Part 5 : Add fastext button navigation of websites

This page is part of a sequence of steps for creating a tv-true platform for viewing TV streaming websites on your television:

If you have a remote control with fastext (red - green - yellow - blue) buttons then these buttons can be used for easy navigation of web pages that have been designed with TV remote controls in mind.

  1. configure the remote control buttons with useful commands for use in Firefox, such as the fastext buttons

    nano .mythtv/lircrc
    

    ...
    
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Red
        repeat = 0
        config = Key alt-shift-r CurrentWindow
    end
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Green
        repeat = 0
        config = Key alt-shift-g CurrentWindow
    end
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Yellow
        repeat = 0
        config = Key alt-shift-y CurrentWindow
    end
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Blue
        repeat = 0
        config = Key alt-shift-b CurrentWindow
    end
    # go back one page with the Back key
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Back
        repeat = 0
        config = Key alt-Left CurrentWindow
    end
    # quit the browser on Stop key
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Stop
        repeat = 0
        config = Key ctrl-q CurrentWindow
    end
    # go to next anchor link with >> key
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Forward
        repeat = 0
        config = Key Tab CurrentWindow
    end
    # go to previous anchor link with << key
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Rewind
        repeat = 0
        config = Key shift-Tab CurrentWindow
    end
    # F11 toggle fullscreen on Home key (doesnt work, no X keysym for F11?))
    begin
        prog = irxevent
        button = Home
        repeat = 0
        config = Key F11 CurrentWindow
    end
    
    ...
    

Now move onto the next part of the installation

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