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Old 11-18-2016, 05:18 PM   #1
hal8000b
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LIRC - problem with setup [SOLVED]


I have installed LIRC both on a Raspberry Pi and Linux Mint 17.3.
According to the man page for irrecord:

http://www.lirc.org/html/irrecord.html

Under the section " PROTOCOL PARAMETERS AND TEMPLATES" it shows the use
of irdb-get command to download a remote template.


On both systems (Raspberry Pi and Linux Mint) irdb-get results in command
not found.

Either its in a different package, not installed on my system or I'm doing something wrong.

I'm using an LG disc player handset AKB72033902 I cannot find a template for my handset on http://lirc.sourceforge.net/remotes/lg/

Where is irdb-get or what do I have to install?
Thanks in advance

Last edited by hal8000b; 11-20-2016 at 07:48 AM.
 
Old 11-20-2016, 07:47 AM   #2
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Ok, I have solved this. The version of lirc installed on Debian Jessie
and Mint is lirc 0.90 released in 2011.

The new configuration-tools:
irdb-get
lirc-lsplugins
lirc-lsremotes
etc

have been introduced in version 0.94, will mark as solved.
 
  


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