Nearly all X Window System clients, or programs, accept a set of similar command-line options, known as X11 Toolkit options. These options provide a range of choices for the window size, placement, colors, title, or fonts used when a client starts. Most of the standard X11 Toolkit options are discussed in the X manual page.
▸ To learn more about the X Window System, see page 171.
Use the -geometry option followed by width, height, and xoffset or yoffset values to start your program with a specific window size, in a specified area of your display, or in a virtual desktop.
Use the -geometry setting with the ...