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xbrlapi (1)


xbrlapi - X11 BrlAPI helper for Linux/Unix


xbrlapi [option ...]


XBRLAPI(1)                   BrlAPI User's Manual                   XBRLAPI(1)

       xbrlapi - X11 BrlAPI helper for Linux/Unix

       xbrlapi [option ...]

       xbrlapi  connects to a BrlAPI server in order to provide it with the ID
       of the X11 window which currently  has  focus.   It  also  simulates  X
       keysyms from braille key presses (else brltty would simulate them using
       a qwerty keyboard).

       Options are processed sequentially from left to right.  If an option is
       specified more than once, or in case of a conflict, the rightmost spec-
       ification takes precedence.

       The following options are supported:

       -b [host][:port] (--brlapi=)
              The BrlAPI server to connect to.

       -a string (--auth=)
              The BrlAPI authorization/authentication string.

       -d display (--display=)
              The X display to connect to.  If not specified, the  content  of
              the DISPLAY environment variable is used.

       -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.

       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE        |
       |Availability   | library/accessibility/brltty |
       |Stability      | Pass-through volatile        |
       For more details on the purpose of xbrlapi, see BrlAPI's on-line manual
       at [http://brltty.com/doc/Manual-BrlAPI/English/BrlAPI-3.html].

       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source    was     downloaded     from      http://mielke.cc/brltty//ar-

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://mielke.cc/brltty/.

BrlAPI 0.6.5                      2016-06-28                        XBRLAPI(1)