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mate-session - Start the MATE Desktop Environment.


mate-session [OPTIONS]


The mate-session program starts up the MATE desktop environment. This command is typically
executed by your Login/Display Manager (like GDM, LXDM, XDM, SLiM, or from your X startup
scripts like .xinitrc). It will load either your saved session, or it will provide a
default session for the user as defined by the system administrator (or the default MATE
installation on your system).

The default session is defined in the dconf keys under /org/mate/desktop/session/
When saving a session, mate-session saves the currently running applications in the
~/.config/mate-session/saved-session directory of the users /home.

mate-session is an X11 session manager. It can manage MATE applications as well as any
other X11 SM compliant ones.


The following options are supported:
-a, --autostart=DIR
Start all applications defined in "DIR", instead of starting the applications
defined in /org/mate/desktop/session/default-session
Multiple --autostart options can be passed.

-f, --failsafe
Run in fail-safe mode. User-specified applications will not be started.

Enable debugging code.

X display to use.

Output version information and exit.

-?, -h, --help
Print standard command line options.

Print all command line options.


mate-session sets several environment variables for the use of its child processes:

This variable is used by session-manager aware clients to contact mate-session.


This variable is set to the X display being used by mate-session. Note that if the
--display option is used this might be different from the setting of the
environment variable when mate-session is invoked.

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