Configure LCDd.conf for LC16M VFD LCD 16×2 screen

I wanted to reinstall my old XBMCuntu distro with new version from and I have downloaded latest available iso file from here.

Since my Silverstone LC16M case has 16×2 VFD display it is normal that I want to use it together with all the multimedia keys. In order to get them working kernel module imon must be loaded.

To support LCD in Kodi you will need addon XBMC LCDproc but before installing the plugin you need to have lcdproc package installed and configured. Continue reading “Configure LCDd.conf for LC16M VFD LCD 16×2 screen”

Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part III – LCD screen

One of the hardest things to choose right for me was LCD screen. There are so many of them to choose from, but there is no much choice if you are looking for 4:3 format screen in a compact form.

Since most of the retro games is made for 4:3 aspect ratio this was a must, so after a long search I found Towin L8009 8 Inch TFT Color LCD monitor at website that fits perfectly with it’s 8” size and 800×600 resolution.

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Ubuntu 12.04 proper LCDd suspend

Please edit this file: /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d/LCDd and make it executable chmod +x LCDd.

# If we are running LCDd stop and restart
# Otherwise lirc_* modules won't get unloaded and
# they do not work properly with suspend/resume
if [ -x /etc/init.d/LCDd ]; then
/etc/init.d/LCDd stop 2>&1 > /dev/null
if [ -x /etc/init.d/LCDd ]; then
/etc/init.d/LCDd start 2>&1 > /dev/null
case "$1" in
*) exit $NA