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Manual Reference Pages  -  SAWFISH (1)

NAME

sawfish — Sawfish window manager.

CONTENTS

     Customization Files Options
     Session Management Options
     Debugging Option

SYNOPSIS

sawfish

DESCRIPTION

Sawfish is a lisp-extensible window manager for X11. Its aim is to allow all areas of window management (decoration, manipulation) to be customized as far as is possible, yet still remain as fast as existing window managers.

OPTIONS

--disable-nls Disable internationalization of messages.
FILE    Load the Lisp file FILE (from the cwd if possible, implies --batch).
--batch         Batch mode: process options and exit.
--interp        Interpreted mode: don’t load compiled Lisp files.
-f, --call FUNCTION Call Lisp function FUNCTION.
-l, --load FILE Load the file of Lisp forms called FUNCTION.
--version Print version details.
--no-rc Don’t load rc or site-init files.
-q, --quit Terminate the interpreter process.
--5-buttons Support keyboard layout switching, but drop mouse buttons 6 - 8 support.
--replace Replace the running window manager with Sawfish.

    Display Options

--display=DPY Connect to X display DPY.
--multihead Fork a copy of sawfish for each screen.
--visual=VISUAL Preferred VISUAL type.
--depth=DEPTH Preferred color DEPTH.

    Customization Files Options

--custom-file FILE Overrides the default custom file ~/.sawfish/custom.
--window-history-file FILE Overrides the default window history file ~/.sawfish/window-history.
--no-rc Do not load the rc file.

    Session Management Options

--sm-client-id ID
--sm-prefix PREFIX

    Debugging Option

--sync Read src/display.c. Don’t use it unless you’re sure.

SEE ALSO

Sawfish is documented fully by John Harper available via the Info system.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Christian Marillat marillat@debian.org for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

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