lirc with ir toy not working!!

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lirc with ir toy not working!!

Postby jacksonmonroe » Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:11 pm


i tried to install an updted lirc via the tutorial at

i could create the package and install it. unfortunately, it wont work after rebooting the computer.

whenever i try to send something via irsend (commands which worked fine before) the following error occurs:

irsend: could not connect to socket
irsend: Connection refused

when I turn on the computer, the yellow led of the ir toy is on. it turns off whenever I try to send an ir command.

did I miss some kind of delay or anything else? im quite frustrated because after 2 whole days of trial&error i finally got it to work - but only until the next reboot of the computer :(

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Re: lirc with ir toy not working!!

Postby Barf » Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:59 am

Sigh... As I wrote three and a half years ago, that guide was obsolete already then.

Please install the current Lirc 0.10.1 (which supports IrToy natively), then we go from there.
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