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sessionctl.1

NAME

sessionctl - standalone X session manager client

SYNOPSIS

sessionctl [command]

DESCRIPTION

sessionctl is responsible for running a sessiond session and interacting with its DBus service.

COMMANDS

  • run [SERVICE]

    Run a new session, with SERVICE as the window manager service if provided. By default, the service installed under the window-manager.service alias is used.

  • stop

    Stop the running session.

  • status

    Show session status.

  • lock

    Lock the session.

  • unlock

    Unlock the session.

  • properties

    List sessiond properties.

  • backlight

    Interact with backlights. Subcommands:

    • list

      List backlights.

    • get BACKLIGHT

      Get backlight brightness.

    • set BACKLIGHT VALUE

      Set backlight brightness.

    • inc BACKLIGHT VALUE

      Increment backlight brightness. Prints the new brightness value.

  • version

    Show sessiond version.

AUTHOR

James Reed jcrd@sessiond.org

REPORTING BUGS

Bugs and issues can be reported here: https://github.com/jcrd/sessiond/issues

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2019-2020 James Reed. sessiond is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3.0 or later.

SEE ALSO

systemctl(1), gdbus(1)