stdd (short for "simple time display daemon") is a handy little daemon for the Raspberry PI device that can be used to display the current time.

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README.md

About

stdd (short for "simple time display daemon") is a handy little daemon for the Raspberry PI device that can be used to display the current time on a 7 segment display with a HT16K33 backpack from Adafruit Industries. It makes heavy use of the python libraries published by Adafruit to control the display via I2C.

USAGE

see ./stdd

Dependencies

stov depends on the following software to be installed:

* python 3.0 or higher (2.x versions might work but are deprecated)
* python-pcrtl (optional)
* Adafruit-LED-Backpack module from pypi

COPYING

see LICENSE

Configuration

   hw_address:    hardware  address  for  your  display, a common value is
   "0x70" use i2cdetect to find yours if it doesn't match

   blink_colon:   define if you want the middle colon to blink, 0 = off, 1
   = on

   brightness_high:    value  used for "high" brightness, valid values are
   0-15

   brightness_low:     value used for "low" brightness, valid  values  are
   0-15

   set_brightness_low: time of the day to change the brightness  from
   high to low

   set_brightness_high:     time of the day to change the brightness  from
   low to high

   syslog_level:  maximum  syslog  level to log, stdd uses debug, info and
   error

   syslog_facility:    syslog facility to use for logging (default:  user,
   can also be daemon)

Known issues

None yet

Installation

see INSTALL