− event signalling console press of Alt-UpArrow
keyboard-request event is generated by the Upstart
init(8) daemon when the keyboard request key
combination (typically Alt-UpArrow) is pressed on the
The support for
this event depends on your kernel configuration. Suggested
use for this event includes spawning a new login console
when pressed, or for secure attention key support.
This event is
not handled in the default Upstart configuration.
A task to be
run on the keyboard request might use: