[LIVE] Is Microsoft's MCE Remote the only remote control that works in XBMC Live?

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proximo Offline
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Any help on getting this to work on my live install?

http://vlsys.co.kr/English/retail_mini.php

Works fine in Windows Media Center.
The reciever lights up red until Windows is started and the driver is loaded, and then it goes black and is ready to use.

When i boot up xbmc live, it just stays red..

Not sure if this is any help but lsusb recognises the reciever as "Future Technology Devices International, Ltd FT 232 USB-Serial (UART) IC" located on Bus 002 Device 004.

I have an Asus EEEBox B202 and i would much rather run xbmc live than windows media center because of the huge difference in performance.. Btw, im running it off a usb stick and running Win7 from the hard drive when i dont need media center functionality Smile

Linux noob Smile
(This post was last modified: 2009-09-26 03:30 by proximo.)
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KoopaTroopa Offline
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Please excuse the noobness of this question, but when it says Microsoft MCE remote works out of the box on XBMC Live, does it mean ANY MCE remote?

I am looking to buy this cheapo on ebay, and would like to know if it will work on my Revo-based XBMC Live installation?

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/USB-PC-Remote-Con...286.c0.m14

Please advise! It's cheap and available and if it works, that's good enough for me! I'm sick of using the supplied keyboard/mouse that came with my Revo...!
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soopuk Offline
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treefour Wrote:I just picked up this http://www.comprousa.com/en/press/080108-k100.html MCE remote and XBMC Live isn't picking up the receiver. I tried the receiver in both Vista and XP and it gets pick up so I know the receiver works. If someone could point me in the right direction to try and figure it out, I would greatly appreciate it.
Cheers
treefour

Did you get this working? I tried alsorts but have not been unsuccessfull Sad
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soopuk Offline
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Mike34 Wrote:I am currently using the one below, which worked without too much playing about.
Works great on my new live install Big Grin

//http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=218643

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I bought this one yesterday and it's working fine with Ubuntu 9.04, XBMC SVN build and ASRock 330 ION.

Installed LIRC and selected Media Center remote (New) and everything working just fine atm.
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vigalent Offline
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Hi, I'm a linux newbie.

Just installed XBMC on a acer revo following 'lifehackers' guide. Does any one know if a Emprex 3009URF will work.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Emprex-3009URF-M...B002A8HEFY

It says MCE and 360 compatible, but I'm worried about it being RF and not IR - Will this cause any problemsConfused

Thanks
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xboxgame Offline
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Quote:sudo apt-get install xbmc-eventclient-ps3
xbmc-ps3remote

not working

Quote:root@XBMCLive:~# sudo apt-get install xbmc-eventclient-ps3
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package xbmc-eventclient-ps3


what's wrong
do i need sources.list url
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wiggy Offline
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soopuk Wrote:I bought this one yesterday and it's working fine with Ubuntu 9.04, XBMC SVN build and ASRock 330 ION.

Installed LIRC and selected Media Center remote (New) and everything working just fine atm.

I cant for the life of me getting this remote to work

XBMC live 9.11, it work at random, if i quick press the arrow button nothjing happens apart from the usb dongle light flashes, but if i hold the button in it kind of works Frown any suggestions?
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