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gnome-terminal(1)			  User Commands 			gnome-terminal(1)

NAME
       gnome-terminal - terminal emulator for GNOME

SYNOPSIS
       gnome-terminal  [--tab]	[--window]  [--tab-with-profile=profilename]  [--window-with-pro-
       file=profilename]  [--active]  [--command=command]   [--execute=command]   [--full-screen]
       [--role=role]   [--show-menubar	  |  --hide-menubar]   [--startup-id=id]  [--title=title]
       [--use-factory | --disable-factory]  [--zoom=zoomfactor] [gnome-std-options]

DESCRIPTION
       gnome-terminal is the GNOME terminal emulation program. It provides  access  to	the  UNIX
       shell  on  the  GNOME environment. gnome-terminal supports multiple profiles to allow easy
       switching between preferences, and supports tabbing so that multiple terminals can be man-
       aged from a single window.  By default, all GNOME terminals share a single process, reduc-
       ing memory usage.  This can be disabled by starting gnome-terminal with the --disable-fac-
       tory option.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       --active

	   Set the last specified tab as the active one in its window.

       -e, --command command

	   Executes  the command command instead of the shell. This saves some memory if you just
	   plan to run a dedicated application on that window.

       --disable-factory

	   Do not register with the activation name server, and do not reuse an  already  running
	   GNOME terminal process.

       -x, --execute command

	   This  option  is  provided  for compatibility reasons. It is the same as the --command
	   option.

       --full-screen

	   Set the last-specified window into fullscreen mode.	Applies to only one window.   Can
	   be specified one for each wwindow you create from the command line.

       --hide-menubar

	   Hide  the  menubar. This applies only to one window. When used with multiple --window-
	   with-profile options, it applies to the --window-with-profile  option  immediately  to
	   the left. Can be specified multiple times, once for each --window-with-profile option.

       --role=role

	   The	GNOME  session manager follows the ICCCM convention of using the window title and
	   the window role to identify specific windows. The session manager uses  this  informa-
	   tion  to  put  windows back in the same place when the user restarts their session. If
	   all windows have a unique title, there is no need to set the role. However, as  it  is
	   common  for multiple GNOME terminals to have the same title, the user can also specify
	   the role on the command line with the --role option. This helps the session manager to
	   properly  identify  and  restart  each  GNOME  terminal  (in the same location, and so
	   on).    When used with multiple  --window-with-profile  options,  it  applies  to  the
	   --window-with-profile option immediately to the left. Can be specified multiple times,
	   once for each --window-with-profile option.

       --show-menubar

	   Show the menubar. This applies only to one window. When used with  multiple	--window-
	   with-profile  options,  it  applies to the --window-with-profile option immediately to
	   the left. Can be specified multiple times, once for each --window-with-profile option.

       --startup-id=id

	   Set the id for startup notification protocol.

       --tab

	   Open a new tab in the last-opened window with the default profile.  More than  one  of
	   these options can be provided.

       --tab-with-profile=profilename

	   Creates a tab that uses the specified profile. This argument may be specified multiple
	   times to create multiple tabs in a terminal. If this is used with  multiple	--window-
	   with-profile options, the tab is created for the window that corresponds to the --win-
	   dow-with-profile option immediately to the	      left.

       -t, --title=title

	   Set the title for the GNOME terminal to be title.

       --use-factory

	   Register with the activation name server, and reuse an already running GNOME  terminal
	   process.

       --window

	   Open  a  new window contianing a tab with the default profile.  More than one of these
	   options can be provided.

       --window-with-profile=profilename

	   Creates a GNOME terminal and a tab that uses the specified profile. This may  be  used
	   with  the --tab-with-profile option to create additional tabs. Multiple --window-with-
	   profile options can be specified  to  create  multiple  GNOME  terminal  windows.  All
	   options  specified  after an --window-with-profile option apply to that --window-with-
	   profile option only.

       --working-directory=dirname

	   Set the working directory for the GNOME terminal to be dirname.

       --zoom=zoomfactor

	   Set the terminal's zoom factor (1.0 = normal size).

       gnome-std-options

	   Standard options available for use  with  most  GNOME  applications.   See  gnome-std-
	   options(5) for more information.

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION
       gnome-terminal  is  designed  to  emulate the xterm program provided by the X  Consortium.
       The xterm(1) program in turn is an almost-complete emulation of the  DEC  VT102	terminal.
       gnome-terminal  supports  the  same extensions to the VT102 as those provided by the xterm
       program, through special escape sequences. The  xterm  program  is  an  evolving  program.
       Recent  changes	to  xterm have been been incorporated into gnome-terminal.  This includes
       emulation of the newer DEC VT220 escape sequences.

EXAMPLES
       Example 1: Running the `minicom' terminal emulator on the window

       example% gnome-terminal --command minicom

       Example 2: Monitoring the system

       example% gnome-terminal --command top

       Example 3: Starting two windows with different profiles

       example% gnome-terminal --window-with-profile=FirstProfile
	     --tab-with-profile=SecondProfile --window-with-profile=SecondProfile

       In this example, the first window will have two tabs (FirstProfile and SecondProfile)  and
       the second window will have one tab (SecondProfile).

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       See  environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables, set by gnome-ter-
       minal:

       TERM		       This variable is set to xterm by default. Some implementations  of
			       curses,	and applications based on curses, may prefer the value to
			       be xterm-color, color-xterm, or	xterm-debian  to  support  color.
			       Users  might need to change this setting to one of these values to
			       enable color for such applications.

       COLORTERM	       This variable is set to xterm.  Various	applications  (especially
			       the  Slang-based  applications)	use  this  setting  to	determine
			       whether the terminal supports color.

       WINDOWID 	       This variable contains the X11 Window identifier.  This	is  some-
			       times  used  by applications to modify the contents of this window
			       or provide special effects.

EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:

       0	Application exited successfully

       >0	Application exited with failure

FILES
       The following files are used by this application:

       /usr/bin/gnome-terminal	       Executable for GNOME terminal emulator

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWgnome-terminal	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface stability	     |Volatile			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       gnome-session(1),  xterm(1),  vte(1),  libvte(3),  attributes(5),  environ(5)   gnome-std-
       options(5)

       Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform.

NOTES
       Written by Michael Zucchi, Miguel de Icaza, Erik Troan.

       Updated by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2004, 2006.

SunOS 5.11				   31 Aug 2004				gnome-terminal(1)
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