot do.) I severely doubt that someone today (original developers are no longer active) understands the core code. Much has happened to out understanding of IR signals since the early nineties, but the legacy code of Lirc remains the same.

    Posted 08/28/2015
  • favoritas
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    Very handy, thank you!

    Posted 02/23/2014
  • qwarlock
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    This is a great project. It takes a bit to wrap around all the parts but it works very well. The serial hardware works great.

    Posted 04/06/2013
  • danitool
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    The best and most universal infrared remote sofware you can find in the world.

    Posted 11/01/2012
  • wujekzbyszek
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    very good project

    Posted 02/22/2011
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Additional Project Details

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, End Users/Desktop, Other Audience

User Interface

X Window System (X11), Non-interactive (Daemon)

Programming Language

C

Registered

2000-05-08
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