TV card remote [Re: [clug] Please recommend a TV Card for Linux]
Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au
Thu Apr 7 01:17:24 GMT 2005
You want LIRC (www.lirc.org).
Joel Plane wrote:
> Thankyou all for your recommendations. My patients ended up getting the
> better of me and I bought the WinFast TV2000.
> cx88 chipset.
> It came with a remote control. I assumed the remote control would be
> mainly software driven, and it is. Is there any GNU software that is
> likely able to read the remote? Would there be a new device in /dev that
> I could fiddle around with in an attempt to write my own remote control
> handler program? Or would the remote control signal be sent thru
> As I've said many time before, I'm a newbie (at least compared to the
> rest of the list). And as such, I realise that I take a lot more from
> this list than I'm ever likely to give - so I just want to say thanks.
> So, thanks :)
> Joel Plane wrote:
>> Can anyone recommend a cheap TV card with some degree of Linux support?
>> Two that I was looking at are:
>> *LEADTEK WinFast TV2000 XP Expert
>> **TV Excel TV Tuner *TV401U+RC
>> Neither of these have Linux 'support' as such, but can anyone tell me
>> that they work on Linux to whatever degree?
>> Am I meant to put some sort of tag in the subject for this type of post?
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