hal-find-by-capability - find device objects by capability matching
hal-get-capability finds device object in the HAL device database by
looking at device capabilities. For more information about both the big
picture and specific HAL properties, refer to the HAL spec which can be
found in /usr/share/doc/hal-doc/spec/hal-spec.html depending on the
The following options are supported:
The name of the capability.
--help Print out usage.
Print the version.
If devices matching the given capability are found each UDI (Unique
Device Identifier) is printed on stdout and the program exits with exit
code 0. If no devices are found or an error occured, the program exits
with a non-zero exit code.
Please send bug reports to either the distribution or the HAL mailing
list, see http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/hal on how to
hald(8), lshal(1), hal-set-property(1), hal-get-property(1), hal-find-
Written by David Zeuthen <email@example.com> with a lot of help from many