12.3. Installing and Configuring LIRC for the Laddie Appliance

The LIRC software package can be downloaded from http://www.lirc.org; it includes an extensive collection of device drivers, daemons, and tools for controlling user applications with remote control hardware. We don't have room to cover all of these elements here, but we will present the layers that make up this software architecture, and we will describe in detail the particular device driver and daemon that are appropriate for the Laddie appliance. Once you've understood this subset, you should find it easy to master any other parts of the architecture required for your own appliance.

Figure 12-12 provides a high-level view of the LIRC software architecture as it applies to the Laddie ...

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