gnome-options(7) Gnome User s Manual gnome-options(7)

NAME gnome-options - Standard Command Line Options for GNOME 2 Programs

SYNOPSIS program [standard options] [specific options] arguments

DESCRIPTION This manual page describes the command line options, which are common to all Gnome applications.

OPTIONS Help options -?, --help Show the applications help message.

--usage Display a brief usage message.

--version Show the applicationss version information.

Bonobo Activation support --oaf-ior-fd=FD File descriptor to print IOR on

--oaf-activate-iid=IID IID to activate

--oaf-private Prevent registering of server with OAF

GNOME library options --disable-sound Disable sound server usage

--enable-sound Enable sound server usage

--espeaker=HOSTNAME:PORT Host:port on which the esd sound server to use is running. This is useful if you simultaneously run programs on several machines.

GNOME GUI options --disable-crash-dialog Disable the crash dialog, which is normally shown when the application segfaults.

Session management options --sm-client-id=ID Specify session management ID. Only used by the session manager itself while restarting the application.

--sm-config-prefix=PREFIX Specify prefix of saved configuration.

--sm-disable Disable connection to session manager.

Other options --load-modules=MODULE1,MODULE2,... Dynamic modules to load

SEE ALSO For most GNOME programs there will be additional command line options, which are specific to the program. These will be explained in the Application options section of the --help output and in the applica- tions online help.

AUTHOR This manual page was written by Jochen Voss <>. A first version was generated with the help of the help2man program. The pro- grams output was manually edited later.

GNOME 2.2 2003-10-20 gnome-options(7)