[Ilugc] Mission Linux + LCD accomplished
smohan at vsnl.com
Tue Mar 15 11:43:32 IST 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ilugc-bounces at ae.iitm.ac.in
> [mailto:ilugc-bounces at ae.iitm.ac.in] On Behalf Of Anand Kumar Saha
> Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 7:59 AM
> To: ilugc at ae.iitm.ac.in
> Subject: [Ilugc] Mission Linux + LCD accomplished
> This Sat I bought another LCD for Rs 350 from Omega
> electronics. The HD44780A00 chip is seen at the back of the
> LCD. Its a Solomon make.
> But the problem with this one is that it doesn't have points
> to take wires out. There is a delicate connector and I have
> not been able to find a suitable ribbon for it.
> I wish to showcase this in MIT LDD.
That's cheap. I got one for 1,600 about 2 years ago!! Try LCD4Linux. It is
easier to use than LCDProc as you do not have to write a client but can have
arbitrary text or command output also redirected to the LCD display apart
from bar charts.
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