Provided by: acpid_1.0.4-1ubuntu11_i386 bug

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 <thockin@sun.com>
       Luca Capello <luca@pca.it>

                                   Nov 2003                     acpi_listen(8)