My remote control is a Pinnacle PCTV, which uses the driver “pinsys”.
In order to see the driver available in lircd, use the command:
# lircd –driver=?
To see what are the supported remote control and the related driver:
To start the lirc daemon with the correct driver and serial port, use the command:
# lircd –driver=pinsys –device=/dev/ttyUSB0
Then in KDE start the IRKick program.
For other settings and deeper documentation: