Section: User Commands (1)
gvfsd - Main daemon for gvfs
is the main daemon for the gvfs virtual filesystem. It provides the
name on the session bus. gvfsd is autostarted by GIO clients if it is not running.
The primary task of
is to act as a mount tracker/manager. It spawns new backends when requested and keeps track of their lifecycle, maintaining a list of active mounts and creates direct connections to them.
Since gvfs backends are running as children of the gvfsd process, it is possible to start gvfsd in a terminal and set environment variables to get debug output from individual backends.
also starts the
gvfsd-fuse(1), and provides it the mount point where the fuse file system should be mounted.
Prints a short help text and exits.
Shows the version number and exits.
Replace the currently running gvfsd instance.
Don't start the fuse filesystem.
Enable debug output.
If this environment variable is set, gvfsd will not start the fuse filesystem.
On success 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.