Nikki81
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lcdproc conf file

Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:49 pm

I am trying to setup lcdproc in raspbian but am not sure what setting i need to change in the conf file for a i2c 20x4 lcd can anyone point me in the right direction ? I have the lcd working with i2c and it is found i2cdetect -y 0
thanks
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Nikki81
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Joined: Sat May 18, 2013 9:36 pm
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Re: lcdproc config file

Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:09 pm

Here is a copy of my conf file

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# LCDd.conf -- configuration file for the LCDproc server daemon LCDd
#
# This file contains the configuration for the LCDd server.
#
# The format is ini-file-like. It is divided into sections that start at
# markers that look like [section]. Comments are all line-based comments,
# and are lines that start with '#' or ';'.
#
# The server has a 'central' section named [server]. For the menu there is
# a section called [menu]. Further each driver has a section which
# defines how the driver acts.
#
# The drivers are activated by specifying them in a driver= line in the
# server section, like:
#
#   Driver=hd44780
#
# This tells LCDd to use the curses driver.
# The first driver that is loaded and is capable of output defines the
# size of the display. The default driver to use is curses.
# If the driver is specified using the -d <driver> command line option,
# the Driver= options in the config file are ignored.
#
# The drivers read their own options from the respective sections.



## Server section with all kinds of settings for the LCDd server ##
[server]

# Where can we find the driver modules ?
# IMPORTANT: Make sure to change this setting to reflect your
#            specific setup! Otherwise LCDd won't be able to find
#            the driver modules and will thus not be able to
#            function properly.
# NOTE: Always place a slash as last character !
DriverPath=/usr/lib/lcdproc/

# Tells the server to load the given drivers. Multiple lines can be given.
# The name of the driver is case sensitive and determines the section
# where to look for further configuration options of the specific driver
# as well as the name of the dynamic driver module to load at runtime.
# The latter one can be changed by giving a File= directive in the
# driver specific section.
#
# The following drivers are supported:
#   bayrad, CFontz, CFontz633, CFontzPacket, curses, CwLnx, ea65,
#   EyeboxOne, g15, glcdlib, glk, hd44780, icp_a106, imon, imonlcd,
#   IOWarrior, irman, joy, lb216, lcdm001, lcterm, lirc, lis, MD8800,
#   mdm166a, ms6931, mtc_s16209x, MtxOrb, mx5000, NoritakeVFD, picolcd,
#   pyramid, sed1330, sed1520, serialPOS, serialVFD, shuttleVFD, sli,
#   stv5730, svga, t6963, text, tyan, ula200, xosd
Driver=hd44780

# Tells the driver to bind to the given interface
Bind=192.168.2.9

# Listen on this specified port; defaults to 13666.
Port=13666

# Sets the reporting level; defaults to 2 (warnings and errors only).
#ReportLevel=3

# Should we report to syslog instead of stderr ? [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#ReportToSyslog=yes

# User to run as.  LCDd will drop its root privileges, if any,
# and run as this user instead.
User=nobody

# The server will stay in the foreground if set to true.
#Foreground=no

# Hello message: each entry represents a display line; default: builtin
#Hello="  Welcome to"
#Hello="   LCDproc!"

# GoodBye message: each entry represents a display line; default: builtin
#GoodBye="Thanks for using"
#GoodBye="   LCDproc!"

# Sets the default time in seconds to displays a screen.
WaitTime=5

# If set to no, LCDd will start with screen rotation disabled. This has the
# same effect as if the ToggleRotateKey had been pressed. Rotation will start
# if the ToggleRotateKey is pressed. Note that this setting does not turn off
# priority sorting of screens. [default: on; legal: on, off]
#AutoRotate=no

# If yes, the the serverscreen will be rotated as a usual info screen. If no,
# it will be a background screen, only visible when no other screens are
# active. The special value 'blank' is similar to no, but only a blank screen
# is displayed. [default: on; legal: on, off, blank]
#ServerScreen=no

# Set master backlight setting. If set to 'open' a client may control the
# backlight for its own screens (only). [default: open; legal: off, open, on]
#Backlight=open

# Set master heartbeat setting. If set to 'open' a client may control the
# heartbeat for its own screens (only). [default: open; legal: off, open, on]
#Heartbeat=open

# set title scrolling speed [default: 10; legal: 0-10]
#TitleSpeed=10

# The "...Key=" lines define what the server does with keypresses that
# don't go to any client. The ToggleRotateKey stops rotation of screens, while
# the PrevScreenKey and NextScreenKey go back / forward one screen (even if
# rotation is disabled.
# Assign the key string returned by the driver to the ...Key setting. These
# are the defaults:
ToggleRotateKey=Enter
PrevScreenKey=Left
NextScreenKey=Right
#ScrollUpKey=Up
#ScrollDownKey=Down


## The menu section. The menu is an internal LCDproc client. ##
[menu]
# You can configure what keys the menu should use. Note that the MenuKey
# will be reserved exclusively, the others work in shared mode.

# Up to six keys are supported. The MenuKey (to enter and exit the menu), the
# EnterKey (to select values) and at least one movement keys are required.
# These are the default key assignments:
MenuKey=Escape
EnterKey=Enter
UpKey=Up
DownKey=Down
#LeftKey=Left
#RightKey=Right


### Driver sections are below this line, in alphabetical order  ###


## EMAC BayRAD driver ##
[bayrad]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal:  1200, 2400, 9600, 19200]
Speed=9600



## CrystalFontz driver (for CF632 & CF634) ##
[CFontz]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0
# Select the LCD size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4
# Set the initial contrast [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=350
# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=0
# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200,
# 115200]
Speed=9600
# Set the firmware version (New means >= 2.0) [default: no; legal: yes, no]
NewFirmware=no
# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# normally you shouldn't need this
Reboot=no



## CrystalFontz633 driver (for CF633 only) ##
[CFontz633]
# Note: Use of this driver is deprecated, please use CFontzPacket driver
# with Model=633 instead.

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0
# Select the LCD type (size) [default: 16x2]
Size=16x2
# Set the initial contrast [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=350
# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50
# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200, 115200]
Speed=19200
# Set the firmware version (New means >= 2.0) [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# Currently this flag is not in use, there is no such thing as NewFirmware. ;=)
#NewFirmware=no
# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# I want to reboot the LCD to make sure we start from a known state
Reboot=yes



## CrystalFontz packet driver (for CFA533, CFA631, CFA633 & CFA635) ##
[CFontzPacket]

# Select the LCD model [default: 633; legal: 533, 631, 633, 635]
Model=633

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0

# Set the initial contrast [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=350

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000

# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS on driver start. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=yes

# Enable the USB flag if the device is connected to an USB port. For
# serial ports leave it disabled. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#USB=yes

# Very old 633 firmware versions do not support partial screen updates using
# 'Send Data to LCD' command (31). For those devices it may be necessary to
# enable this flag. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#OldFirmware=yes

# Override the LCD size known for the selected model. Usually setting this
# value should not be necessary.
#Size=20x4

# Override the default communication speed known for the selected model.
# Default value depends on model [legal: 19200, 115200]
#Speed=115200



## Curses driver ##
[curses]

# color settings
# foreground color [default: blue]
Foreground=blue
# background color when "backlight" is off [default: cyan]
Background=cyan
# background color when "backlight" is on [default: red]
Backlight=red

# display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# What position (X,Y) to start the left top corner at...
# Default: (7,7)
TopLeftX=7
TopLeftY=7

# use ASC symbols for icons & bars [default: no; legal: yes, no]
UseACS=no

# draw Border [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
DrawBorder=yes



## Cwlinux driver ##
[CwLnx]

# Select the LCD model [default: 12232; legal: 12232, 12832, 1602]
Model=12232

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0

# Select the LCD size. Default depends on model:
# 12232: 20x4
# 12832: 21x4
# 1602: 16x2
Size=20x4

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 9600, 19200]
Speed=19200

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# normally you shouldn't need this
Reboot=no

