Section: System Administration Utilities (8)Updated: August 2006Local indexUp
Version - daemon for ''lcd'' display devices
LCD4Linux is a small program that grabs information from the kernel and
some subsystems and displays it on an external liquid crystal display.
If started without any options, it will try to read its configuration from
/etc/lcd4linux.conf and daemonize. Please make sure your configuration file
is owned by the user you run lcd4linux (typically root) and has permissions
Alternate configuration file to read. Use this switch to make lcd4linux read another
file than /etc/lcd4linux.conf.
Run in forground and don't daemonize. Useful for debugging.
allows to overwrite entries in the config-file from the command line. arg is 'key=value'
shows a really short usage of lcd4linux
starts lcd4linux in interactive mode. Can be used multiple times
This manual page was written by Reinhard Tartler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
in August 2006 for the Debian project, but may also be used by others.
This manual page and lcd4linux is free software; you can redistribute it
and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
License, or (at your option) any later version.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public
License, version 2, can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2.