1. NAME

gnome-screensaver-command - controls GNOME screensaver

2. SYNOPSIS

gnome-screensaver-command [ OPTION... ]

3. DESCRIPTION

gnome-screensaver-command is a tool for controlling an already running instance of gnome-screensaver.

4. OPTIONS

--exit

    Causes the screensaver to exit gracefully

-q, --query

    Query the state of the screensaver

-t, --time

    Query the length of time the screensaver has been active

-l, --lock

    Tells the running screensaver process to lock the screen immediately

-c, --cycle

    If the screensaver is active then switch to another graphics demo

-a, --activate

    Turn the screensaver on (blank the screen)

-d, --deactivate

    If the screensaver is active then deactivate it (un-blank the screen)

-p, --poke

    Poke the running screensaver to simulate user activity

-i, --inhibit

    Inhibit the screensaver from activating. Command blocks while inhibit is active.

-n, --application-name

    The calling application that is inhibiting the screensaver

-r, --reason

    The reason for inhibiting the screensaver

-V, --version

    Version of this application

5. AUTHORS

gnome-screensaver-command is written by William Jon McCann < >.

This manual page was written by Sven Arvidsson < >.

6. SEE ALSO

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