LCDTicker 0.2

LCDTicker is a news ticker for LCDproc.

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LICENSE TYPE:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
USER RATING:
2.9/5 14
DEVELOPED BY:
Albrecht Lohofener
HOMEPAGE:
lcdticker.albrechtloh.de
CATEGORY:
ROOT \ Office \ News/Diary
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LCDTicker
LCDTicker is a newsticker for LCDproc. It downloads news from an RSS newsserver and prints it on a display.

At the moment LCDTicker supports only the first line on a display, because I have a one line display.

Installation

extract the archive, type

"make"

and then

"make install" (make sure you are root at this moment),

copy lcdticker.conf to /etc

"cp lcdticker.conf /etc"

if do your start lcdticker automatically an systemstart, copy lcdtickerd to /etc/init.d

"cp lcdtickerd /etc/init.d"

create a Symlink to /etc/rc2.d as example

"ln -s /etc/inid.d/lcdtickerd /etc/rc2.d/S89lcdtickerd"

and for the shutdown

"ln -s /etc/init.d/lcdtickerd /etc/rc0.d/K10lcdtickerd"

What's New in This Release:

Add a new argument: "-c" path to load the configfile
Change the default path of the configfile from HOMEDIR/.lcdticker/lcdticker.conf to /etc/lcdticker.conf
Change the path to load the news file from HOMEDIR/.lcdticker to /tmp
Add a init.d startscript
Add a changelog

Last updated on April 26th, 2005

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