Section: gnome-shell (1)
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.
Replace the running window manager
Disable connection to the session manager
Specify session management
Initialize session from
X screen to use
X Display to use
Make X calls synchronous
Print version and exit
Display help and exit
Use a specific mode, e.g. "gdm" for login screen
List possible modes and exit
Clutter the option display (otherwise ignored)
The bug tracker can be reached by visiting the website
m[blue]https://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?product=gnome-shellm. 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 Many bugs (major and minor) are fixed at each release, and if yours is out of date, the problem may already have been solved.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