IR remote control as mouse
xorg at johnea.net
Thu Dec 13 19:09:16 PST 2012
On 2012-12-13 11:58, Tormod Volden wrote:
> 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).
Great tips Tormod. Thank You!
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