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syndaemon - a program that monitors keyboard activity and disables
the touchpad when the keyboard is being used.
syndaemon [-i idle-time] [-d] [-p pid-file]
[-t] [-k] [-K]
Disabling the touchpad while typing avoids unwanted movements of the
pointer that could lead to giving focus to the wrong window.
This program needs SHMConfig "on" in your XOrg/XFree86 Synaptics
- -i <idle-time>
How many seconds to wait after the last key press before enabling the
(default is 2.0s).
Start as a daemon, ie in the background.
- -p <pid-file>
Create a pid file with the specified filename.
A pid file will only be created if the program is started in daemon
Only disable tapping and scrolling, not mouse movements, in response
to keyboard activity.
Ignore modifier keys when monitoring keyboard activity.
Like -k but also ignore Modifier+Key combos.
Specifies the X server to contact.
It doesn't make much sense to connect to a remote X server, because
the daemon will then monitor the remote server for keyboard activity,
but will disable the touchpad on the local machine.
Peter Osterlund <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
- This man page was written by Mattia Dongili <email@example.com>
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