Package lcdproc

LCDproc displays real-time system information on a 20x4 backlit LCD

LCDproc is a client/server suite inclduding drivers for all
kinds of nifty LCD displays. The server supports several
serial devices: Matrix Orbital, Crystal Fontz, Bayrad, LB216,
LCDM001 (, Wirz-SLI and PIC-an-LCD; and some
devices connected to the LPT port: HD44780, STV5730, T6963,
SED1520 and SED1330. Various clients are available that display
things like CPU load, system load, memory usage, uptime, and a lot more.
See also

General Commands (Section 1)
lcdexec connects to LCDd (the LCDproc server) and adds a submenu to the LCDd main menu that allows the user to select commands to be executed. You can access...
lcdproc is the client in the LCDproc suite that displays information about the local system's status on an LCD that is connected to an LCDd server daemon. Due...
This program shows content from a system console on a LCD controlled by LCDd. As the console is usually larger than a LCD, the area shown on the LCD screen can...
File Formats (Section 5)
The syntax for LCDproc's configuration files is INI-file style. They are 8-bit text files divided into sections, each containing zero or more key-value pairs...
System Administration (Section 8)
LCDd is the server part of LCDproc, a daemon which listens to a certain port (normally 13666) and displays information on an LCD display. It works with several...