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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for metacity (opensolaris section 1)

metacity(1)							   User Commands						       metacity(1)

metacity, metacity--theme-viewer - GNOME desktop window manager, theme viewer for the metacity window manager themes
metacity [--display=display] [--help] [--replace] [--sm-client-id=id] [--sm-disable] [--sm-save-file=file] [--version] metacity-theme-viewer [theme-name]
metacity is a fully integrated window manager that is designed to integrate well with the GNOME desktop. To configure metacity, use the GNOME preferences dialogs. metacity-theme-viewer is an application for testing and displaying metacity themes. Note: The metacity window manager also provides a library called libmetacity-private. This library is licensed under GPL. Please see the license file at /usr/share/doc/SUNWgnome-wm/COPYING.bz2 for implications when writing a program which uses this library.
The following options are supported: --display=display Specify the remote X display to be used by the window manager, where display is in the following format: hostname:displaynumber.screennumber -?, --help Display detailed usage message. --replace A window manager which is running is replaced by metacity. Users are encouraged to change the GNOME window manager by running the new WM with the --replace option, and subsequently saving the session. --sm-client-id=id Specify a session management id. --sm-disable Disable the session management. --sm-save-file=file Specifies the session management file to be used. By default, the $HOME/.metacity/sessions file is used. --version Display the version information for metacity.
The following operands are supported: theme-name Specifies the theme that metacity-theme-viewer should use. If no theme is specified on the command line, then metacity-theme-viewer loads the Crux theme. An error message is displayed if the theme does not exist.
Example 1: Starting metacity From the Command Line When a metacity is Already Running example% metacity --replace Example 2: Starting metacity With a Non-Default Session Management File example% metacity --sm-save-file=filename
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/metacity The command-line executable for the metacity window manager. /usr/bin/metacity--theme-viewer The command-line executable for the metacity theme viewer application. /usr/share/doc/SUNWgnome-wm/COPYING.bz2 Location of license file
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-wm | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Volatile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform. metacity-message(1), metacity-window-demo(1), bzip2(1), attributes(5)
Written by Laszlo Kovacs, updated by Halton Huo, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008. SunOS 5.11 16 Sep 2008 metacity(1)