# If you have a keypad connected. Keypad layout is currently not
# configureable from the config file.
Keypad=yes

# If you have a non-standard keypad you can associate any keystrings to keys.
# There are 6 input keys in the CwLnx hardware that generate characters
# from 'A' to 'F'.
#
# The following is the built-in default mapping hardcoded in the driver.
# You can leave those unchanged if you have a standard keypad.
# You can change it if you want to report other keystrings or have a non
# standard keypad.
# KeyMap_A=Up
# KeyMap_B=Down
# KeyMap_C=Left
# KeyMap_D=Right
# KeyMap_E=Enter
# KeyMap_F=Escape

# keypad_test_mode permits one to test keypad assignment
# Default value is no
#keypad_test_mode=yes



## ea65 driver for the display in AOpen XC Cube AV EA65 media barebones ##
[ea65]

# Device is fixed /dev/ttyS1
# Width and Height are fixed 9x1

# As the VFD is self luminescent we don't have a backlight
# But we can use the backlight functions to control the front LEDs
# Brightness 0 to 299 -> LEDs off
# Brightness 300 to 699 -> LEDs half bright
# Brightness 700 to 1000 -> LEDs full bright
Brightness=500
# OffBrightness is the the value used for the 'backlight off' state
OffBrightness=0



## EyeboxOne driver ##
[EyeboxOne]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/ttyS1]
#Device=/dev/cua01
Device=/dev/ttyS1

# Set the display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Switch on the backlight? [default: yes]
Backlight=yes

# Switch on the cursor? [default: no]
Cursor=no

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200]
Speed=19200

# Enter Key is a \r character, so it's hardcoded in the driver
LeftKey=D
RightKey=C
UpKey=A
DownKey=B
EscapeKey=P

# You can find out which key of your display sends which
# character by setting keypad_test_mode to yes and running
# LCDd. LCDd will output all characters it receives.
# Afterwards you can modify the settings above and set
# keypad_set_mode to no again.
keypad_test_mode=no



## g15 driver for Logitech G15 Keyboard LCDs ##
[g15]

# Display size (currently unused)
size=20x5



## glcdlib meta driver for graphical LCDs ##
[glcdlib]

## mandatory:

# which graphical display supported by graphlcd-base to use [default: image]
# (see /etc/graphlcd.conf for possible drivers)
Driver=noritake800

# no=use graphlcd bitmap fonts (they have only one size / font file)
# yes=use fonts supported by FreeType2 (needs Freetype2 support in
# libglcdprocdriver and its dependants)
UseFT2=yes

# text resolution in fixed width characters [default: 16x4]
# (if it won't fit according to available physical pixel resolution
# and the minimum available font face size in pixels, then
# 'DebugBorder' will automatically be turned on)
TextResolution=20x4

# path to font file to use
FontFile=/usr/share/fonts/corefonts/courbd.ttf

## these only apply if UseFT2=yes:

# character encoding to use
CharEncoding=iso8859-2

# minimum size in pixels in which fonts should be rendered
MinFontFaceSize=7x12

## optional:
Brightness=50                   # Brightness (in %) if applicable
Contrast=50                     # Contrast (in %) if applicable
Backlight=no                    # Backlight if applicable
UpsideDown=no                   # flip image upside down
Invert=no                       # invert light/dark pixels
ShowDebugFrame=no               # turns on/off 1 pixel thick debugging
                                # border within the usable text area,
                                # for setting up TextResolution and
                                # MinFontFaceSize (if using FT2);
ShowBigBorder=no                # border around the unused area
ShowThinBorder=yes              # border around the unused area
PixelShiftX=0
PixelShiftY=2



## Matrix Orbital GLK driver ##
[glk]

# select the serial device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# set the initial contrast value [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=560

# set the serial port speed [default: 19200; legal: 9600, 19200, 38400]
Speed=19200



## Hitachi HD44780 driver ##
[hd44780]

# Select what type of connection. See documentation for types.
ConnectionType=i2c

# Port where the LPT is. Usual value are: 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC
Port=0x27

# Device of the serial interface [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/i2c-y 0

# Bitrate of the serial port (0 for interface default)
Speed=0

# If you have a keypad connected.
# You may also need to configure the keypad layout further on in this file.
Keypad=no

# Set the initial contrast (bwctusb and lcd2usb) [default: 500; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=0

# Set brightness of the backlight (lcd2usb only) [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
#Brightness=1000
#OffBrightness=0

# If you have a switchable backlight.
Backlight=no

# If you have the additional output port ("bargraph") and you want to
# be able to control it with the lcdproc OUTPUT command
OutputPort=no

# Specifies if the last line is pixel addressable (yes) or it controls an
# underline effect (no). [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#Lastline=yes

# Specifies the size of the LCD.
# In case of multiple combined displays, this should be the total size.
Size=20x4

# For multiple combined displays: how many lines does each display have.
# Vspan=2,2 means both displays have 2 lines.
#vspan=2,2

# If you have an HD66712, a KS0073 or another 'almost HD44780-compatible',
# set this flag to get into extended mode (4-line linear).
#ExtendedMode=yes

# In extended mode, on some controllers like the ST7036 (in 3 line mode)
# the next line in DDRAM won't start 0x20 higher. [default: 0x20]
#LineAddress=0x10

# Character map to to map ISO-8859-1 to the LCD's character set
# [default: hd44780_default; legal: hd44780_default, hd44780_euro, ea_ks0073,
# sed1278f_0b, hd44780_koi8_r, hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5, upd16314 ]
# (hd44780_koi8_r, hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5 and upd16314 are possible if
# compiled with additional charmaps)
CharMap=hd44780_default

# If your display is slow and cannot keep up with the flow of data from
# LCDd, garbage can appear on the LCDd. Set this delay factor to 2 or 4
# to increase the delays. Default: 1.
#DelayMult=2

# Some displays (e.g. vdr-wakeup) need a message from the driver to that it
# is still alive. When set to a value bigger then null the character in the
# upper left corner is updated every <KeepAliveDisplay> seconds. Default: 0.
#KeepAliveDisplay=0

# If you experience occasional garbage on your display you can use this
# option as workaround. If set to a value bigger than null it forces a
# full screen refresh <RefreshDiplay> seconds. Default: 0.
#RefreshDisplay=5

# You can reduce the inserted delays by setting this to false.
# On fast PCs it is possible your LCD does not respond correctly.
# Default: true.
DelayBus=true

# If you have a keypad you can assign keystrings to the keys.
# See documentation for used terms and how to wire it.
# For example to give directly connected key 4 the string "Enter", use:
#   KeyDirect_4=Enter
# For matrix keys use the X and Y coordinates of the key:
#   KeyMatrix_1_3=Enter
KeyMatrix_4_1=Enter
KeyMatrix_4_2=Up
KeyMatrix_4_3=Down
KeyMatrix_4_4=Escape



## ICP A106 driver ##
[icp_a106]
Device=/dev/ttyS1



## Code Mercenaries IO-Warrior driver ##
[IOWarrior]

# display dimensions
Size=20x4

# serial number. Must be exactly as listed by usbview
# (if not given, the 1st IOWarrior found gets used)
#SerialNumber=00000674

# If you have an HD66712, a KS0073 or another 'almost HD44780-compatible',
# set this flag to get into extended mode (4-line linear).
#ExtendedMode=yes

# Specifies if the last line is pixel addressable (yes) or it controls an
# underline effect (no). [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#Lastline=yes



