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 ▲
Causes the screensaver to exit gracefully
Query the state of the screensaver
Query the length of time the screensaver has been active
Tells the running screensaver process to lock the screen immediately
If the screensaver is active then switch to another graphics demo
Turn the screensaver on (blank the screen)
If the screensaver is active then deactivate it (un-blank the screen)
Poke the running screensaver to simulate user activity
Inhibit the screensaver from activating. Command blocks while inhibit is active.
The calling application that is inhibiting the screensaver
The reason for inhibiting the screensaver
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 ▲