goa-daemon - GNOME Online Accounts Daemon


   goa-daemon [--help] [--replace]


   The goa-daemon program provides the org.gnome.OnlineAccounts name on
   the session message bus. Users or administrators should never need to
   start this daemon as it will be automatically started by dbus-daemon(1)
   whenever an application sends a D-Bus message to the
   org.gnome.OnlineAccounts name on the session bus.


   The goa-daemon program stores configuration in the
   $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/goa-1.0/accounts.conf (typically
   ~/.config/goa-1.0/accounts.conf) file. The format of this file is
   private and 3rd party programs or libraries should never read it. This
   file does not contain any passwords or secrets.

   See the XDG Base Directory Specification[1] for more information about


   The goa-daemon program stores secrets (such as OAuth tokens) in GNOME
   Keyring[2]. The format of the stored secrets is private and 3rd party
   programs or libraries should never read, modify or delete these


       Replace existing instance.

       Show help options.


   Written by David Zeuthen <zeuthen@gmail.com> with a lot of help from
   many others.


   Please send bug reports to either the distribution bug tracker or the
   upstream bug tracker at




    1. XDG Base Directory Specification

    2. GNOME Keyring


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