LIRC, MCE remote and new versions of Ubuntu

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Okay, this took me a very long time to figure out, so I guess I should share it here. Especially since I made a topic regarding it... I had got LIRC operating successfully. irw reported button pushes and what not, but the problem was that none of the programs I configured follow the buttons that I had setup. I then noticed that for some reason my "Up" and "Down" keys worked in the terminal to move the cursor, and my volume keys turned the volume up and down on the system globally. I realized that this new version of Ubuntu must have something that's intercepting the re (HowTos)