XSETTINGSD(1) General Commands Manual XSETTINGSD(1)
xsettingsd – provides settings to X11 applications
xsettingsd is a daemon that implements the XSETTINGS specification.
The typical invocation is from a user’s ~/.xsession file.
It is intended to be small, fast, and minimally dependent on other
libraries. It can serve as an alternative to gnome-settings-daemon for
users who are not using the GNOME desktop environment but who still run
GTK+ applications and want to configure things such as themes, font
antialiasing/hinting, and UI sound effects.
Additional documentation is available at the project’s website:
Load settings from FILE (default is ~/.xsettingsd).
Display a help message and exit.
Use the X screen numbered SCREEN (default of -1 means all
Running dump_xsettings while another XSETTINGS daemon, such as
gnome-settings-daemon, is already running will print your current set‐
tings in xsettingsd’s configuration file format.
Here is a short example ~/.xsettingsd file:
xsettingsd was written by Daniel Erat