## Soundgraph/Ahanix/Silverstone/Uneed/Accent iMON driver ##
[imon]

# select the device to use
Device=/dev/lcd0

# display dimensions
Size=16x2

# Character map to to map ISO-8859-1 to the displays character set.
# [default: none; legal: none, hd44780_euro, upd16314, hd44780_koi8_r,
# hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5 ] (upd16314, hd44780_koi8_r,
# hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5 are possible if compiled with additional
# charmaps)
CharMap=hd44780_euro

## Soundgraph iMON LCD ##
[imonlcd]
# Specify which iMon protocol should be used
# [legal: 0, 1; default: 0]
# Choose 0 for 15c2:ffdc device,
# Choose 1 for 15c2:0038 device
Protocol=0

# Set the exit behavior [legal: 0-2; default: 1]
# 0 means leave shutdown message,
# 1 means show the big clock,
# 2 means blank device
#OnExit=2

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd0]
Device=/dev/lcd0

# Select the displays contrast [default: 200; legal: 0-1000]
Contrast=200

# Specify the size of the display in pixels [default: 96x16]
#Size=96x16

# Set the backlight state [default: on; legal: on, off]
#Backlight=on

# Set the disc mode [legal: 0,1; default: 0]
# 0 => spin the "slim" disc - two disc segments,
# 1 => their complement spinning;
#DiscMode=0



## IrMan driver ##
[IrMan]
# in case of trouble with IrMan, try the Lirc emulator for IrMan

# Select the input device to use
#Device=/dev/irman

# Select the configuration file to use
#Config=/etc/irman.cfg



## IRtrans driver ##
[irtrans]

# Does the device have a backlight? [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#Backlight=no

# IRTrans device to connect to [default: localhost]
#Hostname=localhost

# display dimensions
Size=16x2



## Joystick driver ##
[joy]

# Select the input device to use [default: /dev/js0]
Device=/dev/js0

# set the axis map
Map_Axis1neg=Left
Map_Axis1pos=Right
Map_Axis2neg=Up
Map_Axis2pos=Down

# set the button map
Map_Button1=Enter
Map_Button2=Escape



## LB216 driver ##
[lb216]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the initial brightness [default: 255; legal: 0 - 255]
Brightness=255

# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 2400, 9600]
Speed=9600

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=no



## LCDM001 driver ##
[lcdm001]

Device=/dev/ttyS1

# keypad settings
# Keyname      Function
#              Normal context              Menu context
# -------      --------------              ------------
# PauseKey     Pause/Continue              Enter/select
# BackKey      Back(Go to previous screen) Up/Left
# ForwardKey   Forward(Go to next screen)  Down/Right
# MainMenuKey  Open main menu              Exit/Cancel
PauseKey=LeftKey
BackKey=UpKey
ForwardKey=DownKey
MainMenuKey=RightKey

# You can rearrange the settings here.
# If your device is broken, have a look at server/drivers/lcdm001.h



## HNE LCTerm driver ##
[lcterm]
Device=/dev/ttyS1
Size=16x2



## LIRC input driver ##
[lirc]

# Specify an alternative location of the lircrc file [default: ~/.lircrc]
#lircrc=/etc/lircrc.lcdproc

# Must be the same as in your lircrc
#prog=lcdd



## LIS MCE 2005 driver ##
[lis]

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
# 0-250 = 25%, 251-500 = 50%, 501-750 = 75%, 751-1000 = 100%
#Brightness=1000

# Columns by lines [default: 20x2]
#Size=20x2

# USB Vendor ID [default: 0x0403]
# Change only if testing a compatible device.
#VendorID=0x0403

# USB Product ID [default: 0x6001]
# Change only if testing a compatible device.
#ProductID=0x6001



##The driver for the VFD of the Medion MD8800 PC ##
[MD8800]
# device to use [default: /dev/ttyS1]
#Device=/dev/ttyS1

# display size [default: 16x2]
#Size=16x2

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50



## Futuba MDM166A Display
[mdm166a]
# Show self-running clock after LCDd shutdown
# Possible values: [default: no; legal: no, small, big]
Clock=big
# Dim display, no dimming gives full brightness [default: no, legal: yes, no]
Dimming=no
# Dim display in case LCDd is inactive [default: no, legal: yes, no]
OffDimming=yes



## MSI MS-6931 driver for displays in 1HU servers ##
[ms6931]

# device to use [default: /dev/ttyS1]
Device=/dev/ttyS1

# display size [default: 16x2]
#Size=16x2



## MTC-S16209x driver ##
[mtc_s16209x]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the initial brightness [default: 255; legal: 0 - 255]
Brightness=255

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=no



## Matrix Orbital driver ##
[MtxOrb]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0

# Set the display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Set the display type [default: lcd; legal: lcd, lkd, vfd, vkd]
Type=lkd

# Set the initial contrast [default: 480]
# NOTE: The driver will ignore this if the display
#       is a vfd or vkd as they don't have this feature
Contrast=480

# Some old displays do not have an adjustable backlight but only can
# switch the backlight on/off. If you experience randomly appearing block
# characters, try setting this to false. [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
hasAdjustableBacklight=no

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=0

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200]
Speed=19200

# The following table translates from MtxOrb key letters to logical key names.
# By default no keys are mapped, meaning the keypad is not used at all.
#KeyMap_A=Left
#KeyMap_B=Right
#KeyMap_C=Up
#KeyMap_D=Down
#KeyMap_E=Enter
#KeyMap_F=Escape
# See the [menu] section for an explanation of the key mappings

# You can find out which key of your display sends which
# character by setting keypad_test_mode to yes and running
# LCDd. LCDd will output all characters it receives.
# Afterwards you can modify the settings above and set
# keypad_set_mode to no again.
keypad_test_mode=no



## mx5000 driver for LCD display on the Logitech MX5000 keyboard ##
[mx5000]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/hiddev0]
Device = /dev/hiddev0
# Time to wait in ms after the refresh screen has been sent [default: 1000]
WaitAfterRefresh = 1000



## Noritake VFD driver ##
[NoritakeVFD]
# device where the VFD is. Usual values are /dev/ttyS0 and /dev/ttyS1
# [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0
# Specifies the size of the LCD.
Size=20x4
# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50
# set the serial port speed [default: 9600, legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200, 115200]
Speed=9600
# Set serial data parity [default: 0; legal: 0-2 ]
# Meaning: 0(=none), 1(=odd), 2(=even)
Parity=0
# re-initialize the VFD [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=no



## Mini-box.com picoLCD (usblcd) driver ##
[picolcd]

# KeyTimeout is the time in ms that LCDd spends waiting for a key press before
# cycling through other duties.  Higher values make LCDd use less CPU time and
# make key presses more detectable.  Lower values make LCDd more responsive
# but a little prone to missing key presses.  500 (.5 second) is the default
# and a balanced value. [default: 500; legal: 0 - 1000]
KeyTimeout=500

# Sets the initial state of the backlight upon start-up.
# [default: on; legal: on, off]
#Backlight=on

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]. Works only
# with the 20x4 device
Brightness=1000

# Set the brightness while the backlight is 'off' [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000].
# Works only with the 20x4 device.
#OffBrightness=0

# Set the initial contrast [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=1000

# Light the keys? [default: on; legal: on, off]
Keylights=on

# If Keylights is on, the you can unlight specific keys below:
# Key0 is the directional pad.  Key1 - Key5 correspond to the F1 - F5 keys.
# There is no LED for the +/- keys.  This is a handy way to indicate to users
# which keys are disabled.  [default: on; legal: on, off]
Key0Light=on
Key1Light=on
Key2Light=on
Key3Light=on
Key4Light=on
Key5Light=on

# Host name or IP address of the LIRC instance that is to receive IR codes
# If not set, or set to an empty value, IR support is disabled.
#LircHost=127.0.0.1

