On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Karl vom Dorff wrote:
> I just followed the example that mplayer gives in his documentation, except
> i switched the name of the remote to the name of the remote i made in my
> lircd.conf, and changed the keys so they correspond...
> So i believe from the example i should have play and stop and a couple
> Could you explain how this should be set up, and how would i for instance,
> launch a program using the .lircrc?
Your ~/.lircrc should look as described in
Then your should just have to launch mplayer.
> But first I would have to get the remote to work with mplayer, because for
> now all i get is that it can't connect to the socket and that i won't be
> able to use the remote...
Can you paste the actual output from mplayer?
> what does ircat do?
Assuming that your .lircrc file is set-up according to the mplayer docs
$ ircat mplayer
should print the config strings as they would be sent to mplayer when you
press the buttons on your remote.