Since CoreELEC was created the number 1 complaint we have seen over and over again and the biggest source of frustration for our users has been how poor the user experience is with the bundled infra-red remotes that come with generic devices compared with older Krypton based builds.
CoreELEC by default uses meson-ir which allows you to use almost any remote of your choosing to control your device, this works okay when it is setup and configured correctly but not everybody is a power user and some people struggle with achieving this.
Starting with nightlies from 18/01/19, we have added the ability to use either meson-ir remote configurations or the older Kypton amremote style configurations.
To take advantage of these changes simply copy your Krypton
remote.conf to the
COREELEC partition of your SD card / USB flash drive or to
/storage/.config/remote.conf and reboot.
Your device will reboot again whilst changes are made to your device, to revert back to meson-ir just simply remove the file and reboot again.
If you use
gpio-ir-recv on the Odroid C2 and wish to disable internal IR then simply create an empty
remote.disable file in the same location.
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