# UDP port on which LIRC is listening [default: 8765; legal: 1 - 65535]
LircPort=8765

# Threshold in jiffies of synthesized gap that triggers flushing the IR data
# to lirc [default: 100 ; max: 32767 ]
# 100 means 6.1ms. legal: 16 - 32767; Use 0 to disable.
LircFlushThreshold=100



## Pyramid LCD driver ##
[pyramid]

# device to connect to [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0



## Seiko Epson 1330 driver ##
[sed1330]

# Port where the LPT is. Common values are 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC
Port=0x378

# Type of LCD module (legal: G321D, G121C, G242C, G191D, G2446, SP14Q002)
# Note: Currently only tested with G321D & SP14Q002.
Type=G321D

# Width x Height of a character cell in pixels [legal: 6x7 - 8x16; default: 6x10]
CellSize=6x10

# Select what type of connection [legal: classic, bitshaker; default: classic]
ConnectionType=classic



## Seiko Epson 1520 driver ##
[sed1520]

# Port where the LPT is. Usual values are 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC
Port=0x378

# Select the interface type (wiring) for the display. Supported values are
# 68 for 68-style connection (RESET level high) and 80 for 80-style connection
# (RESET level low). [legal: 68, 80; default: 80]
InterfaceType=68

# On fast machines it may be necessary to slow down transfer to the display.
# If this value is set to zero, delay is disabled. Any value greater than
# zero slows down each write by one microsecond. [legal: 0-1000; default: 1]
DelayMult=0


## serial POS display driver ##
[serialPOS]

# Device to use in serial mode [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Specifies the size of the display in characters. [default: 16x2]
Size=16x2

# Set the communication protocol to use with the POS display.
# [default: AEDEX; legal: IEE, Epson, Emax, IBM, LogicControls, Ultimate]
Type=AEDEX

# communication baud rate with the display [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400,
# 19200, 115200]
Speed=9600



## Serial VFD driver ##
## Drives various (see below) serial 5x7dot VFD's.  ##
[serialVFD]

# Specifies the displaytype.[default: 0]
# 0 NEC (FIPC8367 based) VFDs.
# 1 KD Rev 2.1.
# 2 Noritake VFDs (*).
# 3 Futaba VFDs
# 4 IEE S03601-95B
# 5 IEE S03601-96-080 (*)
# 6 Futaba NA202SD08FA (allmost IEE compatible)
# 7 Samsung 20S207DA4 and 20S207DA6
# 8 Nixdorf BA6x / VT100
# (* most should work, not tested yet.)
Type=0

# "no" if display connected serial, "yes" if connected parallel. [default: no]
# I.e. serial by default
use_parallel=no

# Number of Custom-Characters. default is display type dependent
#Custom-Characters=0

# Portaddress where the LPT is. Used in parallel mode only. Usual values are
# 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC.
Port=0x378

# Set parallel port timing delay (us). Used in parallel mode only.
# [default: 2; legal: 0 - 255]
#PortWait=2

# Device to use in serial mode. Usual values are /dev/ttyS0 and /dev/ttyS1
Device=/dev/ttyS1

# Specifies the size of the VFD.
Size=20x2

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
# (4 steps 0-250, 251-500, 501-750, 751-1000)
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
# (4 steps 0-250, 251-500, 501-750, 751-1000)
OffBrightness=0

# set the serial port speed [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200, 115200]
Speed=9600

# enable ISO 8859 1 compatibility [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#ISO_8859_1=yes



## shuttleVFD driver ##
[shuttleVFD]
# No options



## stv5730 driver ##
[stv5730]

# Port the device is connected to [default: 0x378]
Port=0x378


[SureElec]

# Port the device is connected to  (by default first USB serial port)
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0

# Edition level of the device (can be 1, 2 or 3) [default: 2]
#Edition=1

# set display size
# Note: The size can be obtained directly from device for edition 2 & 3.
#Size=16x2

# Set the initial contrast [default: 480; legal: 0 - 1000]
#Contrast=200

# Set the initial brightness [default: 480; legal: 1 - 1000]
#Brightness=480

# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 100; legal: 1 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
#OffBrightness=100


## SVGAlib driver ##
[svga]

# svgalib mode to use [default: G320x240x256 ]
# legal values are supported svgalib modes
#Mode=G640x480x256

# set display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Set the initial contrast [default: 500; legal: 0 - 1000]
# Can be set but does not change anything internally
Contrast=500

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 1 - 1000]
Brightness=1000

# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 500; legal: 1 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=500



## Text driver ##
[text]
# Set the display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4



## Toshiba T6963 driver ##
[t6963]

# set display size in pixels [default: 128x64]
Size=128x64

# port to use [default: 0x378; legal: 0x200 - 0x400]
Port=0x378

# Use LPT port in bi-directional mode. This should work on most LPT port and
# is required for proper timing! [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#bidirectional=yes

# Insert additional delays into reads / writes. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#delayBus=no

# Clear graphic memory on start-up. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#ClearGraphic=no



## Tyan Barebones LCD driver (GS10 & GS12 series) ##
[tyan]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 4800, 9600]
Speed=9600

# set display size [default: 16x2]
Size=16x2



## ELV ula200 driver ##
[ula200]

# Select the LCD size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# If you have a non standard keypad you can associate any keystrings to keys.
# There are 6 input key in the CwLnx hardware that generate characters
# from 'A' to 'F'.
#
# The following it the built-in default mapping hardcoded in the driver.
# You can leave those unchanged if you have a standard keypad.
# You can change it if you want to report other keystrings or have a non
# standard keypad.
# KeyMap_A=Up
# KeyMap_B=Down
# KeyMap_C=Left
# KeyMap_D=Right
# KeyMap_E=Enter
# KeyMap_F=Escape



## Wirz SLI LCD driver ##
[sli]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200,
# 38400, 57600, 115200]
Speed=19200



## OnScreen Display using libxosd ##
[xosd]

# set display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Offset in pixels from the top-left corner of the monitor [default: 0x0]
Offset=200x200

# X font to use, in XLFD format, as given by "xfontsel"
Font=-*-terminus-*-r-*-*-*-320-*-*-*-*-*

# EOF

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Re: lcdproc conf file

Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:40 pm

After spending a good few more hours reading web pages and trying different things i am still no further along i could really use some help i have checked the schematics for the i2c backpack and what the lcdproc driver needs and they look the same to me
lcdproc:
i2c pin.PNG
i2c backpack:
i2cbackpack.PNG

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Re: lcdproc config file

Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:37 pm

Nikki81 wrote:Here is a copy of my conf file

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# LCDd.conf -- configuration file for the LCDproc server daemon LCDd
#
# This file contains the configuration for the LCDd server.
#
# The format is ini-file-like. It is divided into sections that start at
# markers that look like [section]. Comments are all line-based comments,
# and are lines that start with '#' or ';'.
#
# The server has a 'central' section named [server]. For the menu there is
# a section called [menu]. Further each driver has a section which
# defines how the driver acts.
#
# The drivers are activated by specifying them in a driver= line in the
# server section, like:
#
#   Driver=hd44780
#
# This tells LCDd to use the curses driver.
# The first driver that is loaded and is capable of output defines the
# size of the display. The default driver to use is curses.
# If the driver is specified using the -d <driver> command line option,
# the Driver= options in the config file are ignored.
#
# The drivers read their own options from the respective sections.



