amarok_xml_lcd interface

Amarok_XML_LCD

About  

Amarok_XML_LCD is a ruby script that enables data from Amarok to be displayed on an LCD screen using LCDproc, the LCD - Liquid crystal display - daemon, more information on LCDproc can be found on the LCDproc home page.

 

The script initialises several different screen that represent different states of the Amarok engine and displays these screen on the LCD depending on the state of Amarok. Each of the screens are fully user configurable, using a simply XML configuration file the user can edit the on-screen widgets to their choice.

 

Along with widgets the user also has access to a host of Amarok DCOP commands that allow data to be retrieved from the Amarok engine. and dynamically displayed on the display.

 

Current Version  

Amarok_XML_LCD v0.1  

  • version v1.0 pending release - end of Feb 09 - Inc. Amarok 2 support - further details to follow.
  • Release date : 29/10/08

ToDo

Not much to add at the moment... Although the script design was started before the announcement of Amarok 2 so watch this space... 

  • Support for large numbers, support for icons;
  • Support for more special widgets;
  • Make title bars special updatable widgets;
  • Edit the idle/stopped implementation with regards to being displayed in the foreground.

Documentation  

The .tar file comes with all documentation enclosed, alternatively, it can be viewed online or saved as a pdf  

 
HTML manual  
Downloadable pdf manual  
Forum  

In due course a message board will be set up to answer general questions regarding the use of Amarok_XML_LCD.  

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Download  

Amarok_XML_LCD0.1.amarokscript.tar

History  

~30/02/09
release of v1.0 - Amarok 2 support
29/10/08
release of v0.1

 

Screen Shots

Watch this space  

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