I had to make a few changes to the guide to make it work on my server system. For some reason the logwatch TXT file was not being written and cron was not running the bash file correctly. So I have rewritten the guide below. Continue reading
LCDproc is a piece of open source software that displays real-time system information from your Linux/*BSD box on a LCD. The server supports several serial (and USB) devices: Matrix Orbital, CrystalFontz, Bayrad, LB216, LCDM001 (kernelconcepts.de), Wirz-SLI, Cwlinux(.com) and PIC-an-LCD; and some devices connected to the LPT port: HD44780, T6963, SED1520 and SED1330. Various clients are available that display things like CPU load, system load, memory usage, uptime, and a lot more.