## Server section with all kinds of settings for the LCDd server ##
[server]

# Where can we find the driver modules ?
# IMPORTANT: Make sure to change this setting to reflect your
#            specific setup! Otherwise LCDd won't be able to find
#            the driver modules and will thus not be able to
#            function properly.
# NOTE: Always place a slash as last character !
DriverPath=/usr/lib/lcdproc/

# Tells the server to load the given drivers. Multiple lines can be given.
# The name of the driver is case sensitive and determines the section
# where to look for further configuration options of the specific driver
# as well as the name of the dynamic driver module to load at runtime.
# The latter one can be changed by giving a File= directive in the
# driver specific section.
#
# The following drivers are supported:
#   bayrad, CFontz, CFontz633, CFontzPacket, curses, CwLnx, ea65,
#   EyeboxOne, g15, glcdlib, glk, hd44780, icp_a106, imon, imonlcd,
#   IOWarrior, irman, joy, lb216, lcdm001, lcterm, lirc, lis, MD8800,
#   mdm166a, ms6931, mtc_s16209x, MtxOrb, mx5000, NoritakeVFD, picolcd,
#   pyramid, sed1330, sed1520, serialPOS, serialVFD, shuttleVFD, sli,
#   stv5730, svga, t6963, text, tyan, ula200, xosd
Driver=hd44780

# Tells the driver to bind to the given interface
Bind=192.168.2.9

# Listen on this specified port; defaults to 13666.
Port=13666

# Sets the reporting level; defaults to 2 (warnings and errors only).
#ReportLevel=3

# Should we report to syslog instead of stderr ? [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#ReportToSyslog=yes

# User to run as.  LCDd will drop its root privileges, if any,
# and run as this user instead.
User=nobody

# The server will stay in the foreground if set to true.
#Foreground=no

# Hello message: each entry represents a display line; default: builtin
#Hello="  Welcome to"
#Hello="   LCDproc!"

# GoodBye message: each entry represents a display line; default: builtin
#GoodBye="Thanks for using"
#GoodBye="   LCDproc!"

# Sets the default time in seconds to displays a screen.
WaitTime=5

# If set to no, LCDd will start with screen rotation disabled. This has the
# same effect as if the ToggleRotateKey had been pressed. Rotation will start
# if the ToggleRotateKey is pressed. Note that this setting does not turn off
# priority sorting of screens. [default: on; legal: on, off]
#AutoRotate=no

# If yes, the the serverscreen will be rotated as a usual info screen. If no,
# it will be a background screen, only visible when no other screens are
# active. The special value 'blank' is similar to no, but only a blank screen
# is displayed. [default: on; legal: on, off, blank]
#ServerScreen=no

# Set master backlight setting. If set to 'open' a client may control the
# backlight for its own screens (only). [default: open; legal: off, open, on]
#Backlight=open

# Set master heartbeat setting. If set to 'open' a client may control the
# heartbeat for its own screens (only). [default: open; legal: off, open, on]
#Heartbeat=open

# set title scrolling speed [default: 10; legal: 0-10]
#TitleSpeed=10

# The "...Key=" lines define what the server does with keypresses that
# don't go to any client. The ToggleRotateKey stops rotation of screens, while
# the PrevScreenKey and NextScreenKey go back / forward one screen (even if
# rotation is disabled.
# Assign the key string returned by the driver to the ...Key setting. These
# are the defaults:
ToggleRotateKey=Enter
PrevScreenKey=Left
NextScreenKey=Right
#ScrollUpKey=Up
#ScrollDownKey=Down


## The menu section. The menu is an internal LCDproc client. ##
[menu]
# You can configure what keys the menu should use. Note that the MenuKey
# will be reserved exclusively, the others work in shared mode.

# Up to six keys are supported. The MenuKey (to enter and exit the menu), the
# EnterKey (to select values) and at least one movement keys are required.
# These are the default key assignments:
MenuKey=Escape
EnterKey=Enter
UpKey=Up
DownKey=Down
#LeftKey=Left
#RightKey=Right


### Driver sections are below this line, in alphabetical order  ###


## EMAC BayRAD driver ##
[bayrad]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal:  1200, 2400, 9600, 19200]
Speed=9600



## CrystalFontz driver (for CF632 & CF634) ##
[CFontz]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0
# Select the LCD size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4
# Set the initial contrast [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=350
# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=0
# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200,
# 115200]
Speed=9600
# Set the firmware version (New means >= 2.0) [default: no; legal: yes, no]
NewFirmware=no
# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# normally you shouldn't need this
Reboot=no



## CrystalFontz633 driver (for CF633 only) ##
[CFontz633]
# Note: Use of this driver is deprecated, please use CFontzPacket driver
# with Model=633 instead.

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0
# Select the LCD type (size) [default: 16x2]
Size=16x2
# Set the initial contrast [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=350
# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50
# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200, 115200]
Speed=19200
# Set the firmware version (New means >= 2.0) [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# Currently this flag is not in use, there is no such thing as NewFirmware. ;=)
#NewFirmware=no
# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# I want to reboot the LCD to make sure we start from a known state
Reboot=yes



## CrystalFontz packet driver (for CFA533, CFA631, CFA633 & CFA635) ##
[CFontzPacket]

# Select the LCD model [default: 633; legal: 533, 631, 633, 635]
Model=633

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0

# Set the initial contrast [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=350

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000

# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS on driver start. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=yes

# Enable the USB flag if the device is connected to an USB port. For
# serial ports leave it disabled. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#USB=yes

# Very old 633 firmware versions do not support partial screen updates using
# 'Send Data to LCD' command (31). For those devices it may be necessary to
# enable this flag. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#OldFirmware=yes

# Override the LCD size known for the selected model. Usually setting this
# value should not be necessary.
#Size=20x4

# Override the default communication speed known for the selected model.
# Default value depends on model [legal: 19200, 115200]
#Speed=115200



## Curses driver ##
[curses]

# color settings
# foreground color [default: blue]
Foreground=blue
# background color when "backlight" is off [default: cyan]
Background=cyan
# background color when "backlight" is on [default: red]
Backlight=red

# display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# What position (X,Y) to start the left top corner at...
# Default: (7,7)
TopLeftX=7
TopLeftY=7

# use ASC symbols for icons & bars [default: no; legal: yes, no]
UseACS=no

# draw Border [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
DrawBorder=yes



## Cwlinux driver ##
[CwLnx]

# Select the LCD model [default: 12232; legal: 12232, 12832, 1602]
Model=12232

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0

# Select the LCD size. Default depends on model:
# 12232: 20x4
# 12832: 21x4
# 1602: 16x2
Size=20x4

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 9600, 19200]
Speed=19200

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
# normally you shouldn't need this
Reboot=no

# If you have a keypad connected. Keypad layout is currently not
# configureable from the config file.
Keypad=yes

# If you have a non-standard keypad you can associate any keystrings to keys.
# There are 6 input keys in the CwLnx hardware that generate characters
# from 'A' to 'F'.
#
# The following is the built-in default mapping hardcoded in the driver.
# You can leave those unchanged if you have a standard keypad.
# You can change it if you want to report other keystrings or have a non
# standard keypad.
# KeyMap_A=Up
# KeyMap_B=Down
# KeyMap_C=Left
# KeyMap_D=Right
# KeyMap_E=Enter
# KeyMap_F=Escape

# keypad_test_mode permits one to test keypad assignment
# Default value is no
#keypad_test_mode=yes



## ea65 driver for the display in AOpen XC Cube AV EA65 media barebones ##
[ea65]

# Device is fixed /dev/ttyS1
# Width and Height are fixed 9x1

# As the VFD is self luminescent we don't have a backlight
# But we can use the backlight functions to control the front LEDs
# Brightness 0 to 299 -> LEDs off
# Brightness 300 to 699 -> LEDs half bright
# Brightness 700 to 1000 -> LEDs full bright
Brightness=500
# OffBrightness is the the value used for the 'backlight off' state
OffBrightness=0



## EyeboxOne driver ##
[EyeboxOne]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/ttyS1]
#Device=/dev/cua01
Device=/dev/ttyS1

# Set the display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Switch on the backlight? [default: yes]
Backlight=yes

