Section: FSF (1)
Updated: October 2002
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rc - basic LIRC program to send infra-red commands
DIRECTIVE REMOTE CODE [CODE...]
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
- 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
- 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
Default lircd configuration file. It should contain all the
remotes, their infra-red codes and the corresponding timing and
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").
The documentation for
is maintained as html pages. They are located under html/ in the
lircd(8), mode2(1), smode2(1), xmode2(1),
irrecord(1), irw(1), http://www.lirc.org.
- SEE ALSO
linux.jgfs.net manual pages