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Old 07-21-2005, 06:58 AM   #1
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ATI remote wonder (remote control) and X

I have an ATI Remote Wonder - it is an RF remote control. It works fine and shows up as a keyboard extension. Tried xev and all buttons are recognized..

Although I can reassign the keys using xmodmap, is there any way of running a script when I press a specific button? I can do it through KDE, but it only works there (obviously).
Old 07-21-2005, 07:26 AM   #2
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Your best bet is looking at LIRC, you could probably use KDE's key binding function for this but LIRC was designed for it.
Old 07-24-2005, 07:29 AM   #3
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Hmm, it seems that ati_remote is modprobed, instead off lirc_atiusb...

OK, I have removed ati_remote and loaded lirc_atiusb, using this guide, however irw gives nothing...

Seems to me that I have to put more effort in it.


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