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[Lcdproc] LCDproc 0.5.2 released

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  • From: peter AT (Peter Marschall)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] LCDproc 0.5.2 released
  • Date: Fri Apr 27 12:49:01 2007

Hi least,

roughly half a year after v0.5.1, the new shiny version v0.5.2 of LCDproc is
officially out.

Here are the most important changes for LCdproc 0.5.2:
* updated & extended documentation
* various fixes to the server core
* init-script templates for LSB 3.x conforming systems
* new drivers:
+ serialPOS: for text based serial Point of Sale displays
+ ea65: driver for VFD in AOpen XC Cube AV EA65 barebones
+ picolcd: driver for USB LCD picoLCD
+ hd44780/pertelian: connection type for Pertelian X4020
+ hd44780/lcd2usb: connection type for Till Harbaum's LCD2USB
+ hd44780/vdr-wakeup: connection type for Frank Jepsen's vdr-wakeup
+ sed1330/SP14Q002: connection type for Hitachi SP14Q002
* updated drivers:
+ iMon: fix cellwidth, add graphics character support
+ ula200: fix build environment and documentation
+ g15: compatibility with g15daemon > 1.2
+ MtxOrb: flush(), run-time configurable Brightness/OffBrightness
+ CFontz: run-time configurable Brightness/OffBrightness, custom chars
+ CwLnx: fixes, big number support
+ serialVFD: fixes, updates
+ hd44780: fixes for the serial connection types, new options
* updated clients:
+ lcdproc:
- ged rid of more global variables
- fix Disk screen
- Credit contributors in About screen
- support Iface and ProcSize screens for OS X / Darwin
- allow switching on/off Load screen using menu
+ lcdexec:
- try harder to find a shell
* updated build environment:
+ allow compiling with LDFLAG "--as-needed"
+ remove compile-time option to read configuration from LDAP

It can be downloaded from sf as usual.

Have fun with it.
Peter Marschall
peter AT

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