mlgui(1) the client of the MLDonkey server.


mlgui [[options]] [[-help] | [--help]]


This manual page documents briefly the mlgui command.

This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

This client can connect to remote ( or local ) server. You can specify which server you want with -hostname and -port. There are three different layout possible : text, icon org both. You will be able to use this gui to command you MLDonkey server.


-gtk_advanced_options <string>

Set to true whether you want to access to the advanced options (current: false)

-gtk_connection_http_proxy_server <string>

Direct HTTP queries to HTTP proxy (current: )

-gtk_connection_http_proxy_port <string>

Port of HTTP proxy (current: 8080)

-gtk_connection_http_use_proxy <string>

Direct TCP connections to HTTP proxy (the proxy should support CONNECT) (current: false)

-gtk_client_login <string>

Your login name (default is admin) (current: admin)

-gtk_client_password <string>

The password to use when connecting to the server (current: )

-gtk_client_port <string>

The server port to connect to (current: 4001)

-gtk_client_hostname <string>

The server hostname to connect to (current: localhost)

-gtk_client_lang <string>

The language you want to use in MLgui (current: English)

-gtk_look_use_size_suffixes <string>

Whether sizes are printed using G(iga), M(ega) and k(ilo) suffixes. (current: true)

-gtk_look_use_icons <string>

Whether icons are displayed in MLgui (current: true)

-gtk_look_graphical_availability <string>

What is displayed in availability column : graphical or text (current: true)

-gtk_look_icons_directory <string>

The directory where mldonkey gui's icons are (current: )

-gtk_look_main_toolbar_icon_size <string>

The size of the icons in the main toolbar (current: 32)

-gtk_look_toolbars_icon_size <string>

The size of the icons in the other toolbars (current: 22)

-gtk_look_lists_icon_size <string>

The size of the icons in the lists (current: 16)

-gtk_look_icon_saturation <string>

The level of saturation when diplaying icons (current: 1.)

-gtk_look_toolbars_style <string>

What is displayed in toolbar buttons : text, icon or both (current: both)

-gtk_color_default <string>

Set the default color in MLgui (current: Black)

-gtk_color_state_not_available <string>

Color for unavailable files (current: Red)

-gtk_color_state_files_listed <string>

Color for users whose list of files has been retrieved (current: Blue)

-gtk_font_list <string>

Font for the list and trees texts (current: sans 12)

-gtk_font_network <string>

Font for the networks labels in the Networks Tab (current: sans 16)

-gtk_graph_time_downloads <string>

Set the time range for the downloads graph (current: quarter)

-gtk_graph_time_uploads <string>

Set the time range for the uploads graph (current: quarter)

-gtk_graph_time_file <string>

Set the time range to display the uploads and downloads of one file in the graph tab (current: quarter)

-gtk_graph_font <string>

Set the font to display texts in both the uploads and downloads graphs (current: sans 7)

-gtk_graph_background <string>

Set the background color for both the uploads and downloads graphs (current: #000000)

-gtk_graph_grid <string>

Set the color of the grid for both the uploads and downloads graphs (current: #484848)

-gtk_graph_download <string>

Set the foreground color of the download rate (current: #83afff)

-gtk_graph_upload <string>

Set the foreground color of the upload rate (current: #6eec8b)

-gtk_misc_relative_availability <string>

Calculate % availability ignoring already present chunks (current: true)

-gtk_misc_files_auto_expand_depth <string>

The depth to which the directories of a friend are automatically expanded (current: 3)

-gtk_misc_use_availability_height <string>

Display the availability of a chunk as height or color coded bar (current: true)

-gtk_misc_availability_max <string>

If use_availability_height is true, which availability corresponds to a full bar ? (current: 10)

-gtk_misc_compaction_overhead <string>

The percentage of free memory before a compaction is triggered (current: 50)

-gtk_misc_interface_buffer <string>

The size of the buffer to the core (current: 10000000)

-gtk_misc_copy_messages <string>

For bundle binaries, should we directly pass structures between the core and the GUI (faster), or copy them (fewer bugs) (current: true)

-gtk_verbose_gview <string>

Debug module GuiTemplates.Gview (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_chat <string>

Debug module GuiTemplates.Chat (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_tools <string>

Debug module GuiTools (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_configwin <string>

Debug module ConfigWindow (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_art <string>

Debug module GuiArt (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_main <string>

Debug module GuiMain (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_networks <string>

Debug module GuiNetworks (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_servers <string>

Debug module GuiServers (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_downloads <string>

Debug module GuiDownloads (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_friends <string>

Debug module GuiFriends (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_queries <string>

Debug module GuiQueries (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_rooms <string>

Debug module GuiRooms (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_uploads <string>

Debug module GuiUploads (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_console <string>

Debug module GuiConsole (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_graphbase <string>

Debug module GuiGraphBase (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_graph <string>

Debug module GuiGraph (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_im <string>

Debug module GuiIm (current: false)

-gtk_verbose_settings <string>

Debug module GuiConfig (current: false)


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This manual page was originally written by Sylvain Le Gall <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License, Version 2.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; considering as source code all the file that enable the production of this manpage.


Sylvain Le Gall <[email protected]>


Mehdi Dogguy <[email protected]>



Copyright © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Sylvain Le Gall
Copyright © 2009 Mehdi Dogguy