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       METACITY - minimal GTK2 Window Manager


       metacity     [--display=DISPLAY]     [--replace]    [--sm-client-id=ID]
       [--sm-disable] [--sm-save-file=FILENAME] [--version] [--help]


       This manual page documents briefly metacity.

       metacity is a minimal X window manager aimed at nontechnical users  and
       is  designed  to integrate well with the GNOME desktop.  metacity lacks
       some features that  may  be  expected  by  traditional  UNIX  or  other
       technical  users;  these  users may want to investigate other available
       window managers for use with GNOME or standalone.


              Connect to X display DISPLAY.

              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 or  -replace  option,  and
              subsequently saving the session.

              Specify a session management ID.

              Disable the session management.

              Load a session from FILENAME.

              Print the version number.

       -?, --help
              Show summary of options.


       metacity  configuration  can  be  found  under Preferences->Windows and
       Preferences->Keyboard   Shortcuts   on   the    menu-panel.    Advanced
       configuration  can  be  achieved directly through gconf editing (gconf-
       editor or gconftool-2).




       The original manual page was written by Thom May <>.  It
       was  updated by Akira TAGOH <> for the Debian GNU/Linux
       system (with permission to use by others), and  then  updated  by  Luke
       Morton and Philip O'Brien for inclusion in metacity.

                               11 February 2006