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lirc and IR Remote Range

So, I finally got around to installing lirc on my Ubuntu machine and it's all going pretty well following the instructions for lirc_sir over at irDA's ThinkWiki page. The main problem I'm running into ...
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lircd works when run from command line, not when run from init.d/service

I'm configuring a system for use as a media centre, running Mythbuntu 12.04. Everything is working, short of the remote. I've configured my remote, and it I start lirc from the command line, it works ...
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How do I reload my ~/.lircrc file?

I'm trying to make a button execute a command using irexec, but it's not working. How do I reload the lircrc file without restarting the pc or logging in/out?
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Is USB IrDA adapter enough for a TV-remote to work?

I've got an idea to make a remote-controlled PC (using TV remote controller). After a brief googling session all I found were lots of references on DIY versions of IrDA adapters. But is it possible ...
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LIRC: “irw” doesn't work, but “irrecord” does

I've got an Antec Fusion V2 chassis with a built in ir receiver. I've setup lirc on my system, and I can get irrecord to see my remote input and build a config file. I cannot get irw to work, and ...
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How do I configure an ordinary TV remote control to work with lirc on Linux?

I am running MythTV on Ubuntu 9.10 and I would like to use a TV remote to control it. I know that lirc needs a configuration file for the remote, but none of my remotes is in the official database. If ...
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How can I easily view and record a video input in Linux?

I currently have my Wii plugged into a Linux box with a Hauppauge WinTV PVR-350. To view the video input on my monitor I use VLC with /dev/video0 as the input. This works great, but I would like to ...