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Update Manual and make it more uniform with others

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.\" Copyright (C) 2007 Sven Arvidsson <>
.\" mate-screensaver manual page
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.TH mate-screensaver-command 1 "2007\-09\-27" "MATE"
mate-screensaver-command \- controls MATE screensaver
.B mate-screensaver-command
.RI [ OPTION... ]
mate-screensaver-command is a tool for controlling an already
running instance of mate-screensaver.
.B \-\-exit
Causes the screensaver to exit gracefully
.B \-q, \-\-query
Query the state of the screensaver
.B \-t, \-\-time
Query the length of time the screensaver has been active
.B \-l, \-\-lock
Tells the running screensaver process to lock the screen immediately
.B \-c, \-\-cycle
If the screensaver is active then switch to another graphics demo
.B \-a, \-\-activate
Turn the screensaver on (blank the screen)
.TH MATE-SCREENSAVER 1 "13 February 2014" "MATE Desktop Environment"
.\" Please adjust this date whenever revising the manpage.
mate-screensaver \- The MATE Desktop Screensaver and Locker
.B mate-screensaver [OPTIONS]
MATE Screensaver is the default screen saver and locker for the MATE Desktop. It is designed with simplicity and security in mind. \fBmate-screensaver\fP integrates well with the MATE desktop, and it supports User Switching and the ability to lock down configuration settings.
.B \-d, \-\-deactivate
If the screensaver is active then deactivate it (un-blank the screen)
X display to use.
.B \-p, \-\-poke
Poke the running screensaver to simulate user activity
Don't start as a daemon
.B \-i, \-\-inhibit
Inhibit the screensaver from activating. Command blocks while inhibit
is active.
\fB \-\-debug\fR
Enable debugging messages for \fBmate-screensaver\fP
.B \-n, \-\-application-name
The calling application that is inhibiting the screensaver
Output version information and exit.
.B \-r, \-\-reason
The reason for inhibiting the screensaver
\fB\-h, \-\-help\fR
Print standard command line options.
.B \-V, \-\-version
Version of this application
.B mate-screensaver-command
is written by William Jon McCann <>.
Print all command line options.
This program also accepts the standard GTK options.
.SS Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at:
.SS mate-screensaver is maintained by:
Perberos <>
Steve Zesch <>
Stefano Karapetsas <>
.SS This Man Page has been updated/re-written for the MATE Desktop Environment by:
Adam Erdman <> (2014)
.SS gnome-screensaver was written by William Jon McCann <>
.SS This manual page was originally written by Sven Arvidsson <> (2007)
.SS Further information may also be available at:
This manual page was written by Sven Arvidsson <>.
.BR "mate-screensaver" (1)
.BR mate-screensaver-command (1),
.BR mate-screensaver-preferences (1),
.BR gtk-options (7)
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