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.\"                                      Hey, EMACS: -*- nroff -*-
.TH POMMED 1 "2007-01-09"

.SH NAME
pommed \- Apple laptops hotkeys event handler

.SH SYNOPSIS
.B pommed
.RI [ options ]
.SH DESCRIPTION
This manual page documents briefly the
.B pommed
daemon.
.PP
.B pommed
is a daemon handling the hotkeys found on the Apple laptops, like the
MacBook Pro, MacBook and PowerBook laptops. These hotkeys control,
through
.BR pommed ,
the LCD backlight level, the audio volume, the keyboard backlight
level (only on the MacBook Pro and the latest PowerBook) and the
CD/DVD drive ejection. Additionally,
.B pommed
monitors the ambient light sensors found on the MacBook Pro and the
latest PowerBook to automatically light up the keyboard backlight when
the ambient light level gets too low.
.PP
.B pommed
can optionally support the Apple Remote Control, too (this option is
disabled by default and only available for the MacBook Pro and
MacBook).

.SH OPTIONS
.B pommed
accepts the following command-line options.
.TP
.B \-v
Print version information.
.TP
.B \-f
Run in the foreground, printing log messages to stdout.
.TP
.B \-d
Run in the foreground, printing log messages to stdout and debug
messages to stderr.

.SH FILES
.TP
.B /etc/pommed.conf
The configuration file for \fBpommed\fP. See the comments in the
file for the structure of the file and the available options.

.SH AUTHOR
.B pommed
was written by Julien BLACHE <jb@jblache.org>.