[mythtv-users] Getting control of my remote

Matthias Thyroff lists at thyroff.net
Sun Jan 14 10:13:20 UTC 2007

Dave M G schrieb:
> MythTV Users,
> I have just succeeded in installing MythTV version 0.19 on my Ubuntu 
> 6.06 (Dapper) computer. There are still a few small issues that I hope 
> to resolve.
> First and foremost is getting my remote to work. That is, it does work, 
> but I can't seem to get the keys to map properly.
> I'm using a Hauppauge PVR-150. I think it's the grey remote. It's kind 
> of silvery-grey, so it might be the silver one, but I'm not clear on how 
> different they really are.
> I downloaded the example lircrc file here:
> http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/lircrc-haupgrey-g3.txt
> ... and put it here: ~./mythtv/lircrc
> Some settings don't seem to be having an effect. For example, when 
> watching a video file, if I hit "pause" nothing happens. This is what is 
> in the lircrc file:
> # Pause playback
> begin
> prog = mplayer
> button = PAUSE
> repeat = 2
> config = pause
> end
> I would assume that means that the PAUSE button is configured to pause 
> the video. But it does nothing. I can't rewind, fast forward, or stop 
> the video.


ln -s ~/lircrc ~/.mythtv/lircrc

i.e. create a symbolic link to your lircrc file directly in your home
directory named .lircrc . I have the same configuration as you, watching
divx with mplayer, the same remote and it works fine like that.

Good luck


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