VMWare/VirtualBox Image for WaltzRemote
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This is a virtual machine that runs Waltzremote (and a Roku remote too).
It is a minimal Debian x64 (Linux) image.
You can use VMWare or VirtualBox to run this.
Userid: wradmin Userid: root
Password: wrpass21 Password: rootpw
Download and install VMWare player or any flavor of VMWare
Open and doublclick on the .vmx file in the "waltzremote-vmware" directory
Create a new virtual machine for Debian x64 and use the .vhdi file as the
hard disk file. (use existing file, etc)
This Virtual machine is configured with 1GB of memory but seems to work fine with 256MB.
If you install it in VirtualBox instead of VMWare, or if your network is not working,
try the command
to configure the correct device name.
Basic instructions are shown when you log in.
Source for waltzremote is in /var/www/waltzremote.
Note that is the directory used by the web server.
The web server is apache2 with MariaDB and php7
Updates to system files (not waltzremote) can be made with:
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
A Roku remote is also is also included in this package.
Access it at http://your-ip/roku/
Undocumented keys on Roku remote:
/ : Start typing in the text field to send text to Roku.
\ : Start typing in TV channel field for fast channel switching.
1-9 : Select Roku device by number instead of using dropdown.
w : Switch between DirecTV and Roku remotes.
L or l : Lock and unlock screen to avoid accidental interaction.
a : Volume up (Roku TV only)
z : Volume down (Roku TV only)
m : Mute (Roku TV only)
If using roku TV and DirecTV together,
volume controls a,z and M work in both
remotes (note M is capital in waltzremote)