[mythtv-users] need suggestions for remote for frontend
rwshields at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 17:43:41 UTC 2010
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Oct 19, 2010, at 7:40 AM, Ryan Duffy wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've got a dedicated frontend running on a Revo 3610.
> > I have a remote which came with my Hauppauge TD500 which I used to use,
> but the sensor for the remote plugs into the TV card, and as I have
> separated my frontend onto the Revo I can no longer use this.
> > I took the advice of buying an MCE remote which most people say will
> work, but alas the one I got has most of its buttons not working (I only
> have volume, numbers and a few others working but I need to be able to use
> all the buttons). irw shows nothing for the buttons that don't work, so it
> seems that this remote really isn't currently supported. I think I got
> unlucky and got a remote which happens to have some unusual hardware in it
> which happens to not be supported (yet?). I tried ubuntu 10.10 but still no
> You didn't get an mceusb-compatible receiver, which is what the suggestion
> is. You got one of the pure HID receivers. They decode in hardware and send
> HID events, some of which X knows what to do with natively (thus volume,
> numbers and a few others working). This device *is* usable with lirc using
> its devinput driver, or using eventlircd or inputlirc.
> Jarod Wilson
> jarod at wilsonet.com
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> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
I bought that remote and it worked right out of the box with Ubuntu
10.04/Myth 0.23. I used the Mythbuntu control center to install LIRC
I bought a few different remotes prior to this, none worked as well or as
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