# Switch on the cursor? [default: no]
Cursor=no

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200]
Speed=19200

# Enter Key is a \r character, so it's hardcoded in the driver
LeftKey=D
RightKey=C
UpKey=A
DownKey=B
EscapeKey=P

# You can find out which key of your display sends which
# character by setting keypad_test_mode to yes and running
# LCDd. LCDd will output all characters it receives.
# Afterwards you can modify the settings above and set
# keypad_set_mode to no again.
keypad_test_mode=no



## g15 driver for Logitech G15 Keyboard LCDs ##
[g15]

# Display size (currently unused)
size=20x5



## glcdlib meta driver for graphical LCDs ##
[glcdlib]

## mandatory:

# which graphical display supported by graphlcd-base to use [default: image]
# (see /etc/graphlcd.conf for possible drivers)
Driver=noritake800

# no=use graphlcd bitmap fonts (they have only one size / font file)
# yes=use fonts supported by FreeType2 (needs Freetype2 support in
# libglcdprocdriver and its dependants)
UseFT2=yes

# text resolution in fixed width characters [default: 16x4]
# (if it won't fit according to available physical pixel resolution
# and the minimum available font face size in pixels, then
# 'DebugBorder' will automatically be turned on)
TextResolution=20x4

# path to font file to use
FontFile=/usr/share/fonts/corefonts/courbd.ttf

## these only apply if UseFT2=yes:

# character encoding to use
CharEncoding=iso8859-2

# minimum size in pixels in which fonts should be rendered
MinFontFaceSize=7x12

## optional:
Brightness=50                   # Brightness (in %) if applicable
Contrast=50                     # Contrast (in %) if applicable
Backlight=no                    # Backlight if applicable
UpsideDown=no                   # flip image upside down
Invert=no                       # invert light/dark pixels
ShowDebugFrame=no               # turns on/off 1 pixel thick debugging
                                # border within the usable text area,
                                # for setting up TextResolution and
                                # MinFontFaceSize (if using FT2);
ShowBigBorder=no                # border around the unused area
ShowThinBorder=yes              # border around the unused area
PixelShiftX=0
PixelShiftY=2



## Matrix Orbital GLK driver ##
[glk]

# select the serial device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# set the initial contrast value [default: 560; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=560

# set the serial port speed [default: 19200; legal: 9600, 19200, 38400]
Speed=19200



## Hitachi HD44780 driver ##
[hd44780]

# Select what type of connection. See documentation for types.
ConnectionType=i2c

# Port where the LPT is. Usual value are: 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC
Port=0x27

# Device of the serial interface [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/i2c-y 0

# Bitrate of the serial port (0 for interface default)
Speed=0

# If you have a keypad connected.
# You may also need to configure the keypad layout further on in this file.
Keypad=no

# Set the initial contrast (bwctusb and lcd2usb) [default: 500; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=0

# Set brightness of the backlight (lcd2usb only) [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
#Brightness=1000
#OffBrightness=0

# If you have a switchable backlight.
Backlight=no

# If you have the additional output port ("bargraph") and you want to
# be able to control it with the lcdproc OUTPUT command
OutputPort=no

# Specifies if the last line is pixel addressable (yes) or it controls an
# underline effect (no). [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#Lastline=yes

# Specifies the size of the LCD.
# In case of multiple combined displays, this should be the total size.
Size=20x4

# For multiple combined displays: how many lines does each display have.
# Vspan=2,2 means both displays have 2 lines.
#vspan=2,2

# If you have an HD66712, a KS0073 or another 'almost HD44780-compatible',
# set this flag to get into extended mode (4-line linear).
#ExtendedMode=yes

# In extended mode, on some controllers like the ST7036 (in 3 line mode)
# the next line in DDRAM won't start 0x20 higher. [default: 0x20]
#LineAddress=0x10

# Character map to to map ISO-8859-1 to the LCD's character set
# [default: hd44780_default; legal: hd44780_default, hd44780_euro, ea_ks0073,
# sed1278f_0b, hd44780_koi8_r, hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5, upd16314 ]
# (hd44780_koi8_r, hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5 and upd16314 are possible if
# compiled with additional charmaps)
CharMap=hd44780_default

# If your display is slow and cannot keep up with the flow of data from
# LCDd, garbage can appear on the LCDd. Set this delay factor to 2 or 4
# to increase the delays. Default: 1.
#DelayMult=2

# Some displays (e.g. vdr-wakeup) need a message from the driver to that it
# is still alive. When set to a value bigger then null the character in the
# upper left corner is updated every <KeepAliveDisplay> seconds. Default: 0.
#KeepAliveDisplay=0

# If you experience occasional garbage on your display you can use this
# option as workaround. If set to a value bigger than null it forces a
# full screen refresh <RefreshDiplay> seconds. Default: 0.
#RefreshDisplay=5

# You can reduce the inserted delays by setting this to false.
# On fast PCs it is possible your LCD does not respond correctly.
# Default: true.
DelayBus=true

# If you have a keypad you can assign keystrings to the keys.
# See documentation for used terms and how to wire it.
# For example to give directly connected key 4 the string "Enter", use:
#   KeyDirect_4=Enter
# For matrix keys use the X and Y coordinates of the key:
#   KeyMatrix_1_3=Enter
KeyMatrix_4_1=Enter
KeyMatrix_4_2=Up
KeyMatrix_4_3=Down
KeyMatrix_4_4=Escape



## ICP A106 driver ##
[icp_a106]
Device=/dev/ttyS1



## Code Mercenaries IO-Warrior driver ##
[IOWarrior]

# display dimensions
Size=20x4

# serial number. Must be exactly as listed by usbview
# (if not given, the 1st IOWarrior found gets used)
#SerialNumber=00000674

# If you have an HD66712, a KS0073 or another 'almost HD44780-compatible',
# set this flag to get into extended mode (4-line linear).
#ExtendedMode=yes

# Specifies if the last line is pixel addressable (yes) or it controls an
# underline effect (no). [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#Lastline=yes



## Soundgraph/Ahanix/Silverstone/Uneed/Accent iMON driver ##
[imon]

# select the device to use
Device=/dev/lcd0

# display dimensions
Size=16x2

# Character map to to map ISO-8859-1 to the displays character set.
# [default: none; legal: none, hd44780_euro, upd16314, hd44780_koi8_r,
# hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5 ] (upd16314, hd44780_koi8_r,
# hd44780_cp1251, hd44780_8859_5 are possible if compiled with additional
# charmaps)
CharMap=hd44780_euro

## Soundgraph iMON LCD ##
[imonlcd]
# Specify which iMon protocol should be used
# [legal: 0, 1; default: 0]
# Choose 0 for 15c2:ffdc device,
# Choose 1 for 15c2:0038 device
Protocol=0

# Set the exit behavior [legal: 0-2; default: 1]
# 0 means leave shutdown message,
# 1 means show the big clock,
# 2 means blank device
#OnExit=2

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd0]
Device=/dev/lcd0

# Select the displays contrast [default: 200; legal: 0-1000]
Contrast=200

# Specify the size of the display in pixels [default: 96x16]
#Size=96x16

# Set the backlight state [default: on; legal: on, off]
#Backlight=on

# Set the disc mode [legal: 0,1; default: 0]
# 0 => spin the "slim" disc - two disc segments,
# 1 => their complement spinning;
#DiscMode=0



## IrMan driver ##
[IrMan]
# in case of trouble with IrMan, try the Lirc emulator for IrMan

# Select the input device to use
#Device=/dev/irman

# Select the configuration file to use
#Config=/etc/irman.cfg



## IRtrans driver ##
[irtrans]

# Does the device have a backlight? [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#Backlight=no

# IRTrans device to connect to [default: localhost]
#Hostname=localhost

# display dimensions
Size=16x2



## Joystick driver ##
[joy]

# Select the input device to use [default: /dev/js0]
Device=/dev/js0

# set the axis map
Map_Axis1neg=Left
Map_Axis1pos=Right
Map_Axis2neg=Up
Map_Axis2pos=Down

# set the button map
Map_Button1=Enter
Map_Button2=Escape



## LB216 driver ##
[lb216]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the initial brightness [default: 255; legal: 0 - 255]
Brightness=255

# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 2400, 9600]
Speed=9600

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=no



## LCDM001 driver ##
[lcdm001]

Device=/dev/ttyS1

# keypad settings
# Keyname      Function
#              Normal context              Menu context
# -------      --------------              ------------
# PauseKey     Pause/Continue              Enter/select
# BackKey      Back(Go to previous screen) Up/Left
# ForwardKey   Forward(Go to next screen)  Down/Right
# MainMenuKey  Open main menu              Exit/Cancel
PauseKey=LeftKey
BackKey=UpKey
ForwardKey=DownKey
MainMenuKey=RightKey

# You can rearrange the settings here.
# If your device is broken, have a look at server/drivers/lcdm001.h



## HNE LCTerm driver ##
[lcterm]
Device=/dev/ttyS1
Size=16x2



## LIRC input driver ##
[lirc]

# Specify an alternative location of the lircrc file [default: ~/.lircrc]
#lircrc=/etc/lircrc.lcdproc

# Must be the same as in your lircrc
#prog=lcdd



## LIS MCE 2005 driver ##
[lis]

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
# 0-250 = 25%, 251-500 = 50%, 501-750 = 75%, 751-1000 = 100%
#Brightness=1000

# Columns by lines [default: 20x2]
#Size=20x2

# USB Vendor ID [default: 0x0403]
# Change only if testing a compatible device.
#VendorID=0x0403

# USB Product ID [default: 0x6001]
# Change only if testing a compatible device.
#ProductID=0x6001



##The driver for the VFD of the Medion MD8800 PC ##
[MD8800]
# device to use [default: /dev/ttyS1]
#Device=/dev/ttyS1

# display size [default: 16x2]
#Size=16x2

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50



## Futuba MDM166A Display
[mdm166a]
# Show self-running clock after LCDd shutdown
# Possible values: [default: no; legal: no, small, big]
Clock=big
# Dim display, no dimming gives full brightness [default: no, legal: yes, no]
Dimming=no
# Dim display in case LCDd is inactive [default: no, legal: yes, no]
OffDimming=yes



## MSI MS-6931 driver for displays in 1HU servers ##
[ms6931]

# device to use [default: /dev/ttyS1]
Device=/dev/ttyS1

# display size [default: 16x2]
#Size=16x2



## MTC-S16209x driver ##
[mtc_s16209x]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the initial brightness [default: 255; legal: 0 - 255]
Brightness=255

# Reinitialize the LCD's BIOS [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=no



## Matrix Orbital driver ##
[MtxOrb]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0

# Set the display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Set the display type [default: lcd; legal: lcd, lkd, vfd, vkd]
Type=lkd

# Set the initial contrast [default: 480]
# NOTE: The driver will ignore this if the display
#       is a vfd or vkd as they don't have this feature
Contrast=480

# Some old displays do not have an adjustable backlight but only can
# switch the backlight on/off. If you experience randomly appearing block
# characters, try setting this to false. [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
hasAdjustableBacklight=no

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=0

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200]
Speed=19200

# The following table translates from MtxOrb key letters to logical key names.
# By default no keys are mapped, meaning the keypad is not used at all.
#KeyMap_A=Left
#KeyMap_B=Right
#KeyMap_C=Up
#KeyMap_D=Down
#KeyMap_E=Enter
#KeyMap_F=Escape
# See the [menu] section for an explanation of the key mappings

# You can find out which key of your display sends which
# character by setting keypad_test_mode to yes and running
# LCDd. LCDd will output all characters it receives.
# Afterwards you can modify the settings above and set
# keypad_set_mode to no again.
keypad_test_mode=no



## mx5000 driver for LCD display on the Logitech MX5000 keyboard ##
[mx5000]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/hiddev0]
Device = /dev/hiddev0
# Time to wait in ms after the refresh screen has been sent [default: 1000]
WaitAfterRefresh = 1000



## Noritake VFD driver ##
[NoritakeVFD]
# device where the VFD is. Usual values are /dev/ttyS0 and /dev/ttyS1
# [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyS0
# Specifies the size of the LCD.
Size=20x4
# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=50
# set the serial port speed [default: 9600, legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200, 115200]
Speed=9600
# Set serial data parity [default: 0; legal: 0-2 ]
# Meaning: 0(=none), 1(=odd), 2(=even)
Parity=0
# re-initialize the VFD [default: no; legal: yes, no]
Reboot=no



## Mini-box.com picoLCD (usblcd) driver ##
[picolcd]

# KeyTimeout is the time in ms that LCDd spends waiting for a key press before
# cycling through other duties.  Higher values make LCDd use less CPU time and
# make key presses more detectable.  Lower values make LCDd more responsive
# but a little prone to missing key presses.  500 (.5 second) is the default
# and a balanced value. [default: 500; legal: 0 - 1000]
KeyTimeout=500

# Sets the initial state of the backlight upon start-up.
# [default: on; legal: on, off]
#Backlight=on

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]. Works only
# with the 20x4 device
Brightness=1000

# Set the brightness while the backlight is 'off' [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000].
# Works only with the 20x4 device.
#OffBrightness=0

# Set the initial contrast [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
Contrast=1000

# Light the keys? [default: on; legal: on, off]
Keylights=on

# If Keylights is on, the you can unlight specific keys below:
# Key0 is the directional pad.  Key1 - Key5 correspond to the F1 - F5 keys.
# There is no LED for the +/- keys.  This is a handy way to indicate to users
# which keys are disabled.  [default: on; legal: on, off]
Key0Light=on
Key1Light=on
Key2Light=on
Key3Light=on
Key4Light=on
Key5Light=on

# Host name or IP address of the LIRC instance that is to receive IR codes
# If not set, or set to an empty value, IR support is disabled.
#LircHost=127.0.0.1

# UDP port on which LIRC is listening [default: 8765; legal: 1 - 65535]
LircPort=8765

# Threshold in jiffies of synthesized gap that triggers flushing the IR data
# to lirc [default: 100 ; max: 32767 ]
# 100 means 6.1ms. legal: 16 - 32767; Use 0 to disable.
LircFlushThreshold=100



## Pyramid LCD driver ##
[pyramid]

# device to connect to [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0



## Seiko Epson 1330 driver ##
[sed1330]

# Port where the LPT is. Common values are 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC
Port=0x378

# Type of LCD module (legal: G321D, G121C, G242C, G191D, G2446, SP14Q002)
# Note: Currently only tested with G321D & SP14Q002.
Type=G321D

# Width x Height of a character cell in pixels [legal: 6x7 - 8x16; default: 6x10]
CellSize=6x10

# Select what type of connection [legal: classic, bitshaker; default: classic]
ConnectionType=classic



## Seiko Epson 1520 driver ##
[sed1520]

# Port where the LPT is. Usual values are 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC
Port=0x378

# Select the interface type (wiring) for the display. Supported values are
# 68 for 68-style connection (RESET level high) and 80 for 80-style connection
# (RESET level low). [legal: 68, 80; default: 80]
InterfaceType=68

# On fast machines it may be necessary to slow down transfer to the display.
# If this value is set to zero, delay is disabled. Any value greater than
# zero slows down each write by one microsecond. [legal: 0-1000; default: 1]
DelayMult=0


## serial POS display driver ##
[serialPOS]

# Device to use in serial mode [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Specifies the size of the display in characters. [default: 16x2]
Size=16x2

# Set the communication protocol to use with the POS display.
# [default: AEDEX; legal: IEE, Epson, Emax, IBM, LogicControls, Ultimate]
Type=AEDEX

