On Sat, 2008-07-26 at 17:02 -0400, Bobby Gill wrote:
> Hi all, I sent this out recently but received no replies, just
> wondering if it didn't get through to the list or something, if no one
> has an answer that's fine, just wanted to be sure it got out there
> (apologies if resending):
> "Hi all, I'm trying to set up my remote (MCEUSB remote that comes with
> Hauppauge PVR-150 MCE tuner) to launch video files, for example a
> movie, with mplayer or vlc. Mplayer does not seem to respond to
> irexec, does anyone know how to launch mplayer on its own with the
> VLC responds to irexec but I can't get the desired command working.
> Here's what I have for this in my ~/.lircrc currently:
> button = DVD
> prog = irexec
> config = vlc /media/seagate/dvd/seen/Batman\ Begins\ \(2005\)\ \[720p
> repeat = 0
> When I try that, I get no response. If I run that vlc command as is on
> its own, the video loads fine (not a path or naming error). And I have
> killed the irexec process and restarted my lircd daemon, all else
> works as it should.
> Any help would be appreciated, I have a few videos I watch time to
> time I'd like to set to specific buttons on the remote, this would
> make things real convenient.
> TIA, Bob :)
> P.S. In case I have forgotten any needed info please ask, and my
> remote works great with mythfrontend, amarok, vlc, mplayer, etc.