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AWESOME2-CLIENT(1)					    AWESOME2-CLIENT(1)

NAME
       awesome2-client - awesome2 window manager command line interface

SYNOPSIS
       awesome2-client

DESCRIPTION
       awesome2-client is the command line interface to	awesome2. It
       communicates with awesome2 via a	socket located in the users's HOME
       directory.

USAGE
       To determine which socket is to be used,	it reads the DISPLAY
       environment variable. awesome2-client reads commands from standard
       input.

       When you	pipe multiple lines into awesome2-client, an empty line	will
       flush already collected lines into awesome2 with	an according immediate
       execution.

       The command format is: screen_number command argument

       For example, to change a	statusbar textbox text on screen 0, you	can do
       the following:

	   echo	0 widget_tell <statusbar-name> <textbox-name> text Hello, world	| awesome2-client

       To change an iconbox image on screen 1, you can do the following:

	   echo	0 widget_tell <statusbar-name> <iconbox-name> image /home/user/image.jpg | awesome2-client

       To view tag number 3 on screen 1:

	   echo	1 tag_view 3 | awesome2-client

       To zoom focused window on screen	0:

	   echo	0 client_zoom |	awesome2-client

SEE ALSO
       awesome2(1) awesome2rc(5)

AUTHORS
       Julien Danjou <julien@danjou.info[1]>

WWW
       http://awesome2.naquadah.org

NOTES
	1. julien@danjou.info
	   mailto:julien@danjou.info

				  07/08/2017		    AWESOME2-CLIENT(1)

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