sawfish man page

sawfish — Sawfish window manager.

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).

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