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gnome-shell: Graphical shell for the GNOME desktop
gnome-shell - Graphical shell for the GNOME desktop
GNOME shell provides core user interface functions for the GNOME 3 desktop, like switching to windows and launching applications. GNOME shell takes advantage of the capabilities of modern graphics hardware and introduces innovative user interface concepts to provide a visually attractive and easy to use experience.
gnome-shell is a required component of the GNOME desktop, i.e. it is listed in the RequiredComponents field of /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/gnome.session. It is started in the window manager phase of the session.
- Run as a wayland compositor
- Run as a full display server, rather than nested
- Run as a nested compositor
- Run wayland compositor without starting Xwayland
- Run with X11 backend
- Wayland display name to use
- X display to use
- Replace the running window manager
- Disable connection to the session manager
- Specify session management ID
- Initialize session from FILE
- Make X calls synchronous
- Use a specific mode, e.g. "gdm" for login screen
- List possible modes and exit
- Print version and exit
- Display help and exit
The bug tracker can be reached by visiting the website m[blue]https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-shell/issuesm. Before sending a bug report, please verify that you have the latest version of gnome-shell. Many bugs (major and minor) are fixed at each release, and if yours is out of date, the problem may already have been solved.
For further information, visit the website m[blue]https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GnomeShellm.