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Infrared-HOWTO

The Infrared-HOWTO (formerly known as the IR-HOWTO) is an introduction to Linux and infrared devices and how to use the software provided by the Linux/IrDA project. This package uses IrDA(TM) compliant standards. Remote Control (RC) via infrared is not the aim of the project, though this topic is partly treated in the HOWTO.

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  •  14 Dec 2011 13:09

    Release Notes: The link to lircemu has been changed; links and descriptions to smartmenu as well as to iowlircemu have been added.

    •  09 Oct 2005 20:18

      Release Notes: A technical and a language review have been performed. Numerous bugs have been fixed and many URLs have been updated. Some obsolete code has been removed. Some documentation about Linux/IrDA with kernel 2.6 has been added (but there is still work to do).

      •  16 Jun 2003 18:02

        Release Notes: The abstract now mentions PDAs, and some links were updated.

        •  31 Mar 2003 17:56

          Release Notes: The chapter about cell phone connections was rewritten and a chapter about connections to PocketPC devices was added. Some obsolete stuff was removed and some more information about OBEX was added.

          •  05 Sep 2002 17:48

            Release Notes: The Linux PDA chapter was improved with information about PPP, OpenOBEX, printing, and more. The new syntax for the -s option of irattach was worked into the appropriate sections. A reworked and improved version of the "IrDA and USB" chapter was included. The printing stuff was also reworked and the obsolete hints to irlpt_server and IrLPT were removed. A description of how to use the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) was added. Information about some LIRC programs (IR Chooser, IControl, jlirc) was included.

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