acpi_listen man page

acpi_listen — ACPI event listener

Synopsis

acpi_listen [options]

Description

acpid is the system-wide ACPI event catcher.  acpi_listen is a simple shell-friendly tool which connects to acpid and listens for events. When an event occurs, acpi_listen will print it on stdout.

Options

-c, --count events

Receive up to a maximum number of ACPI events, then exit.

-s, --socketfile filename

This option changes the name of the UNIX domain socket which acpid opens. Default is /var/run/acpid.socket.

-t, --time seconds

Listen for the specified time in seconds, before exiting.

-v, --version

Print version information and exit.

-h, --help

Show help and exit.

Files

/var/run/acpid.socket

Bugs

There are no known bugs.  To file bug reports, see Authors below.

See Also

acpid(8)

Authors

Ted Felix (www.tedfelix.com)
Tim Hockin <thockin@hockin.org>
Luca Capello <luca@pca.it>

Referenced By

acpid(8), kacpimon(8).

Nov 2003