RC

Section: FSF (1)
Updated: October 2002
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NAME

rc - basic LIRC program to send infra-red commands  

SYNOPSIS

rc DIRECTIVE REMOTE CODE [CODE...]  

DESCRIPTION

Asks the lircd daemon to send one or more CIR (Consumer Infra-Red) commands. This is intended for remote control of electronic devices such as TV boxes, HiFi sets, etc.

DIRECTIVE can be:

SEND_ONCE - send CODE [CODE ...] once SEND_START - start repeating CODE SEND_STOP - stop repeating CODE LIST - list configured remote items

REMOTE is the name of a remote, as described in the lircd
configuration file.

CODE is the name of a remote control key of REMOTE, as it
appears in the lircd configuration file.

For the LIST DIRECTIVE, REMOTE and/or CODE can be empty:

LIST "" "" - list all configured remote names LIST REMOTE "" - list all codes of REMOTE LIST REMOTE CODE - list only CODE of REMOTE
-h --help
display usage summary
-v --version
display version
 

EXAMPLES

rc LIST DenonTuner "" rc SEND_ONCE DenonTuner PROG-SCAN rc SEND_ONCE OnkyoAmpli VOL-UP VOL-UP VOL-UP VOL-UP rc SEND_START OnkyoAmpli VOL-DOWN ; sleep 3 rc SEND_STOP OnkyoAmpli VOL-DOWN
 

FILES

/etc/lircd.conf
Default lircd configuration file. It should contain all the remotes, their infra-red codes and the corresponding timing and waveform details.

 

DIAGNOSTICS

If lircd is not running (or /dev/lircd lacks write permissions) rc aborts with the following diagnostics:
"rc: could not connect to socket"
"rc: Connection refused" (or "Permission denied").
 

SEE ALSO

The documentation for lirc is maintained as html pages. They are located under html/ in the documentation directory.

lircd(8), mode2(1), smode2(1), xmode2(1), irrecord(1), irw(1), http://www.lirc.org.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXAMPLES
FILES
DIAGNOSTICS
SEE ALSO

linux.jgfs.net manual pages