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acpi_listen(8)              System Manager's Manual             acpi_listen(8)



NAME
       acpi_listen - ACPI event listener

SYNOPSIS
       acpi_listen [options]


DESCRIPTION
       acpid  is  the  sysem-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
       regcomp(3), sh(1), socket(2), connect(2)

AUTHORS
       Tim Hockin <thockinATsun.com>
       Luca Capello <lucaATpca.it>




                                   Nov 2003                     acpi_listen(8)