Category Archives: LCDHost

LCDHost is now open-source

After requests, deliberations, volunteers, refactoring and scrubbing, LCDHost now lives on github. Licensing is mixed – the plugins will keep their previous license (usually BSD) but the main program and support libraries will be GPLv3. One notable exception is that the packaging system is not there, as it requires too many secrets (passwords, key pairs and […]

LCDHost Alpha 37

Just a quick fix to remove the LH_Graph crash in A36.

LCDHost Alpha 36

Whats new in LCDHost 0.0.36: Added LCDHost platform to the About box Update plugin error messages when reloading Remove output devices that fail to open() cleanly Serialize plugin shutdown and helper threads Kill HID timer before stopping HIDAPI Unify exit code for OSX dock menu Data linking propagation fixes Improved –hidden and systray handling, especially […]

LCDHost Alpha 35

Please note that both Windows and Linux versions are now 64-bit. The auto-updater will not notify a 32-bit user about a 64-bit version, so changing from 32 to 64-bit versions will require you to manually download a copy. The changes required to allow Qt 5.2.1 to be used required extensive refactoring, so keep a copy of […]

LCDHost Alpha 34

Another quick release. A33 fixed the global float-to-qreal replacing that messed up some of the LH_Monitoring interface structures. A34 fixes data linking (and thus LH_Weather). Hopefully. Always back-up your layouts before updating.