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Manual Reference Pages  -  MATE-TERMINAL (1)


mate-terminal - manual page for MATE Terminal Emulator





mate-terminal [OPTION...]

    Help Options:

-h, --help Show help options
  Show all help options
  Show terminal options
  Show per-window options
  Show per-terminal options
  Show GTK+ Options
  Show session management options

    Options to open new windows or terminal tabs; more than one of these may be specified:

  Open a new window containing a tab with the default profile
--tab Open a new tab in the last-opened window with the default profile

    Window options; if used before the first --window or --tab argument, sets the default for all windows:

  Turn on the menubar
  Turn off the menubar
  Maximize the window
  Full-screen the window
  Set the window size; for example: 80x24, or 80x24+200+200 (ROWSxCOLS+X+Y)
  Set the window role
  Set the last specified tab as the active one in its window

    Terminal options; if used before the first --window or --tab argument, sets the default for all terminals:

-e, --command
  Execute the argument to this option inside the terminal
  Use the given profile instead of the default profile
-t, --title=TITLE
  Set the terminal title
  Set the working directory
  Set the terminal’s zoom factor (1.0 = normal size)
GTK+ Options
  Program class as used by the window manager
  Program name as used by the window manager
  X screen to use
--sync Make X calls synchronous
  Load additional GTK+ modules
  Make all warnings fatal

    Session management options:

  Disable connection to session manager
  Specify file containing saved configuration
  Specify session management ID

    Application Options:

  Do not register with the activation nameserver, do not re-use an active terminal
  Load a terminal configuration file
  Save the terminal configuration to a file
  X display to use


Adam Erdman <> (2014) and Abel McClendon <> (2014)

for the Mate Documentation Team.

See Also

The full documentation for mate-terminal is maintained as a Texinfo manual.

If the info and mate-terminal programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info mate-terminal
should give you access to the complete manual.

More MATE Terminal documentation can be found from the Help menu, or by pressing the F1 key.

Further information may also be available at:

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MATE Desktop Environment MATE-TERMINAL (1) 11 December 2014

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