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==Installation==
 
==Installation==
 
To install LCDProc
 
To install LCDProc
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cd $SOURCEDIR
cd $SOURCEDIR
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tar xvzf lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4.tar.gz
tar xvzf lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4.tar.gz
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cd lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4-20030317
cd lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4-20030317
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./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-drivers=hd44780
./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-drivers=hd44780
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cp LCDd.conf /etc
cp LCDd.conf /etc
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make
make
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make install
make install
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You have to adjust the ''--enable-drivers'' option to your needs. Use
 
You have to adjust the ''--enable-drivers'' option to your needs. Use
<pre>
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./configure --help
./configure --help
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</pre>
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to see a list of all possible drivers and other options. After compilation and installation of LCDProc you have a deamon in your system called ''LCDd''. You hav to start it before VDR e.g. in the ''runvdr''
 
to see a list of all possible drivers and other options. After compilation and installation of LCDProc you have a deamon in your system called ''LCDd''. You hav to start it before VDR e.g. in the ''runvdr''
<pre>
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LCDd -c /etc/LCDd.conf &
LCDd -c /etc/LCDd.conf &
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</pre>
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For the plugin see [[plugin installation]].
 
For the plugin see [[plugin installation]].

Revision as of 00:33, 1 December 2004

Description

Setup

The LCDProc plugin make use of alphanummeric displays.

Text LCD 20x4

Hardware requirements

  • Alphanummeric displays

Software requirements

  • LCDProc

Installation

To install LCDProc

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4.tar.gz
cd lcdproc-CVS-stable-0-4-4-20030317
./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-drivers=hd44780
cp LCDd.conf /etc
make
make install

You have to adjust the --enable-drivers option to your needs. Use

./configure --help

to see a list of all possible drivers and other options. After compilation and installation of LCDProc you have a deamon in your system called LCDd. You hav to start it before VDR e.g. in the runvdr

LCDd -c /etc/LCDd.conf &

For the plugin see plugin installation.

Configuration

Parameter

Parameter (short) Parameter (long) Description
-h HOST --host HOST LCDproc host (default=localhost)
-p PORT --port PORT LCDproc port (default=13666)

Problems

  • Use a recent CVS version of LCDProc to avoid memory problems

Links

[1] http://home.pages.at/linux/dvb.html Plugin homepage
[2] http://lcdproc.omnipotent.net LCDproc homepage
[3] http://lcdproc.sourceforge.net/nightly Recent versions of LCDproc