Tag: Linux

USB IR Transceiver

Compile LIRC on Fedora (RPM)

Most Linux distro’s include binaries of LIRC, but those binaries are compiled without support for the IguanaIR driver. So, to use our device under LIRC, you need to compile LIRC with support for our driver. Thankfully, on .rpm systems, this can be done is 8 steps: Install our driver (goto downloads section) Download the lirc […]

USB IR Transceiver

Compile LIRC into .deb package

Most Linux distro’s include binaries of LIRC, but those binaries are compiled without support for the IguanaIR driver. So, to use our device under LIRC, you need to compile LIRC with support for our driver. Thankfully, on .deb systems, this can be done is 6 steps: Add our debian repository to your /etc/apt/sources.list file Install […]

USB IR Transceiver

Igclient examples

If you want to check the firmware version of your device (or just check that you are able to talk to the device), run: igclient –get-version To get the name (or id) of a device, run: igclient –get-id If you want to set the id of a device (warning, please stop LIRC before running this […]

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Error: Failed to get id. Device may not have one assigned.

If your device id gets messed up, the device will crash right after starting up as whenever igdaemon sees a new device, it asks for the device’s ID and this query is crashing the USB device. If this is the case, you’ll have something like this in your igdaemon log: Feb 19 22:07:03 2012 INFO: […]