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I’ve nearly the same configuration (7″ touch + jive lite + [email protected] + XBOX one remote clone) for both of my kids very stable and nearly indestructible.
At first I played around with some default key mappings like „KEY_RIGHT“ this worked – but the remote has a lot of more keys 😉
Since Jive Lite has no native IR/lirc support, I had to use irxevent:
1.) complete lircd.conf for all keys you wanted to use (for such a much-used remote like the XBOX one just download it somewhere ;-))
2.) take the whole needed mapping from IR-keys to the keyboard control of jive lite (reference: InputToActionMap.lua) in the lircrc config file
# Remote: VolumeUp # Jivelite '+' begin remote = XBOX-ONE prog = irxevent button = VolumeUp config = Key plus jivelite end
or for multiple keyboard action just double the block:
# Remote: big green button # jivelite at first stop playback 'C' begin remote = XBOX-ONE prog = irxevent button = XboxFancyButton config = Key shift-c jivelite end # Remote: big green button # jivelite second power off for display backlight 'q' begin remote = XBOX-ONE prog = irxevent button = XboxFancyButton config = Key q jivelite end
jivelite you may use
CurrentWindow as target for the keyboard emulation and control even other applications with the mapped keys in the lircrc.
3.) On startup you need a script which waits for the successfull start of lircd and jivelite to start finally irxevent e.g.
Always check lircd for running correctly (e.g. via irw) – otherwise thee hardware.conf may be not correct…