[LINUX] LCD/VFD support under XBMC for Linux? - Printable Version
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[LINUX] LCD/VFD support under XBMC for Linux? - Gamester17 - 2007-12-17 16:57
Could the LCDproc library be implemented into the XBMC Linux port using the existing LCD API for the Xbox version?
Quote:LCDproc controls various LCD and VFD devices in a standardized way, and ships with a client to display various system statistics. Supports multiple platforms (Linux, *BSD, Solaris). Client/server model allows multiple systems/clients to use one display.Many (if not most) HTPC chassi comes with a LCD or VFD display today, and for those chassi that do not come with one you can buy a drop-in display for 5,25" slots, (for example iMON which may be one of the most sold solutions, it like most other 5,25" slot LCD you can buy comes with a LIRC compatible InfraRed-reciever built-in). Some newer are USB connected, however mopst older are connected via the serial or paralell port.
EDIT: There are of course other open source LCD/VFD libraries for Linux out there, LCDproc was only the first one I found when searching
- Gamester17 - 2007-12-17 17:45
After just a little research it looks like LCDproc is the best alternative as a LCD library for XBMC Linux port, (it is still activly maintained and supports a large amount of LCD/VFD displays)
...but just in case here are some alternatives to LCDproc:
Another related project which might be interesting is this one: