The following components are needed to set up a remote control on Banana Pi:
A Linux system on Banana Pi
A remote control sending infrared signals
An HDMI connection to your TV
A keyboard and mouse connected to your Banana Pi
This recipe is valid for most remote controls. We are using a remote control (shown in the following picture) of a well-known manufacturer:
In most cases, any other remote control should work just fine if it emits infrared signals.