bluemon — Activate or deactivate programs based on bluetooth link quality
[-b aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff] [--btid
aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff ] [-t threshold]
[--threshold threshold] [-i
interval] [--interval interval] [-s
] [--stdout ] [--no-syslog ] [-n
] [--no-fork ] [-v ] [--verbose
] [-d ] [--disconnect-hack ] [-q
] [--link-quality ] [-h ] [--help
] [-V ] [--version ]
This manual page documents briefly the bluemon
monitors the quality of the link to a bluetooth device and emits
dbus signals when it drops below a given threshold or disconnects. Used with
the bluemon-client program, This can be used to perform actions like locking
the terminal when you walk away from it.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options
starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
- -i --interval
- The check interval, in ms.
- -t --threshold
- The link quality threshold, out of 255
- -b --btid
- The bluetooth ID to monitor (e.g. aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff). This
parameter may be specified multiple times to monitor multiple
- -s --stdout --no-syslog
- Log to stdout rather than syslog
- -n --no-fork
- Do not become a daemon
- -d --disconnect-hack
- Enable this if your bluetooth device disconnects regularly
while still in range, adds a small delay into noticing device abscence
- -v --verbose
- Enable verbose output
- -q --link-quality
- Check for link quality to device. Default only checks for
presence of connection.
- -h --help
- Show summary of options.
- -V --version
- print version.
hcitool (1), bluemon-client(1), bluemon-query(1), bluemon-dbus(7).
This manual page was written by Matthew Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
for the Debian
system (but may be used by others). Permission is
granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the
GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be
found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.