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Re: Determine time of last keystroke and mouse movement



On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 02:49:38PM -0600, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> Is there anyway for periodic (cron like) job running as root on Fedora  
> 10 (and up) to determine time of the last keypress and mouse movement?  
> Back in the day I could look at the access time of /dev/tty7, but this  
> appears to be no longer the case (even when moving to /dev/tty1 to  
> account for the vt1 X shift).  Any ideas on how to determine this would  
> be greatly appreciated.

I'm sure you can write something to read (and log) /dev/input/*  This daemon
could be started at system boot and /shouldn't/ interfere with system opperation.

Yours Tony


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