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xfce4-session

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: Nov 01, 2004

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NAME

xfce4-session - Starts up the Xfce Desktop Environment

SYNOPSIS

xfce4-session

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the xfce4-session command.

The xfce4-session program starts up the Xfce Desktop Environment and is typically executed by your login manager (e.g. xdm, gdm, kdm, wdm or from your X startup scripts). It will load your last session or a default session that includes the standard Xfce programs if no saved session is available.

xfce4-session is an standard X11R6 session manager that can manage any X11R6 SM compliant program, including GNOME and KDE programs.

xfce4-session uses the contents of the ~/.cache/sessions/ directory for starting previously saved sessions.

OPTIONS

xfce4-session takes the following command line options:

--disable-tcp
Disable binding to TCP ports in the ICE layer. This is not possible on every platform. If you use this option on a platform that does not support it, xfce4-session will print a warning message and ignore the setting.:
--help
Print a help screen and exit.:
--version
Output version information and exit.:

ENVIRONMENT

xfce4-session's behaviour is affected by the following environment variables.

XDG_CONFIG_HOME
Specifies the root for all user-specific configuration files. If this environment variable is unset, it defaults to ~/.config/:
XDG_CONFIG_DIRS
Set of preference ordered base directories relative to which configuration files should be searched in addition to the $XDG_CONFIG_HOME base directory. The directories should be separated with a colon.:
XDG_CACHE_HOME
Specifies the root for all user-specific cache data. If this environment variable is unset, it defaults to ~/.cache/:

FILES

xfce4-session reads its configuration from Xfconf. xfce4-session stores its session data into $XDG_CACHE_HOME/sessions/.

AUTHOR

xfce4-session was written by Benedikt Meurer <[email protected]> as part of the Xfce project. This manual page was written by Oliver M. Bolzer <[email protected]> and Benedikt Meurer <[email protected]>.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to http://bugzilla.xfce.org/.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2003-2004 Benedikt Meurer.


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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

ENVIRONMENT

FILES

AUTHOR

REPORTING BUGS

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