sawfish man page

sawfish — Sawfish window manager.

Synopsis

sawfish  

Description

Sawfish is a lisp-extensible window manager for X11. Its aim is to allow all areas of window management (decoration, manipulation) to be customized as far as is possible, yet still remain as fast as existing window managers.

Options

--disable-nls

Disable internationalization of messages.

FILE

Load the Lisp file FILE (from the cwd if possible, implies --batch).

--batch

Batch mode: process options and exit.

--interp

Interpreted mode: don't load compiled Lisp files.

-f, --call FUNCTION

Call Lisp function FUNCTION.

-l, --load FILE

Load the file of Lisp forms called FUNCTION.

--version

Print version details.

--no-rc

Don't load rc or site-init files.

-q, --quit

Terminate the interpreter process.

--5-buttons

Support keyboard layout switching, but drop mouse buttons 6 - 8 support.

--replace

Replace the running window manager with Sawfish.

Display Options

--display=DPY

Connect to X display DPY.

--multihead

Fork a copy of sawfish for each screen.

--visual=VISUAL

Preferred VISUAL type.

--depth=DEPTH

Preferred color DEPTH.

Customization Files Options

--custom-file FILE

Overrides the default custom file ~/.sawfish/custom.

--window-history-file FILE

Overrides the default window history file ~/.sawfish/window-history.

--no-rc

Do not load the rc file.

Session Management Options

--sm-client-id ID

--sm-prefix PREFIX

Debugging Option

--sync

Read src/display.c. Don't use it unless you're sure.

See Also

Sawfish is documented fully by John Harper       available via the Info system.

Author

This manual page was written by Christian Marillat marillat@debian.org for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).