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         consolation -- copy-paste for the Linux console


         consolation [libinput options]


         Consolation is a daemon that provide copy-paste and scrolling support to the
         Linux console.

         It is based on the libinput library and supports all pointer devices and
         settings provided by this library,

         Similar software include gpm and jamd.

         left button:    start selection
         middle button:  paste selection
         right button:   set end of selection
         wheel:          scroll
         double left click: select word
                            (see --word-chars for the definition of a word.)
         triple left click: select line

         It supports all the standard libinput options

       --udev <seat>.... Use udev device discovery (default).

              Specifying a seat ID is optional.

       --device /path/to/device .... open the given device only

       --apply-to="pattern"....   Configuration  options  are  only applied where the device name
       matches the pattern

       --disable-sendevents="pattern".... Set the send-events option to disabled for the  devices
       matching patterns



       --disable-tap.... enable/disable tapping


       --disable-drag.... enable/disable tap-n-drag


       --disable-drag-lock.... enable/disable tapping drag lock


       --disable-natural-scrolling.... enable/disable natural scrolling


       --disable-left-handed.... enable/disable left-handed button configuration


       --disable-middlebutton.... enable/disable middle button emulation


       --disable-dwt..... enable/disable disable-while-typing

       --set-click-method=[none|clickfinger|buttonareas] .... set the desired click method

       --set-scroll-method=[none|twofinger|edge|button] ... set the desired scroll method

       --set-scroll-button=BTN_MIDDLE ... set the button to the given button code

       --set-profile=[adaptive|flat].... set pointer acceleration profile

       --set-speed=<value>.... set pointer acceleration speed (allowed range [-1, 1])

       --set-tap-map=[lrm|lmr] ... set button mapping for tapping

       These options apply to all applicable devices, if a feature is not explicitly specified it
       is left at each device's default.

       Other options:

       --word-chars=<string>.... List of characters that make up words.

              Ranges (a-z, A-Z, 0-9 etc.) are allowed.

       --grab .......... Exclusively grab all opened devices.

       --no-daemon...... Do not detach and run in the background.

       --verbose ....... Print debugging output.

       --version ....... Print version information.

       --help .......... Print this help.


         Copyright © 2016 Bill Allombert

         This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
         it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
         the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
         (at your option) any later version.



         Bill Allombert <>