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
from Matrix Orbital and CrystalFontz as well as
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.