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  1. I'll jump in here and stand corrected by one of the experts if necessary. You're in the wrong directory when you issue the Flirc commands when using flirc_util.exe. Make sure you run flirc_util from the directory in which is resides. In your case, it looks like that is C\Program Files (x86)\Flirc. Thus, if you want to run a "keys" command, then type, without the quotes, "flirc_util.exe keys" from the prompt C\Program Files (x86)\Flirc. You're trying to run the command from C:\Users\Clive. That's not where flirc_util.exe resides. I'm a noob myself. I just figured out how to run this utility.
  2. Thanks yawor. I found flirc_util in the Program Files folder just as you suggested. I should have looked there! I'll look around at some of the other threads on how to use it. I forgot exactly what message I got from the setup program, but I'll check again, keeping what you said in mind. I was initially a bit confused and I may have actually tried to record the same button twice. Thanks for the hint on Kodi kdy bindings as well. I looked around the keyboard controls and missed the period and comma.
  3. Hi all, I recently bought a Flirc and am using it to control Kodi running on a Windows 7 laptop/docking station connected to my TV/AVR setup. My plans are to migrate eventually from the laptop/docking station to a Raspberry Pi. I'm using an RCRP05B remote running extender 1.05 and have chosen a Samsung TV upgrade that uses the NECx2 protocol to control the Flirc. So far, I'm happy with the Flirc, but I did have a couple questions for the collective. First, I'd really like to be able to view my configuration. I've forgotten how I've mapped some of my keys. I see that Yawor has alluded to flirc_util, but I can't seem to find such a program anywhere. Any help with that? Second, I've tried to map the same function to different remote keys and the FLIRC setup program won't let me do that. Here's the background: Kodi uses the arrow keys on the keyboard for navigation unless you're watching a video; e.g., a recorded TV program. In that case, the right and left arrow keys skip forward or backward, commands that are commonly used to skip commercials. Most remotes have separate buttons for navigation and transport; e.g., skip forward/backward. I'd like to allow my wife to control Kodi exactly as she controls our dish receiver when watching a recorded TV program through Kodi; i.e., using the same buttons for navigation and skipping. My initial thought was to program the left and right arrow keys to both the left and right arrow keys on my remote and the skip forward/back keys on the remote, but, as I said, the Flirc setup program won't let me do that. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Anyway, I'm pleased with the Flirc and look forward to using it with Kodi. Thanks.
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