How to display the Volumio of DAC+

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Overview

How to Use LCD(sku:443780) to Display the Volumio Information of DAC+ Board?

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Install lcdproc screen display software

sudo apt-get install lcdproc

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Edit configuration files

sudo nano /etc/LCDd.conf

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Find the below related content and modify

Driver=curses  =>  Driver=hd44780
#ServerScreen=no  =>  ServerScreen=off

Find [hd44780], changed to the below information:

[hd44780]
ConnectionType=lcd2usb
Contrast=850
Brightness=800
OffBrightness=0
Keypad=yes
Backlight=yes
Size=16×2
KeyDirect_1=Up
KeyDirect_2=Down

PS: You can also download File:LCDd-1.zip and replace /etc/LCDd.conf directly;

Install MPDlcd software

sudo apt-get install python-mpd
sudo apt-get install python-pip
sudo pip install mpdlcd
wget -O /etc/mpdlcd.conf https://raw.github.com/rbarrois/mpdlcd/master/mpdlcd.conf

Set it to run automatically;

sudo update-rc.d LCDd defaults

Edit /etc/rc.local, add the below command before exit0 line

su volumio -c “mpdlcd –no-syslog &”

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Reboot system, then let's us enjoy some music now.

PS: You can edit the configuration file to set the display comment, only modify the [pattern] comment;

sudo nano /etc/mpdlcd.conf

Some Play effect pictures

Normal play display effect:

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Pause display effect:

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Stop display effect:

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Reference documents