LIRC 0.9.0

An Open Source package that allows you to decode and send infrared signals on Linux
LIRC stands for Linux Infrared Remote Control, and it is an open source command-line software, a daemon that accepts commands for sending and receiving IR (Infrared Remote) signals to/from the hardware that supports it.

LIRC is comprised of a daemon that will run in the background and automatically decode and send infrared (IR) remote signals, a few user programs, as well as a mouse daemon, which is used to automatically translate IR signals to mouse movements.

The LIRC project supports numerous remote controls. To see if yours is supported, please take a look at the following web page

last updated on:
November 27th, 2013, 10:50 GMT
developed by:
Christoph Bartelmus
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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LIRC - The help message of the LIRC daemon, as viewed from the Linux Terminal
What's New in version 0.8.6
  • Support for iMON devices has been improved substantially and setup was simplified.
  • New support was added for IT8720 and ENE KB3926 (ENE0100) CIR ports.
  • Locations of configuration files, sockets, and PID files were moved to conform to the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard.
  • lircmd now includes support for the Linux input layer.
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