[mythtv] How to use remoter to control External UI which is switched or tranformed from MythTV mainmenu UI item
myth at robinhill.me.uk
Thu Jun 14 10:34:21 UTC 2007
On Thu Jun 14, 2007 at 06:02:41PM +0800, Xi Jiarong wrote:
> Hello, every MythTV lover, hope to get your help for my current problem
> Now, I am using MythTV properlly with a remote control which is attached
> with the Hauppauge WINTV card box.
> We hope to expend the function of MythTV via a "EXEC sh External_UI.sh" to
> run an external UI which realize some other services.
> However, now I can't use the remote control to control the External_UI
> which is switched or so called transformed from one item in MythTV mainmenu
> Therefore, How to still use this remoter to control the External_UI? What I
> need to do for this target?
> Any suggestion would be welcom greatly!
> Many thanks for you!
If you're wanting to use the remote with an external application then
there's a few options:
- The application supports LIRC natively. In this case you just need
to add the necessary entries to your .lircrc file (using a relevant
prog= line for each).
- The application can be controlled, after startup, via commands sent
from the command-line (either using another application or by calling
the original application with different parameters). In this case
you can use irexec to run the necessary commands in response to the
remote button presses.
- The application has no external control method. Here you'll have to
use irxevent to pass key presses or X command sequences to the
application ("man irxevent" should give you details on this).
If you need more details then let us know which of the above applies so
we can provide the appropriate commands/config options. Alternately,
you may be able to get better support by asking the author/support forum
for the external application - it's not really a Myth issue.
( ' } | Robin Hill <myth at robinhill.me.uk> |
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