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barriers - Barrier Keyboard/Mouse Server

barriers [--address <address>] [--config <pathname>] [--display <display>] [--no-xinitthreads] [--daemon|--no-daemon] [--name <screen-name>] [--restart|--no-restart] [--debug <level>]

Start the barrier server component.

-a, --address <address>
listen for clients on the given address.
-c, --config <pathname>
use the named configuration file instead.
-d, --debug <level>
filter out log messages with priority below level. level may be: FATAL, ERROR, WARNING, NOTE, INFO, DEBUG, DEBUG1, DEBUG2.
-n, --name <screen-name> use screen-name instead the hostname to identify
this screen in the configuration.
-1, --no-restart
do not try to restart on failure.
--restart
restart the server automatically if it fails. (*)
-l --log <file>
write log messages to file.
--no-tray
disable the system tray icon.
--enable-drag-drop
enable file drag & drop.
--enable-crypto
enable the crypto (ssl) plugin.
--display <display>
connect to the X server at <display>
--no-xinitthreads
do not call XInitThreads()
-f, --no-daemon
run in the foreground.
--daemon
run as a daemon. (*)
-h, --help
display this help and exit.
--version
display version information and exit.

Default options are marked with a *

The argument for --address is of the form: [<hostname>][:<port>]. The hostname must be the address or hostname of an interface on the system. Placing brackets around an IPv6 address is required when also specifying a port number and optional otherwise. The default is to listen on all interfaces using port number 24800.

If no configuration file pathname is provided then the first of the following to load successfully sets the configuration:

$HOME/.local/share/barrier/barrier.conf /etc/barrier.conf

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May 2018 barriers 2.1.0-snapshot