gnubg - Man Page

GNU Backgammon program


gnubg -bcdlpqrStvw [file.sgf]


GNU Backgammon gnubg (6) plays and analyses backgammon games and matches. It is able to play and analyse both money games and tournament matches, evaluate and roll out positions, and more.


-b,  --no-bearoff
Do not use bearoff database
-c,  --commands=FILE
Evaluate commands in FILE and exit
-d,  --debug
Turn on debug
-l,  --lang=LANG
Set language to LANG
-p,  --python=FILE
Start in Python mode or evaluate code in FILE and exit
-q,  --quiet
Disable sound effects
-r,  --no-rc
Do not read .gnubgrc and .gnubgautorc commands
-S,  --splash
Show GTK splash screen
-t,  --tty
Start on tty instead of using window system
-v,  --version
Show version information and exit
-w,  --window-system-only
Ignore tty input when using window system
-D,  --datadir
Specify location of general data
-P,  --pkgdatadir
Specify location of program specific data
-O,  --docdir
Specify location of program documentation
-s,  --prefsdir
Specify location of user's preferences directory


~/.gnubg/gnubgautorc, ~/.gnubg/gnubg.db, ~/.gnubg/gnubg.gtkrc


Joseph Heled, Øystein Johansen, Jørn Thyssen, and Gary Wong, with the assistance of many others. Bug reports go to <>.

Manual written by Christian Anthon

Referenced By

bearoffdump(6), makebearoff(6), makehyper(6), makeweights(6).

5 November 2022