Better handling of AUX and POWER buttons

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Fri Jun 12 14:05:16 CEST 2009

Michal Brzozowski <rusolis at> writes:
> 2009/6/12 Paul Fertser <fercerpav at>
>     Michal Brzozowski <rusolis at> writes:
>     > Speaking about this, how to change the default behavior of the
>     > buttons in Om2009? I know that both of them come as X events and can
>     > be observed using xev, but the power button suspends the device even
>     > if you're not running X, so its action is probably controlled by
>     > power management.
>     That's oeventsd, part of FSO. You can change the behaviour by editing
>     rules.yaml.
> Thanks! Is there a daemon that I can -HUP or do I need to restart
> for the changes to take effect?

Restart frameworkd.

> Going back to the original point. It would be best if there was a
> config file where one could specify all the different keypress
> events (short AUX, short power, long AUX, double AUX, power-AUX,
> etc) and bind actions to them. The actions would be: suspend,
> shutdown, lock, close app, show/hide keyboard, send a custom signal
> to app, etc.

That's called E keybinding configuration.

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