LIRC

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LIRC
Stable release
0.10.1[1] / 10 September 2017; 4 years ago (10 September 2017)
Repository
Written inC
Operating systemLinux
Size653 kB (archived)
TypeInfrared remote control
LicenseGNU General Public License
Websitehttps://lirc.org/

LIRC (Linux Infrared remote control) is an open source package that allows users to receive and send infrared signals with a Linux-based computer system.

There is a Microsoft Windows equivalent of LIRC called WinLIRC.

With LIRC and an IR receiver the user can control their computer with almost any infrared remote control (e.g. a TV remote control). The user may for instance control DVD or music playback with their remote control.

One GUI frontend is KDELirc, built on the KDE libraries.

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