Graphtft-plugin

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Description

"Standard"-Theme

This Plugin uses a Framebuffer or VDR device to show Status Informations, so one can use a cheap mini-TFT to show infos about the VDR.

Setup
"brst"-Theme

Hardware requirements

  • TFT display

Software requirements

  • imlib2
  • ffmpeg

Installation

First the prerequisites imlib2

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf imlib2-<VERSION>.tar.gz
cd imlib2-<VERSION>
./configure --prefix=/usr/local
make
make install
ldconfig

and ffmpeg

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf ffmpeg-<VERSION>.tar.gz
ln -s ffmpeg-<VERSION> ffmpeg
cd ffmpeg
./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-shared
make
make install
ldconfig

For the plugin to work you need the Vera truetype font (others will possibly work too)

mkdir -p /etc/vdr/plugins/graphTFT/fonts
cp /path/to/Vera.ttf /etc/vdr/plugins

If you don't know where to find Vera.ttf try the command

locate Vera.ttf

For the rest see plugin installation.

Options

Option Description
HAVE_IMLIB = 1 to enable support for dvb- and fb-devices.
HAVE_DFB = 1
HAVE_SOFTMPEG = 1
Install directFB and libsoftmpeg to use an directFB-output-device.
You can use only directFB without ffmpeg, imlib and libsoftmpeg, but without Pbp.
HAVE_FAST_MEMCPY = 1 USE FASTMEMCPY WITH CPUACCEL
HAVE_PVRFB = 1 FIX FOR USING PVR350-FRAMEBUFFER
DEBUG=1 Enable Debuging

Configuration

The skins goes to /etc/vdr/plugins/graphTFT/themes

mkdir -p /etc/vdr/plugins/graphTFT/themes
tar jxvf standard.tar.bz2 -C /etc/vdr/plugins/graphTFT/themes

Parameter

Parameter (short) Parameter (long) Description
-d DEV --device=DEV sets the device i.e.: /dev/fb0 or for VDR-Dev.: vdr/1

Problems

Links

[1] http://homepages.uni-paderborn.de/tegeler/vdr Plugin homepage
[2] http://www.enlightenment.org/pages/imlib2.html imlib2 homepage
[3] http://ffmpeg.sourceforge.net ffmpeg homepage
[4] http://www.haile.ch/vdr Skins/Themes
[5] http://xpix.dieserver.de/downloads Skins/Themes