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NAME

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 Luca Capello

Nov 2003 acpi_listen(8)