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Manual Reference Pages  -  HAL-FIND-BY-CAPABILITY (1)

NAME

hal-find-by-capability - find device objects by capability matching

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Return Value
Bugs
See Also
Author

SYNOPSIS

hal-find-by-capability [options]

DESCRIPTION

hal-get-capability finds device object in the HAL device database by looking at device capabilities. For more information about both the big picture and specific HAL properties, refer to the HAL spec which can be found in /usr/local/share/doc/hal/spec/hal-spec.html depending on the distribution.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:
--capability
  The name of the capability.
--verbose
  Verbose output.
--help
  Print out usage.
--version
  Print the version.

RETURN VALUE

If devices matching the given capability are found each UDI (Unique Device Identifier) is printed on stdout and the program exits with exit code 0. If no devices are found or an error occured, the program exits with a non-zero exit code.

BUGS

Please send bug reports to either the distribution or the HAL mailing list, see http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/hal on how to subscribe.

SEE ALSO

hald(8), lshal(1), hal-set-property(1), hal-get-property(1), hal-find-by-property(1), dbus-send(1)

AUTHOR

Written by David Zeuthen <david@fubar.dk> with a lot of help from many others.

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