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InputLeap Keyboard/Mouse Server


input-leap [--address <address>] [--config <pathname>] [--display <display>] [--daemon|--no-daemon] [--name <screen-name>] [--restart|--no-restart] [--debug <level>]


Start the InputLeap server component.


-a,  --address <address>

listen for clients on the given address.

-c,  --config <pathname>

use the named configuration file instead.

-d,  --debug <level>

filter out log messages with priority below level. level may be: FATAL, ERROR, WARNING, NOTE, INFO, DEBUG, DEBUG1, DEBUG2.

-n,  --name <screen-name> use screen-name instead the hostname to identify

this screen in the configuration.

-1,  --no-restart

do not try to restart on failure.


restart the server automatically if it fails. (*)

-l  --log <file>

write log messages to file.


disable the system tray icon.


enable file drag & drop.


enable the crypto (ssl) plugin.

--display <display>

connect to the X server at <display>

--screen-change-script <path>

full path to script to run on screen change first argument is the new screen name

-f,  --no-daemon

run in the foreground.


run as a daemon. (*)

-h,  --help

display this help and exit.


display version information and exit.

Default options are marked with a *

The argument for --address is of the form: [<hostname>][:<port>].  The hostname must be the address or hostname of an interface on the system. Placing brackets around an IPv6 address is required when also specifying a port number and optional otherwise. The default is to listen on all interfaces using port number 24800.


If no configuration file pathname is provided then the first of the following to load successfully sets the configuration:



November 2019 input-leap 2.4.0-release