Generic "PC Remote" support for Kodi & related HTPC software
This is support for Kodi or its cousins for USB remote controls that look like this:
They can be had for around $5 AUD on eBay and other disreputable marketplaces.
file should be installed on Kodi (on LibreELEC) here:
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.
- Toggling audio profiles requires this add-on: https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=200081
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,
My PC button sends
0; e keys so we map that to simply the
e key to
ContextMenu in Plex. Within the Logitech Remote software we normalise
this so the
Menu Logitech button sends the
My PC button IR signal.
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.