IR remote control as mouse
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Thu Dec 13 11:58:41 PST 2012
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 3:32 AM, johnea wrote:
> On 2012-12-07 21:00, johnea wrote:
>> I've previously used LIRC for IR remote control of multimedia software, as well as configuring the arrow keys, of the remote, to function as a mouse.
>> Can both of these functions be implemented via xorg configuration?
>> Remapping the buttons to control the media player is working, but without access to key codes greater than 255.
>> Is there a way to configure the arrow and enter keys to function as an evdev mouse?
If you want to make an evdev device, look at the uinput interface
http://thiemonge.org/getting-started-with-uinput (unless you want to
make a kernel driver).
Alternatively, I think you can rather easily make a small lircd client
which calls xdotool (or uses libxdo itself).
>> Thank You!
> Surely someone at least knows if this is possible?
> The sharing of your expertise is very greatly appreciated...
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