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GNOME-SESSION-INHI(1) User Commands GNOME-SESSION-INHI(1)

NAME

gnome-session-inhibit - inhibit gnome-session functionality

SYNOPSIS

gnome-session-inhibit [OPTION...] [COMMAND]

DESCRIPTION

gnome-session-inhibit can inhibit certain gnome-session functionality while executing the given COMMAND. To achieve this, it calls the Inhibit() method of the gnome-session D-Bus API and creates an inhibitor. The inhibitor is automatically removed when gnome-session-inhibit exits.

A typical use case is to prevent the session from going idle (and thus locking the screen) while a movie player is running.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
print help and exit

--version

print version information and exit

--app-id ID

The application id to use when calling the gnome-session Inhibit() method. If this option is not specified, "unknown" is used.

--reason REASON

A human-readable reason to pass along when calling the gnome-session Inhibit() method. If this option is not specified, "not specified" is used.

--inhibit ARG

ARG specifies the things to inhibit, as a colon-separated list. The possible values are logout, switch-user, suspend, idle, automount. If this option is used more than once, the values are combined. If this option is not specified, "idle" is assumed.

--inhibit-only

Do not launch COMMAND and wait forever instead

-l, --list

list the existing inhibitions and exit

SEE ALSO

systemd-inhibit(1)
gnome-session