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 gtk-options(7)

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)