CentOS 7.0 - man page for gnome-shell (centos section 1)
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GNOME-SHELL(1) gnome-shell GNOME-SHELL(1)
gnome-shell - Graphical shell for the GNOME desktop
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.
Replace the running window manager
Disable connection to the session manager
Specify session management ID
Initialize session from FILE
X screen to use
X Display to use
Make X calls synchronous
Print version and exit
Display help and exit
Use a specific mode, e.g. "gdm" for login screen
List possible modes and exit
Clutter the option display (otherwise ignored)
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are fixed at each release, and if yours is out of date, the problem may already have been
For further information, visit the website http://live.gnome.org/GnomeShell.
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