# communication baud rate with the display [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400,
# 19200, 115200]
Speed=9600



## Serial VFD driver ##
## Drives various (see below) serial 5x7dot VFD's.  ##
[serialVFD]

# Specifies the displaytype.[default: 0]
# 0 NEC (FIPC8367 based) VFDs.
# 1 KD Rev 2.1.
# 2 Noritake VFDs (*).
# 3 Futaba VFDs
# 4 IEE S03601-95B
# 5 IEE S03601-96-080 (*)
# 6 Futaba NA202SD08FA (allmost IEE compatible)
# 7 Samsung 20S207DA4 and 20S207DA6
# 8 Nixdorf BA6x / VT100
# (* most should work, not tested yet.)
Type=0

# "no" if display connected serial, "yes" if connected parallel. [default: no]
# I.e. serial by default
use_parallel=no

# Number of Custom-Characters. default is display type dependent
#Custom-Characters=0

# Portaddress where the LPT is. Used in parallel mode only. Usual values are
# 0x278, 0x378 and 0x3BC.
Port=0x378

# Set parallel port timing delay (us). Used in parallel mode only.
# [default: 2; legal: 0 - 255]
#PortWait=2

# Device to use in serial mode. Usual values are /dev/ttyS0 and /dev/ttyS1
Device=/dev/ttyS1

# Specifies the size of the VFD.
Size=20x2

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 0 - 1000]
# (4 steps 0-250, 251-500, 501-750, 751-1000)
Brightness=1000
# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 0; legal: 0 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
# (4 steps 0-250, 251-500, 501-750, 751-1000)
OffBrightness=0

# set the serial port speed [default: 9600; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200, 115200]
Speed=9600

# enable ISO 8859 1 compatibility [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#ISO_8859_1=yes



## shuttleVFD driver ##
[shuttleVFD]
# No options



## stv5730 driver ##
[stv5730]

# Port the device is connected to [default: 0x378]
Port=0x378


[SureElec]

# Port the device is connected to  (by default first USB serial port)
Device=/dev/ttyUSB0

# Edition level of the device (can be 1, 2 or 3) [default: 2]
#Edition=1

# set display size
# Note: The size can be obtained directly from device for edition 2 & 3.
#Size=16x2

# Set the initial contrast [default: 480; legal: 0 - 1000]
#Contrast=200

# Set the initial brightness [default: 480; legal: 1 - 1000]
#Brightness=480

# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 100; legal: 1 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
#OffBrightness=100


## SVGAlib driver ##
[svga]

# svgalib mode to use [default: G320x240x256 ]
# legal values are supported svgalib modes
#Mode=G640x480x256

# set display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Set the initial contrast [default: 500; legal: 0 - 1000]
# Can be set but does not change anything internally
Contrast=500

# Set the initial brightness [default: 1000; legal: 1 - 1000]
Brightness=1000

# Set the initial off-brightness [default: 500; legal: 1 - 1000]
# This value is used when the display is normally
# switched off in case LCDd is inactive
OffBrightness=500



## Text driver ##
[text]
# Set the display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4



## Toshiba T6963 driver ##
[t6963]

# set display size in pixels [default: 128x64]
Size=128x64

# port to use [default: 0x378; legal: 0x200 - 0x400]
Port=0x378

# Use LPT port in bi-directional mode. This should work on most LPT port and
# is required for proper timing! [default: yes; legal: yes, no]
#bidirectional=yes

# Insert additional delays into reads / writes. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#delayBus=no

# Clear graphic memory on start-up. [default: no; legal: yes, no]
#ClearGraphic=no



## Tyan Barebones LCD driver (GS10 & GS12 series) ##
[tyan]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the communication speed [default: 9600; legal: 4800, 9600]
Speed=9600

# set display size [default: 16x2]
Size=16x2



## ELV ula200 driver ##
[ula200]

# Select the LCD size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# If you have a non standard keypad you can associate any keystrings to keys.
# There are 6 input key in the CwLnx hardware that generate characters
# from 'A' to 'F'.
#
# The following it the built-in default mapping hardcoded in the driver.
# You can leave those unchanged if you have a standard keypad.
# You can change it if you want to report other keystrings or have a non
# standard keypad.
# KeyMap_A=Up
# KeyMap_B=Down
# KeyMap_C=Left
# KeyMap_D=Right
# KeyMap_E=Enter
# KeyMap_F=Escape



## Wirz SLI LCD driver ##
[sli]

# Select the output device to use [default: /dev/lcd]
Device=/dev/lcd

# Set the communication speed [default: 19200; legal: 1200, 2400, 9600, 19200,
# 38400, 57600, 115200]
Speed=19200



## OnScreen Display using libxosd ##
[xosd]

# set display size [default: 20x4]
Size=20x4

# Offset in pixels from the top-left corner of the monitor [default: 0x0]
Offset=200x200

# X font to use, in XLFD format, as given by "xfontsel"
Font=-*-terminus-*-r-*-*-*-320-*-*-*-*-*

# EOF

Hi,
I can't see any mention of i2c in that config - how does the software know you are using an i2c bus?
Check out this thread for some more information :
http://forum.stmlabs.com/showthread.php?tid=1864

Texy
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https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=93&t=147682#p971555

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Re: lcdproc conf file

Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:29 pm

Its set under the hd44780 settings from what I have read it is defined by using i2c as he connection type and setting the port mine is 0x27 and the device type /dev/i2c-0

In the conf file I posted I had my device type as i2c -y 0 I have changed it now to i2c-0

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Re: lcdproc conf file

Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:36 pm

After pulling a all nighter and trying every last thing i could think off i found this driver http://www.neighborgeek.net/2013/02/usi ... ry-pi.html

And.....................
rsz_img_0310.jpg
Now ive just to find how to load new screens etc

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Re: lcdproc conf file

Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:26 am

Well done so far!
One thing I have just noticed is that the 2 circuit diagrams you mentioned in your second post are of course total different.
The important difference is how the outputs of the i2c IO chip PCF8574 are connected to the LCD. By default LCDproc
is programmed one way, but the changes that the neighbourhoodgeek link shows is how to change LCDproc to an alternative
wiring method. If you had wired the pcf8574 as LCDproc was expecting by default then things may of been smoother.
However maybe you had one of the 'eBay' i2c-lcd boards specials rather than hard wiring?

Texy
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https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=93&t=147682#p971555

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Re: lcdproc conf file

Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:08 pm

Thank you. I have finally connected my LCD.

Here is my working all LCDproc.conf

Code: Select all

[server]
DriverPath=/usr/lib/lcdproc/
Driver=hd44780
Bind=127.0.0.1
Port=13666
ReportLevel=3
ReportToSyslog=yes
User=nobody
Foreground=no
WaitTime=5
Backlight=on
Heartbeat=open
[menu]

[hd44780]
ConnectionType=i2c
Device=/dev/i2c-1
Port=0x27
Backlight=yes
Size=16x2
DelayMult=1
DelayBus=false
Keypad=no
And test script in Ruby:

Code: Select all

#!/home/tomas/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.0.0-p247/bin/ruby
require 'net/telnet'
trap("INT") { puts " Exit."; exit}
pilcd = Net::Telnet::new(
"Host" => "127.0.0.1",
"Port" => 13666,
"Telnetmode" => false,
"Timeout" => false)
pilcd.puts("hello")
pilcd.puts("screen_add s1")
pilcd.puts("screen_set s1 -priority 1")
pilcd.puts("widget_add s1 w1 title")
pilcd.puts("widget_add s1 w2 string")
pilcd.puts("widget_set s1 w1 {Tomas Freeman!}")
pilcd.cmd("widget_set s1 w2 4 2 { Raspberry Pi }") { |c| print c }
-----
Tomas Freeman

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