gnome-control-center Desktop properties manager


gnome-control-center\fR [\fB-?, --help] [--usage] [--use-shell] [\fB--gdk-debug=FLAGS\fR] [\fB--gdk-no-debug=FLAGS\fR] [\fB--display=DISPLAY\fR] [\fB--screen=SCREEN\fR] [--sync] [\fB--name=NAME\fR] [\fB--class=CLASS\fR] [\fB--gxid-host=HOST\fR] [\fB--gxid-port=PORT\fR] [\fB--gtk-debug=FLAGS\fR] [\fB--gtk-no-debug=FLAGS\fR] [--g-fatal-warnings] [\fB--gtk-module=MODULE\fR] [\fB--oaf-ior-fd=FD\fR] [\fB--oaf-activate-iid=IID\fR] [--oaf-private] [--disable-sound] [--enable-sound] [\fB--espeaker=HOSTNAME:PORT\fR] [--version] [\fB--sm-client-id=ID\fR] [\fB--sm-config-prefix=PREFIX\fR] [--sm-disable] [--disable-crash-dialog]


This manual page documents briefly the gnome-control-center command.

This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

gnome-control-center is a front-end to configuration applets (capplets) that lets you configure your GNOME desktop. You may set things such as the background, the fonts, or the theme


gtk-options (7).


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Theses options are mainly the standard command line options of gtk.

-?, --help 10 Show the help message.

--usage 10 Display brief usage message.

--use-shell 10 Prevent Gnome Control Center from using Nautilus

\fB--gdk-debug=FLAGS\fR 10 Enable Gdk debugging flags.

\fB--gdk-no-debug=FLAGS\fR 10 Disable Gdk debugging flags.

\fB--display=DISPLAY\fR 10 X display to use.

\fB--screen=SCREEN\fR 10 X screen to use.

--sync 10 Make X calls synchronous.

\fB--name=NAME\fR 10 Program name as used by the window manager.

\fB--class=CLASS\fR 10 Program class as used by the window manager

\fB--gtk-debug=FLAGS\fR 10 Enable Gtk debugging flags.

\fB--gtk-no-debug=FLAGS\fR 10 Disable Gtk debugging flags.

--g-fatal-warnings 10 Make all warnings fatal

\fB--gtk-module=MODULE\fR 10 Load an additional Gtk module.

\fB--oaf-ior-fd=FD\fR 10 File descriptor to print IOR on

\fB--oaf-activate-iid=IID\fR 10 IID to activate

--oaf-private 10 Prevent registering of server with OAF

--disable-sound 10 Disable sound server usage

--enable-sound 10 Enable sound server usage

\fB--espeaker=HOSTNAME:PORT\fR 10 Host:port on which the sound server to use is running

--version 10 Show version.

\fB--sm-client-id=ID\fR 10 Specify session management ID

\fB--sm-config-prefix=PREFIX\fR 10 Specify prefix of saved configuration

--sm-disable 10 Disable connection to session manager

--disable-crash-dialog 10 Don't show crash dialog box.


This manual page was written by Arnaud Patard for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.