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Created Aug 14, 2019
How to set up LIRC on Raspbian Buster (2019, 4.x kernel)

Infrared and LIRC

In 2019 lirc_rpi, the Linux kernel module provided with Raspbian before, was replaced with gpio-ir and gpio-ir-tx. This tutorial is updated for Raspbian Buster. If you need to setup ANAVI Infrared pHAT on an older version of Raspbian, for example from 2018-04-18, please have a look at the old user's manual.

Setting up LIRC

Perform the steps below to build LIRC from source, to patch it and to enable the infrared receiver and transmitter on ANAVI Infrared pHAT:

  • Install dependencies
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