xset man pages

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Tue Jan 29 21:26:09 UTC 2019

On 01/29/19 04:39 AM, info at pclinux.eu wrote:
> Il 24.01.2019 15:43 Alan Coopersmith ha scritto:
>> xset sends a protocol request to the X server to get the information,
>> there is no file being queried there.
> Hello Alan,
> thank a lot indeed for your kind reply.
> Some explanations are needed.
> It seems that X could set numlock and capslock keyboard led on and off (Not so 
> clearly explained in man pages, to say the plain truth, until now I haven't yet 
> figured out how to turn led on and off) but even if xset q get numlock and 
> capslock status it seems not able, looking at man page, to turn numlock and 
> capslock on.
> Have I understood well?

Yes, xset can control the LEDs, but not the keyboard state.

	-Alan Coopersmith-               alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Engineering - https://blogs.oracle.com/alanc

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