1. NAME

acpi_listen - ACPI event listener

2. SYNOPSIS

acpi_listen [options]

3. 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.

4. OPTIONS

  • -c \fR, \fP --count events
        Receive up to a maximum number of ACPI events, then exit.
  • -s \fR, \fP --socketfile filename
        This option changes the name of the UNIX domain socket which acpid opens. Default is /var/run/acpid.socket.
  • -t \fR, \fP --time seconds
        Listen for the specified time in seconds, before exiting.
  • -v \fR, \fP --version
        Print version information and exit.
  • -h \fR, \fP --help
        Show help and exit.

5. FILES

/var/run/acpid.socket

6. BUGS

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

7. SEE ALSO

regcomp(3), sh(1), socket(2), connect(2)

8. AUTHORS

Tim Hockin < >
Luca Capello < >