System idle time under Linux

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Wed Sep 29 21:23:54 CEST 2010

On 2010-09-29, Hugo L?veill? <hugol at> wrote:

> One I am looking for, is time since last user mouse or keyboard action.
> So I guess I am looking for the exact same thing a screensaver is
> looking for

Oh.  That's not what "idle" generally means in a Unix/Linux context,
so you can disregard previous answers involving /proc/stat et al.

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