PiFace Keymap will issue uinput (keyboard/joystick) events on PiFace Digital input events.
python-uinput is required for this program to work. There is no clean way of installing this on Debian as of yet. The cleanest way I have found is:
sudo apt-get install libudev-dev python-all-dev git clone https://github.com/tuomasjjrasanen/python-uinput.git cd python-uinput/ sudo python setup.py install
I have created an issue asking where the Debian packages are. Hopefully there will be a cleaner installation eventually.
python-uinput to work you will have to load the
sudo modprobe uinput
You can permenantly enable this by adding
sudo echo uinput >> /etc/modules
Since we are issuing kernel level key presses and we haven't done a clean installation, the program must be run with root privelages:
$ sudo python pifacedigital_keymap.py
The events emitted on inputs 0-7 are defined as:
UNINPUT_EVENTS = ( uinput.KEY_1, # 0 uinput.KEY_2, uinput.KEY_3, uinput.KEY_4, uinput.KEY_5, uinput.KEY_6, uinput.KEY_7, uinput.KEY_8, # 7 )
Change these in the code to emit different keyboartd events. You can find a
list of them in