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       lircmd 0.6.6 [options] [config-file]


       This daemon can simulate a MouseSystems,  IntelliMouse  or
       IMPS/2 type mouse. It gets the received buttons from lircd
       and converts them to mouse events. To make this  possible,
       lircmd needs a config file located in /etc/lircmd.conf. In
       this file you have to determine which  button  from  which
       remote causes a mouse move or a mouse button click.

       -h --help
              display this message

       -v --version
              display version

       -n --nodaemon
              don't fork to background


       If  you provide the --nodaemon option lircmd won't fork to


       lircmd will use  syslogd  to  output  error  messages.  It
       depends  on your system configuration where they will show


       lircd and lircmd are daemons. You  should  start  them  in
       some  init script depending on your system. There are some
       example scripts for different distributions in the contrib
       directory. lircmd has to be started after lircd as it con­
       nects to the socket lircd provides.

       If you start lircd or lircmd from your  shell  prompt  you
       will  usually  get  back  immediately to the prompt. Often
       people think that the program has died. But this is not an
       error. lircd and lircmd are daemons. Daemons always run in


       The documentation for lirc is maintained  as  html  pages.
       They  are  located under html/ in the documentation direc­

lircmd 0.6.6               October 2002                 LIRCMD(1)
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