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xfce:xfce4-power-manager:getting-started [2012/03/05 10:19]
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 ====== Getting Started ====== ====== Getting Started ======
  
-If your distribution doesn'​t come with a default installation of ''​xfce4-power-manager'' ​usually when you install it, it will be started next time you log into your Xfce desktop. In order to start it manually you just need to run the following command ''​xfce4-power-manager''​ from your terminal emulator. Please note that running this ''​xfce4-power-manager''​ command will cause the power manager to run in daemon mode. You can optionally add ''​--no-daemon''​ as a command line argument to disable this behaviorThis can be useful if you want to see debugging outputs from your terminal emulator.+If your distribution doesn'​t come with a default installation of ''​xfce4-power-manager'',​ it will be started next time you log into your Xfce desktop ​after you have installed it. In order to start it manually you just need to run the following command ''​xfce4-power-manager''​ from your terminal emulator. Please note that running this ''​xfce4-power-manager''​ command will cause the power manager to run in daemon mode. You can optionally add ''​--no-daemon''​ as a command line argument to disable this behaviorThis can be useful if you want to see debugging outputs from your terminal emulator.
  
-===== Notification Area Icon =====+===== Command-line Options ​=====
  
-<figure "​Context Menu"> +The general usage of the command line options is: 
-{{:xfce:xfce4-power-manager:​xfpm-context-menu.png?​nolink|}} +<code>​xfce4-power-manager ​[OPTION...]</code>
-</figure>+
  
-The context menu pops up when you click on the icon placed in your notification area for example a battery or an adapter icon. It contains some useful ​options ​like suspend/​hibernatedisplay information of the battery device and open the settings dialogIt contains as well option to inhibit the power manager. If enabled, the power manager will not attempt to dim the screen or switch off the monitor+Here is a summary of all the options, ​grouped by typeExplanations are in the following sections.
  
-<note tip>If the inhibit option is selected and the computer is in idle for a long time the power manager will not put the system in suspend or hibernate, even if it is enabled in the settings dialog. Only critical actions are processed.</note>+? Help Options 
 +<nowiki>-h; --help; --help-all; --help-sm-client</nowiki>
  
-===== Command-line Options =====+? Application Options 
 +! <​nowiki>​--no-daemon;​ --debug; --dump; --restart; -c; --customize;​ -q; --quit; -V; --version</​nowiki>​ 
 + 
 +===== Help Options ===== 
 + 
 +-h, --help 
 +! Shows help options and exit 
 +? --help-all 
 +! Shows all help options and exit 
 +? --help-sm-client 
 +! Shows session management options and exit 
 + 
 +===== Application ​Options =====
  
 ? --no-daemon ? --no-daemon
-! Starts the power manager in non-daemon mode: useful for debugging+! Starts the power manager in non-daemon mode: useful for debugging 
 +? --debug 
 +! Enables debugging 
 +? --dump 
 +! Dumps all information
 ? --restart ? --restart
-! Restarts the power manager.  + Restarts the running instance of Xfce power manager 
-? --quit +? -c, --customize 
-! Causes any running instance of the power manager to exit+! Opens the [[:​xfce:​xfce4-power-manager:​1.4:​preferences|settings dialog]] 
 +-q, --quit 
 +! Causes any running instance of the power manager to exit 
 +? -V, --version 
 +! Prints the current version number of the power manager