MAN Solaris - gnome-wm (1)

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NAME

gnome-wm - launch the GNOME window manager

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

gnome-wm [--default-wm wm] [--sm-client-id id]

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DESCRIPTION

gnome-wm is a shell script which launches the GNOME window manager, metacity. The user may specify that another window manager should be launched, either by using the --default-wm option or by setting the WINDOW_MANAGER environment variable.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:

--default-wm wm Launch the window manager wm.

--sm-client-id id Specify the session management ID with which the window manager should be launched.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Launching the dtwm window manager using --default-wm

example% gnome-wm --default-wm dtwm

Example 2: Launching the dtwm window manager using WINDOW_MANAGER

example% WINDOW_MANAGER=dtwm gnome-wm

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

See environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables that affect the execution of gnome-wm: NLSPATH.

WINDOW_MANAGER Used to override the configured window manager to use.

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-wm Executable for GNOME window manager

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnome-session
Interface stabilityVolatile

SEE ALSO

metacity(1), gnome-session(1)

NOTES

Written by Mark McLoughlin, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003.

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SunOS 5.11 gnome-wm (1) 9 Jan 2003
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