g15daemon - provides access to extra keys and the LCD available on the
logitech G15 keyboard.
G15Daemon allows users access to all extra keys by decoding them and
pushing them back into the kernel via the linux UINPUT driver. This
driver must be loaded before g15daemon can be used for keyboard access.
The G15 LCD is also supported. By default, with no other clients
active, g15daemon will display a clock. Client applications and
scripts can access the LCD via a simple API.
The current version of G15Daemon understands the following options:
-v Show version info.
-s By default, g15daemon uses the L1 key to switch between client
screens. Using this switch on the cmdline alters this, making
MR (Macro Record) the button to achieve this function.
-k Stop a previously running copy of G15Daemon. For the keys and
LCD to work, you'll have to restart the daemon manually.
-h Show a brief summary of commandline options available.
G15Daemon must be run as the root user, either from a startup script
(sample scripts are available in the contrib folder) or manually, via
the su command.
To run the daemon with default options, run:
g15daemon -s to have the MR key as the client screen switch.
If all required libraries are installed and in locations known to your
operating system, the daemon will slip quietly into the background and
a clock will appear on the LCD. Congratulations! The linux kernel
will now output keycodes for all your extra keys.
The latest release of g15daemon is available at
G15daemon was written by Mike Lampard firstname.lastname@example.org
and uses the libg15 library by Philip Lawatsch and Anthony J. Mirabella
of the g15tools project. (g15tools.sourceforge.net)
The Python bindings for libg15daemon_client were written by Sven
Many thanks to everyone who has assisted in reporting bugs, misfeatures
and made feature requests.
An up to date list of all authors is available in the AUTHORS file
distributed in the source.
G15daemon, libg15daemon_client and other sourcecode in this package are
licensed under the GPL (General Public License), version 2 or later.
Details on this license are available in the LICENSE document in the
root directory of the source package, and at http://www.fsf.org