I don't want my IR handset to act like a keyboard

Éric Piel E.A.B.Piel at tudelft.nl
Tue Jan 12 10:25:11 PST 2010

Op 10-01-10 19:04, Tony Houghton schreef:
> I've got a DVB card with an IR controller which appears as an input
> device. I want my applications to read the input device directly, not as
> a keyboard. Among other reasons, it's because I want to use the "OK"
> button while mplayer is running, but it generates an "Enter" keypress
> which mplayer interprets as "please quit".
Interestingly, someone has been complaining of exactly the opposite:

Maybe in your case, what you need is just a special keymap for the
remote control, and make sure that applications listen to it only via X.

See you,

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