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Banana Pi Cookbook by Ryad El-Dajani

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Setting up an infrared remote control using LIRC

In the last recipe of this book, we will discover the possibilities of setting up an infrared remote control using the LIRC application.

Getting ready

The following components are needed to set up a remote control on Banana Pi:

  • A Linux system on Banana Pi
  • A remote control sending infrared signals
  • An HDMI connection to your TV
  • A keyboard and mouse connected to your Banana Pi

This recipe is valid for most remote controls. We are using a remote control (shown in the following picture) of a well-known manufacturer:

Getting ready

In most cases, any other remote control should work just fine if it emits infrared signals.

How ...

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