[mythtv-users] Remote for the minimac

Fredrik Hallgarde mythtv at tedde.nu
Wed Jun 17 08:23:59 UTC 2009

Nick F skrev:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 6:29 PM, Fa <fayoeu at gmail.com 
> <mailto:fayoeu at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi all, I am running ubuntu on an intel minimac.  I was wondering
>     if the built-in IR sensor can be used with other remotes.  My
>     attempts so far have failed with lirc.  Wondering if anyone else
>     had any success and tips.  Also assuming that the IR sensor can't
>     be used with the mini, what usb/remote have people liked for the
>     mini which comes with an IR sensor?  I was thinking of picking up
>     a cheap MCE remote with sensor.
> I use a Microsoft MCE remote and receiver with my mac mini - works 
> great.  Mine is also running Ubuntu.  It sometimes makes me smile to 
> use a Microsoft remote to control an Apple computer running Linux.  
> Makes you grateful for standards!
I also use a MCE receiver with a Mac Mini but as I use a learning remote 
I plan to switch to the internal receiver eventually...seems silly not 
to use it but getting the MCE to work was faster...
I started assembling a bit of info about it here:

Feel free to add details.


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