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A premade libcec deb

I’ve run across people who are interested in using libcec and would prefer to get started as soon as possible rather than going down the compile it up route.  For those people, you can download gzipped deb files from http://www.owltra.com/libcec/index.html

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CEC 3.0.0 on the Raspberry Pi

UPDATE 20180123 This article is now years out of date.  you should simply be able to install the cec-utils package and all should be well. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install cec-utils Background In a previous

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A simple libCEC example for the Raspberry Pi

UPDATE:  See A simple libCEC4 example for the Raspberry Pi for more up to date information. After getting the libcec test client (cec-client) to run my thoughts turned to incorporating CEC control into my own code.  The source code for cec-client is 1145

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CEC adventures on the Raspberry Pi

OUTDATED Previously I made available a precompiled version, a-premade-libcec-deb but don’t use it.  These days all you have to do is sudo apt install cec-utils And if you want to do development sudo apt install libcec4-dev And read my article on

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