kacpimon then reports on what it sees while it is connected.
Use kacpimon to make sure your kernel is sending acpi-related events via the three sources mentioned above.
Since both acpid and kacpimon connect to the same sources, be sure to kill acpid before running kacpimon:
Also be sure to run kacpimon as root or else it won't be able to open /proc/acpi/event or the input layer:
If you want to pipe the output of kacpimon to a file, be sure to use the "Esc" key to exit rather than Ctrl-C. Using Ctrl-C will cause output to be lost.
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