[LAU] building a bash script for jack midi connect-disconnect with toggle keybindings

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Tue Nov 9 16:51:40 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Julien Claassen <julien at c-lab.de> wrote:
> Hello Dieter!
>  No, the script won't listen to keystrokes, if it isn't active on the real
> screen. Screen is just a way to start more than one program on a terminal.
> Simply a matter of "Where shall I put these five apps then? There's only one
> TTY left." :-)
>  And as I understand, Alex wants to seperate from the GUI as much as
> possible. I suppose xbindkey needs X to run and only works on the Xserver.
> If i'm mistaken, shame upon me. :-)

there are ways to listen to raw keyboard events via the kernel. they
are strongly, strongly not recommended for just about any purpose.

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