How many degrees of headlessness do we need?

Tor Lillqvist tml at
Tue Mar 31 03:15:12 PDT 2015

Is it in fact so that nowadays --quickstart does what --invisible is
supposed to do? (Note that just starting soffice with the --quickstart
option has nothing to do with whether that happens automatically when you
log in or not.) If I start soffice with --quickstart and --accept, nothing
is displayed (like with --invisible). If I connect with a UNO client that
opens a document, closes the window, the process stays running (unlike with

Maybe we should in fact just make --invisible a synonym for --quickstart?

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