1. NAME

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

2. SYNOPSIS

"program " [ "standard options" "] [" "specific options" "] " arguments

3. DESCRIPTION

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

4. OPTIONS

4.1. Help options

  • -?, --help
        Show the application's help message.
  • --usage
        Display a brief usage message.
  • --version
        Show the application's version information.

4.2. 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

4.3. 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.

4.4. GNOME GUI options

  • --disable-crash-dialog
        Disable the crash dialog, which is normally shown when the application segfaults.

4.5. 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.

4.6. Other options

  • --load-modules=MODULE1,MODULE2,...
        Dynamic modules to load

5. SEE ALSO

R 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 application's online help.

6. AUTHOR

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