[Ilugc] X11 commands

Girish Venkatachalam girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 18:08:42 IST 2008


> On Mon, 8 Dec 2008, Mohan R wrote:
> 
> Is there any place where I can get all X11 commands and their usage?

$ apropos X (after some manual pruning)


glxgears (1) - GLX version of the infamous "gears" GL demo.
glxinfo (1) - display info about a GLX extension and OpenGL renderer.
i810 (4) - Intel 8xx integrated graphics chipsets
js_x (4) - JamStudio input driver
koi8rxterm (1) - X terminal emulator for KOI8-R environments
lbxproxy (1) - Low BandWidth X proxy
libXp (3) - X Print Client Library
mkfontdir (1) - create an index of X font files in a directory
mkfontscale (1) - create an index of scalable font files for X
mkhtmlindex (1) - generate index files for HTML man pages
oclock (1) - round X clock
palmax (4) - Palmax (TR88L803) touchscreen driver
proxymngr (1) - proxy manager service
radeonhd (4) - AMD GPG (ATI) R5xx/R6xx video driver
resize (1) - set TERMCAP and terminal settings to current xterm window size
setxkbmap (1) - set the keyboard using the X Keyboard Extension
showfont (1) - font dumper for X font server
sis (4) - SiS and XGI video driver
smproxy (1) - Session Manager Proxy
twm (1) - Tab Window Manager for the X Window System
uxterm (1) - X terminal emulator for Unicode (UTF-8) environments
viewres (1) - graphical class browser for Xt
void XpPutDocumentData (3) - Sends and incorporates data into the output.
x11perf (1) - X11 server performance test program
x11perfcomp (1) - X11 server performance comparison program
xauth (1) - X authority file utility
xbacklight (1) - adjust backlight brightness using RandR extension
xbiff (1) - mailbox flag for X
xcalc (1) - scientific calculator for X
xclipboard (1) - X clipboard client
xclock (1) - analog / digital clock for X
xcmsdb (1) - Device Color Characterization utility for X Color Management System
xconsole (1) - monitor system console messages with X
xcutsel (1) - interchange between cut buffer and selection
xdm (1) - X Display Manager with support for XDMCP, host chooser
xdpr (1) - dump an X window directly to a printer
xdpyinfo (1) - display information utility for X
xdriinfo (1) - query configuration information of DRI drivers
xedit (1) - simple text editor for X
xev (1) - print contents of X events
xeyes (1) - a follow the mouse X demo
xfd (1) - display all the characters in an X font
xfindproxy (1) - locate proxy services
xfontsel (1) - point and click selection of X11 font names
xfs (1) - X font server
xfsinfo (1) - X font server information utility
xft-config (1) - report Xft version, compiler, linker, and/or installation directory information
xfwp (1) - X firewall proxy
xgamma (1) - Alter a monitor's gamma correction through the X server
xgc (1) - X graphics demo
xhost (1) - server access control program for X
xidle (1) - run a program on X inactivity
xinit (1) - X Window System initializer
xkbcomp (1) - compile XKB keyboard description
xkbevd (1) - XKB event daemon
xkbprint (1) - print an XKB keyboard description
xkill (1) - kill a client by its X resource
xload (1) - system load average display for X
xlock (1) - Locks the local X display until a password is entered.
xlogo (1) - X Window System logo
xlsatoms (1) - list interned atoms defined on server
xlsclients (1) - list client applications running on a display
xlsfonts (1) - server font list displayer for X
xmag (1) - magnify parts of the screen
xman (1) - Manual page display program for the X Window System
xmessage (1) - display a message or query in a window (X-based /bin/echo)
xmkmf (1) - create a Makefile from an Imakefile
xmodmap (1) - utility for modifying keymaps and pointer button mappings in X
xmore (1) - plain text display program for the X Window System
xon (1) - start an X program on a remote machine
xorg.conf (5) - configuration File for Xorg X server
xorgconfig (1) - generate an xorg.conf file
xphelloworld (1) - sends a test page to an Xprint printer
xplsprinters (1) - shows a list of Xprint printers and it's attributes
xpmroot (1) - Sets the root window of the current X display to an Xpm pixmap
xpr (1) - print an X window dump
xprehashprinterlist (1) - Recomputes the list of available printers.
xprop (1) - property displayer for X
xpsimplehelloworld (1) - "Hello World"-like Xprint sample utility based on plain X11 rendering calls
xpxthelloworld (1) - "Hello World"-like Xprint sample utility based on the Xt toolkit
xrandr (1) - primitive command line interface to RandR extension
xrdb (1) - X server resource database utility
xrefresh (1) - refresh all or part of an X screen
xset (1) - user preference utility for X
xsetmode (1) - set the mode for an X Input device
xsetpointer (1) - set an X Input device as the main pointer
xsetroot (1) - root window parameter setting utility for X
xsm (1) - X Session Manager
xstdcmap (1) - X standard colormap utility
xterm (1) - terminal emulator for X
xtrapreset, xtrapinfo, xtrapstats, xtrapout, xtrapin, xtrapchar, xtrapproto (1) - XTrap sample clients
xtsscale (1) - X touch screen calibration tool
xvctl (1) - get or set xv extension values
xvidtune (1) - video mode tuner for Xorg
xvinfo (1) - Print out X-Video extension adaptor information
xwd (1) - dump an image of an X window
xwininfo (1) - window information utility for X
xwud (1) - image displayer for X

-Girish


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