mate-screensaver(1) The MATE Desktop Screensaver and Locker


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. mate-screensaver integrates well with the MATE desktop, and it supports User Switching and the ability to lock down configuration settings.


X display to use.
Don't start as a daemon
Enable debugging messages for mate-screensaver
Output version information and exit.
-h, --help
Print standard command line options.
Print all command line options.

This program also accepts the standard GTK options.


Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at:


mate-screensaver is maintained by:

Perberos <[email protected]>
Steve Zesch <[email protected]>
Stefano Karapetsas <[email protected]>

This Man Page has been updated/re-written for the MATE Desktop Environment by:

Adam Erdman <[email protected]> (2014)


gnome-screensaver was written by William Jon McCann <[email protected]>

This manual page was originally written by Sven Arvidsson <[email protected]> (2007)