Remote Control


pyLirc is a module for Python that interacts with lirc to give Python programs the ability to receive commands from remote controls.


pyLirc was originally developed by Linus McCabe .

Maintenance has been continued by Paul Hummer, new website for project is found here

Thanks to

Brian J. Murrell, for repeat count patch.
Sönke Schwardt, for supplying bugfix patch.


The pyLirc project is hosted on Sourceforge and this site on Dreamhost. Logo

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