gnome-session-inhibit man page

gnome-session-inhibit — inhibit gnome-session functionality

Synopsis

gnome-session-inhibit [OPTION...] [COMMAND]

Description

gnome-session-inhibit can inhibit certain gnome-session functionality while executing the given COMMAND. To achieve this, it calls the Inhibit() method of the gnome-session D-Bus API and creates an inhibitor. The inhibitor is automatically removed when gnome-session-inhibit exits.

A typical use case is to prevent the session from going idle (and thus locking the screen) while a movie player is running.

Options

-h, --help
print help and exit
--version
print version information and exit
--app-id ID
The application id to use when calling the gnome-session Inhibit() method. If this option is not specified, "unknown" is used.
--reason REASON
A human-readable reason to pass along when calling the gnome-session Inhibit() method. If this option is not specified, "not specified" is used.
--inhibit ARG
ARG specifies the things to inhibit, as a colon-separated list. The possible values are logout, switch-user, suspend, idle, automount. If this option is used more than once, the values are combined. If this option is not specified, "idle" is assumed.
--inhibit-only
Do not launch COMMAND and wait forever instead

See Also

systemd-inhibit(1)

Info

gnome-session User Commands