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NAME

       blinkd - Blinks keyboard LEDs for various purposes.

SYNOPSIS

       blinkd [-c] [--capslockled] [-f t] [--off-time=t] [-h] [--help] [-n]
              [--numlockled] [-o t] [--on-time=t] [-p t] [--pause=t] [-r]
              [--no-reopen] [-s] [--scrolllockled] [-t n] [--tcp-port=n] [-v]
              [--version]

DESCRIPTION

       The programs blink(1) and blinkd(8) help you to  count  or  to  monitor
       things  like  incoming  calls on your voice box or incoming faxes. E.g.
       they blink Scroll-Lock LED for incoming voice calls  and  Num-Lock  LED
       for  incoming faxes. Normally, all three LEDs (Num-Lock, Caps-Lock, and
       Scroll-Lock) are handled. The blink client will ask the  blinkd  server
       to blink the specified LED with the given rate.

BLINKD OPTIONS

       -c --capslockled
              Handle  the  Caps-Lock  LED.  If  none  of  the  three  LEDs  is
              specified, the default is to handle all of them.

       -f t --off-time=t
              Set the off blink time to the value t. The unit is one tenth  of
              a second.

       -h --help
              Gives a short help on the command line options and exit.

       -n --numlockled
              Handle the Num-Lock LED. If none of the three LEDs is specified,
              the default is to handle all of them.

       -o t --on-time=t
              Set the on blink time to the value t. The unit is one tenth of a
              second.

       -p t --pause=t
              Set  the pause time between blinking to the value t. The unit is
              one tenth of a second.

       -r --no-reopen
              Don’t allow blinkd to close and  re-open  /dev/console  all  the
              time.  This  is  to  prevent  disk  activity,  but  may  lead to
              inaccuracy when switching between virtual consoles.

       -s --scrolllockled
              Handle the Scroll-Lock  LED.  If  none  of  the  three  LEDs  is
              specified, the default is to handle all of them.

       -t n --tcp-port=n
              Use the tcp port n.

       -v --version
              Give a short version information and exit.

FILES

       /etc/init.d/blinkd starts and stops the blinkd daemon. All options have
       to be set in /etc/default/blinkd.

AUTHOR

       Blinkd/blink is made by W. Borgert  <debacle@debian.org>,  as  well  as
       this manual page.

THANKS

       All  important  code  is  taken  from  tleds  and xtleds, made by Jouni
       Lohikoski <Jouni.Lohikoski@iki.fi>, only the bugs are mine alone.  Paul
       Slootman <paul@debian.org>; corrected some of my typos.

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  1998-2001  W.  Borgert  and  released  under the GNU General
       Public License (GPL). Permission is granted to copy, distribute  and/or
       modify  this  document  under  the  terms of the GNU Free Documentation
       License, Version 1.1  or  any  later  version  published  by  the  Free
       Software  Foundation;  with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts
       and no Back-Cover Texts.

       A copy of the GNU Free  Documentation  License  is  available  in  this
       Debian package as /usr/share/doc/blinkd/copyright.

BUGS

       See blink(1) for information on bugs.

DATE

       Version 0.4.6 released on 2003-01-26.

AUTHOR

       W. Borgert.

                                  1999-06-01                         BLINKD(8)