Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Nov 01, 2004
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xfce4-session - Starts up the Xfce Desktop Environment
This manual page documents briefly the
The xfce4-session program starts up the Xfce Desktop Environment and
is typicaly 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 contens of the ~/.cache/sessions/ directory
for starting previously saved sessions.
xfce4-session takes the following command line options:
Disable binding to TCP ports in the ICE layer. This is not possible on every
plattform. If you use this option on a plattform that does not support it,
xfce4-session will print a warning message and ignore the setting.
Print a help screen and exit.
Output version information and exit.
xfce4-session's behaviour is affected by the following environment
Specifies the root for all user-specific configuration files. If this
environment variable is unset, it defaults to
Set of preference ordered base directories relative to which configuration
files should be searched in addition to the
base directory. The directories should be separated with a colon.
Specifies the root for all user-specific cache data. If this environment
variable is unset, it defaults to
xfce4-session reads its configuration from the file
xfce4-session stores its session data into
xfce4-session was written by Benedikt Meurer
<email@example.com> as part of the Xfce project.
This manual page was written by Oliver M. Bolzer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
and Benedikt Meurer <email@example.com>.
Report bugs to http://bugzilla.xfce.org/.
Copyright © 2003-2004 Benedikt Meurer.
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