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
and daemonize. Please make sure your configuration
file is owned by the user you run lcd4linux (typically root
) and has
- 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
- -c arg
- allows one 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
- Prints a list of supported displays
- Specifies an output file (see
http://ssl.bulix.org/projects/lcd4linux/ for details)
- makes lcd4linux more quiet. Can be used multiple times
- increases verbose level. Can be used multiple times
- Contains the configuration of lcd4linux. Please note that
distributions generally don't install this file, please create it yourself
using the sample configuration as template.
- Contains a detailed and extensive example configuration
lcd4linux was written by Michael Reinelt <email@example.com>
Copyright (C) 2005 The LCD4Linux Team
Development of lcd4linux is at http://ssl.bulix.org/projects/lcd4linux/. Use
that web service for reporting upstream bugs getting in touch with
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. Revised
by Jonathan McCrohan <email@example.com> in March 2012.
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.