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README.md

Generic "PC Remote" support for Kodi & related HTPC software

Huh?

This is support for Kodi or its cousins for USB remote controls that look like this:

Remote control

They can be had for around $5 AUD on eBay and other disreputable marketplaces.

Install

The pc-remote.xml file should be installed on Kodi (on LibreELEC) here:

/storage/.kodi/userdata/keymaps/pc-remote.xml

You'll have to adjust the path for use with any other install flavours. Also, the file can actually be named anything.xml, providing it is in the keymaps directory.

Dependencies

Use with a Logitech remote

The Logitech Remote control was customised to send different signals and "hijack" other types of buttons to perform specialist actions. For example, the My PC button sends 0; e keys so we map that to simply the e key to open the ContextMenu in Plex. Within the Logitech Remote software we normalise this so the Menu Logitech button sends the My PC button IR signal.

The keypress-logs.txt file contains a history of what every button on the remote translates to and the named_remote.txt is a full record of the default Plex keyboard configuration for a Media Centre remote.

More info

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