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Old 09-13-2013, 09:15 AM   #1
sumeet inani
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using remote control for mplayer


Code:
# uname -a
Linux bt 3.2.6 #1 SMP Fri Feb 17 10:40:05 EST 2012 i686 GNU/Linux
I have ubuntu 10.04(lucid) with gnome-2.30.2
My computer has hd5450 ATI graphic card whose HDMI port is connected to samsung series 4 81cm LCD tv.
I am trying to use my TV remote control to control mplayer
First I did
Code:
# apt-get install lirc
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  libftdi1 liblircclient0 setserial
Suggested packages:
  lirc-modules-source lirc-x
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libftdi1 liblircclient0 lirc setserial
0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/718kB of archives.
After this operation, 2,929kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Preconfiguring packages ...
dpkg: warning: obsolete option '--print-installation-architecture', please use '--print-architecture' instead.
Selecting previously deselected package libftdi1.
(Reading database ... 266982 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libftdi1 (from .../libftdi1_0.17-1_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package liblircclient0.
Unpacking liblircclient0 (from .../liblircclient0_0.8.6-0ubuntu4.2_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package setserial.
Unpacking setserial (from .../setserial_2.17-45.2_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package lirc.
Unpacking lirc (from .../lirc_0.8.6-0ubuntu4.2_i386.deb) ...
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up libftdi1 (0.17-1) ...

Setting up liblircclient0 (0.8.6-0ubuntu4.2) ...

Setting up setserial (2.17-45.2) ...
dpkg: warning: obsolete option '--print-installation-architecture', please use '--print-architecture' instead.
dpkg: warning: obsolete option '--print-installation-architecture', please use '--print-architecture' instead.
dpkg: warning: obsolete option '--print-installation-architecture', please use '--print-architecture' instead.

Setting up lirc (0.8.6-0ubuntu4.2) ...
ls: cannot access /lib/modules/3.2.6/kernel/ubuntu/lirc/: No such file or directory
 * Loading LIRC modules                                                                                               [ OK ] 
 * Starting remote control daemon(s) : LIRC                                                                           [ OK ] 

Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
I get screenshot 1 & 2.
Have I selected the right options ?
Now I ran
Code:
root@bt:~# irw
and pressed all buttons on my remote but I do not get any message in terminal .

Thanks for reading.
Waiting for your suggestions.
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:51 AM   #2
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Seems , nobody has used the mplayer via remote.
Or - Am I missing something ?
 
  


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