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       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 options
       -?, --help
              Show the application's help message.

              Display a brief usage message.

              Show the application's version information.

   Bonobo Activation support
              File descriptor to print IOR on

              IID to activate

              Prevent registering of server with OAF

   GNOME library options
              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

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

   Session management options
              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.

   Other options
              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.