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.

AUTHORS

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

SEE ALSO

acpid(8)

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