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


   program [standard options] [specific options] arguments


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


   Help options
   -?, --help
          Show the application's help message.

          Display a brief usage message.

          Show the application's version information.

   Bonobo Activation support
          File descriptor to print IOR on

          IID to activate

          Prevent registering of server with OAF

   GNOME library options
          Disable sound server usage

          Enable sound server usage

          Host:port on which the esd sound server to use is running.  This
          is   useful  if  you  simultaneously  run  programs  on  several

   GNOME GUI options
          Disable the crash dialog,  which  is  normally  shown  when  the
          application segfaults.

   Session management options
          Specify session management ID.  Only used by the session manager
          itself while restarting the application.

          Specify prefix of saved configuration.

          Disable connection to session manager.

   Other options
          Dynamic modules to load



   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.


   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.


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