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gnome-options(7) Gnome User's Manual gnome-options(7)

gnome-options - Standard Command Line Options for GNOME 2 Programs

program [standard options] [specific options] arguments

This manual page describes the command line options, which are common to all Gnome applications.

-?, --help
Show the applications help message.
Display a brief usage message.
Show the applications's version information.

File descriptor to print IOR on
IID to activate
Prevent registering of server with OAF

Disable sound server usage
Enable sound server usage
Host:port on which the esd sound server to use is running. This is useful if you simultaneously run programs on several machines.

Disable the crash dialog, which is normally shown when the application segfaults.

Specify session management ID. Only used by the session manager itself while restarting the application.
Specify prefix of saved configuration.
Disable connection to session manager.

Dynamic modules to load

For most GNOME programs there will be additional command line options, which are specific to the program. These will be explained in the Application options section of the --help output and in the application's online help.

This manual page was written by Jochen Voss <>. A first version was generated with the help of the help2man program. The program's output was manually edited later.
2003-10-20 GNOME 2.2

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