gconftool-2(1) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

gconftool-2 - manual page for gconftool-2  

SYNOPSIS

gconftool-2 [OPTION...]  

DESCRIPTION

-s, --set
Set a key to a value and sync. Use with --type.
-g, --get
Print the value of a key to standard output.
-u, --unset
Unset the keys on the command line.
--recursive-unset
Recursively unset all keys at or below the key/directory names on the command line.
-a, --all-entries
Print all key/value pairs in a directory.
--all-dirs
Print all subdirectories in a directory.
-R, --recursive-list
Print all subdirectories and entries under a dir, recursively.
--dir-exists=STRING
Return 0 if the directory exists, 2 if it does not. -t, --type=int|bool|float|string|list|pair Specify the type of the value being set, or the type of the value a schema describes. Unique abbreviations are allowed.
--list-type=int|bool|float|string
Specify the type of the list value being set, or the type of the value a schema describes. Unique abbreviations are allowed.
--car-type=int|bool|float|string
Specify the type of the car pair value being set, or the type of the value a schema describes. Unique abbreviations are allowed.
--cdr-type=int|bool|float|string
Specify the type of the cdr pair value being set, or the type of the value a schema describes. Unique abbreviations are allowed.
--short-desc=DESCRIPTION
Specify a short half-line description to go in a schema.
--long-desc=DESCRIPTION
Specify a several-line description to go in a schema.
--owner=OWNER
Specify the owner of a schema.
--install-schema-file=FILENAME
Specify a schema file to be installed
--config-source=SOURCE
Specify a configuration source to use rather than the default path
--direct
Access the config database directly, bypassing server. Requires that gconfd is not running.
--set-schema
Set a schema and sync. Use with --short-desc, --long-desc, --owner, and --type.
--makefile-install-rule
Properly installs schema files on the command line into the database. GCONF_CONFIG_SOURCE environment variable should be set to a non-default config source or set to the empty string to use the default.
--break-key
Torture-test an application by setting and unsetting a bunch of values of different types for keys on the command line.
--break-directory
Torture-test an application by setting and unsetting a bunch of keys inside the directories on the command line.
--short-docs
Get the short doc string for a key
--long-docs
Get the long doc string for a key
--get-schema-name
Get the name of the schema applied to this key
--apply-schema
Specify the schema name followed by the key to apply the schema name to
--unapply-schema
Remove any schema name applied to the given keys
--get-default-source
Get the name of the default source.
--shutdown
Shut down gconfd. Don't use this option without good reason.
-p, --ping
Return 0 if gconfd is running, 2 if not.
--spawn
Launch the config server (gconfd). (Normally happens automatically when needed.)
-v, --version
Print version

Help options

-?, --help
Show the help message.
--usage
Display brief usage message.
 

EXAMPLES

Display the path to the current desktop wallpaper.
gconftool-2 --get /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename

Change the widget font to "Serif 12"

gconftool-2 --type string --set /desktop/gnome/interface/font_name "Serif 12"

 

AUTHOR

GConf was written by Havoc Pennington <hp@redhat.com>.  

SEE ALSO

The GConf web site, http://www.gnome.org/projects/gconf/.