Section: BrlAPI User's Manual (1)
Updated: January 2021
xbrlapi - X11 BrlAPI helper for Linux/Unix
connects to a
server in order to provide it with the ID of the
window which currently has focus.
It also simulates
keysyms from braille key presses (else brltty would simulate them using a qwerty
keyboard). By default, it puts itself in the background, unless option
Options are processed sequentially from left to right.
If an option is specified more than once,
or in case of a conflict,
the rightmost specification takes precedence.
The following options are supported:
- -b [host][:port] (--brlapi=)
server to connect to.
- -a string (--auth=)
- -d display (--display=)
display to connect to.
If not specified, the content of the
environment variable is used.
- -n (--no-daemon)
Keep xbrlapi in the foreground.
- -q (--quiet)
Do not write any text to the braille device.
- -h (--help)
Print a command line usage summary and then exit.
- -H (--full-help)
Print a thorough command line usage summary and then exit.
For more details on the purpose of
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