ESE Key Daemon 1.2.7 released

New version of ESE Key Daemon was released today.

New features include the ability to handle multiple key combinations and distinguish between key presses and releases. A problem with the handling of the last line in a configuration file when there is no newline on the last line is gone. Numeric keys are now also allowed in the configuration file.

Download: esekeyd-1.2.7.tar.gz (.asc)

MD5: 5937ad6d7815dbc6ab6983411a9f37d4
SHA1: 07671be42b61973a3270aaf1b41c3467568ae7ac

ESE Key Daemon 1.2.4 released

New version of ESE Key Daemon was released today.

Release notes:

  • Fixed cross-compilation bug reported by hartleys.
  • Removed debian directory (will try to include esekeyd in Debian).
  • Removed old directory (Linux 2.4 users can use 1.2.3, but 2.4 support is no longer maintained).
  • Removed lib directory (any modern (g)libc has getopt).

Download: esekeyd-1.2.4.tar.gz (.asc)

MD5: 5eb8d1b02cdd99d0681e946768e529db
SHA1: 12395b670dbf9ae93573e9cd5f57c51c3572a8aa

ESE Key Daemon

ESE Key Daemon is a multimedia keyboard driver for Linux. With the 2.6 kernel series it can also handle remote controls, as they are presented as keyboards. No kernel patch is required. It is a userspace program that pools /dev/input/event? interfaces for incoming keyboard key presses. Package also includes Funkey daemon for 2.4.

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