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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

gnome-shell (1)

Name

gnome-shell - Graphical shell for the GNOME desktop

Synopsis

gnome-shell [OPTION...]

Description

GNOME-SHELL(1)                    gnome-shell                   GNOME-SHELL(1)



NAME
       gnome-shell - Graphical shell for the GNOME desktop

SYNOPSIS
       gnome-shell [OPTION...]

DESCRIPTION
       GNOME shell provides core user interface functions for the GNOME 3
       desktop, like switching to windows and launching applications. GNOME
       shell takes advantage of the capabilities of modern graphics hardware
       and introduces innovative user interface concepts to provide a visually
       attractive and easy to use experience.

       gnome-shell is a required component of the GNOME desktop, i.e. it is
       listed in the RequiredComponents field of
       /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/gnome.session. It is started in the
       window manager phase of the session.

OPTIONS
       -r, --replace
           Replace the running window manager

       --sm-disable
           Disable connection to the session manager

       --sm-client-id=ID
           Specify session management ID

       --sm-save-file=FILE
           Initialize session from FILE

       --screen=SCREEN
           X screen to use

       -d, --display=DISPLAY
           X Display to use

       --sync
           Make X calls synchronous

       --version
           Print version and exit

       --help
           Display help and exit

       --mode=MODE
           Use a specific mode, e.g. "gdm" for login screen

       --list-modes
           List possible modes and exit

       --clutter-display=DISPLAY
           Clutter the option display (otherwise ignored)

FILES
       /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/gnome.session,
       /usr/share/applications/org.gnome.Shell.desktop.

BUGS
       The bug tracker can be reached by visiting the website
       https://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?product=gnome-shell. Before
       sending a bug report, please verify that you have the latest version of
       gnome-shell. Many bugs (major and minor) are fixed at each release, and
       if yours is out of date, the problem may already have been solved.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
       For further information, visit the website
       http://live.gnome.org/GnomeShell.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |   ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Availability   | gnome/gnome-shell     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Stability      | Pass-through volatile |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
NOTES
       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from  https://download.gnome.org/sources/gnome-
       shell/3.24/gnome-shell-3.24.0.tar.xz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GnomeShell.



gnome-shell                                                     GNOME-SHELL(1)