kded(1) triggers Sycoca database updates when needed


kded [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [--check]


This manual page documents briefly the kded command.

kded triggers Sycoca database updates when needed.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Show author information.
Show help about options.
Show all options.
Show KDE specific options.
Show Qt specific options.
Show license information.
-v, --version
Show version information.


--bg, --background color
Sets the default background color and an application palette (light and dark shades are calculated).
--btn, --button color
Sets the default button color.
Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display.
--display displayname
Use the X-server display 'displayname'.
Running under a debugger can cause an implicit --nograb, use --dograb to override.
--fg, --foreground color
Sets the default foreground color.
--fn, --font fontname
Defines the application font.
--im XIMserver
Set XIM server.
--inputstyle inputstyle
Sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root.
--name name
Sets the application name.
--ncols count
Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification.
Tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard.
Disable XIM.
Mirrors the whole layout of widgets.
--session sessionId
Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'.
Switches to synchronous mode for debugging.
--title title
Sets the application title (caption).
--visual TrueColor
Forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display.


--caption caption
Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar.
--config filename
Use alternative configuration file.
--dcopserver server
Use the DCOP Server specified by 'server'.
--geometry geometry
Sets the client geometry of the main widget.
--icon icon
Use 'icon' as the application icon.
--miniicon icon
Use 'icon' as the icon in the titlebar.
Disable crash handler, to get core dumps.
--style style
Sets the application GUI style.
Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager.


Check Sycoca database only once.


This manual page was written by Chris Cheney <[email protected]> for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.