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

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/gnome-shell.desktop. BUGS
The bug tracker can be reached by visiting the website 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 Many bugs (major and minor) are fixed at each release, and if yours is out of date, the problem may already have been solved.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 gnome-shell GNOME-SHELL(1)

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gnome-session-save(1)                                              User Commands                                             gnome-session-save(1)

gnome-session-save - saves or terminates the current GNOME session SYNOPSIS
gnome-session-save [--kill] [--gui] [gnome-std-options] DESCRIPTION
gnome-session-save can be used from a GNOME session to save a snapshot of the currently running applications. This session will be restored at your next GNOME startup session. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: --gui Shows a dialog when the session is saved, and reports errors in dialog boxes instead of printing to stderr. --kill Terminates the GNOME session. gnome-std-optionStandard options available for use with most GNOME applications. See gnome-std-options(5) for more information. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Saving the user's current session example% gnome-session-save Example 2: Terminating the user's current session example% gnome-session-save --kill Example 3: Using the GUI to terminate the user's current session example% gnome-session-save --kill --gui 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-session-sThe command-line executable for the application. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-session | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |External | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
gnome-std-options(5), default.session(5), gnome-smproxy(1), gnome-session(1) NOTES
Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003. SunOS 5.10 13 Jan 2003 gnome-session-save(1)
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