MAN Solaris - metacity (1)

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NAME

metacity, metacity—theme-viewer - GNOME desktop window manager, theme viewer for the metacity window manager themes

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

metacity [--sm-disable] [--sm-client-id=id] [--sm-save-file=filename] [--display=display] [--replace] [--version]

metacity-theme-viewer [theme-name]

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DESCRIPTION

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.

OPTIONS

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-disable Disable the session management.

--sm-client-id=id Specify a session management id.

--sm-save-file=filename Specifies the session management file to be used. By default, the $HOME/.metacity/sessions file is used.

--version Display the version information for metacity.

OPERANDS

The following operands are supported:

-theme-name Specifies the theme that metacity should use. If no theme is specified on the metacity-theme-viewer command line, metacity loads the Crux theme. An error message is displayed if the theme does not exist.

EXAMPLES

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

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/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.

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnome-wm
Interface stabilityVolatile

SEE ALSO

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

metacity-message(1), metacity-window-demo(1)

NOTES

Written by Laszlo Kovacs, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006.

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