gtk4-broadwayd - Man Page

Broadway display server


gtk4-broadwayd [--port PORT] [--address ADDRESS] [--unixsocket ADDRESS] [:DISPLAY]


gtk4-broadwayd is a display server for the Broadway GDK backend. It allows multiple GTK applications to display their windows in the same web browser, by connecting to gtk4-broadwayd.

When using gtk4-broadwayd, specify the display number to use, prefixed with a colon, similar to X. The default display number is 0.

gtk4-broadwayd :5

Then point your web browser at Start your applications like this:

GDK_BACKEND=broadway BROADWAY_DISPLAY=:5 gtk4-demo



Use PORT as the HTTP port, instead of the default 8080 + (DISPLAY - 1).


Use ADDRESS as the HTTP address, instead of the default


Use ADDRESS as the unix domain socket address. This option overrides --address and --port. It is available only on Unix-like systems.