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KUSER(8) System Manager's Manual KUSER(8)


kuser — Configures users on the system.


kuser [--help] [--help-kde] [--help-qt] [--version -v] [--license] [--author] [--caption <caption>] [--icon <icon>] [--miniicon <icon>] [--dcopserver <server>] [--nocrashhandler] [--waitforwm] [--style <style>] [--geometry <geometry>] [--display <display>] [--session <sessionid>] [--cmap] [--ncols <columns>] [--nograb] [--dograb] [--sync] [--font --fn <fontname>] [--background --bg <colour>] [--button --btn <colour>] [--name <name>] [--title <title>] [--visual TrueColor] [--inputstyle <style>] [--im <server>] [--noxim]


This manual page documents briefly the kuser command.

kuser is an application to configure users on the system.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. However, the ordering is very strict - --help/-h must come before hostname.

Show version information.
Show information about the author.
Show license information.
Specify the caption of the window.
Specify the icon of the window.
Specify the mini-icon of the window.
Specify the DCOP server to use.
Disable KDE crash handler (enables core dumps).
Waits for a compatible window manager to start.
Sets the application's GUI style (overrides KDE).
Sets the geometry of the window.
Specifies the X display to use.
Restores the application for the given session ID.
Forces use of an internal colour map on an 8-bit display.
Limits the number of colours allowed in an 8-bit display.
Forces Qt to never grab the mouse or keyboard.
Overrides --nograb, which may be implicitly set.
Forces synchronous mode (for debugging).
Sets the default application font.
Sets the default background colour and application palette.
Sets the default foreground colour.
Sets the default button colour.
Sets the application name.
Sets the application title.
Forces the application to use a True Colour visual on 8-bit displays.
Sets X Input Method (XIM) input style. Possible values are: onthespot, overthespot, offthespot, and root.
Sets X Input Method (XIM) server.
Disables X Input Method (XIM) support.


This manual page was written by Daniel Stone <> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.