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Irssi

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: September 2002
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NAME

Irssi - a modular IRC client for UNIX  

SYNOPSIS

irssi [-dv!?] [-c server] [-p port] [-n nickname] [-w password] [-h hostname]  

DESCRIPTION

Irssi is a modular Internet Relay Chat client. It is highly extensible and very secure. Being a fullscreen, termcap based client with many features, Irssi is easily extensible through scripts and modules.  

OPTIONS

--config=FILE
use FILE instead of ~/.irssi/config.
--home=PATH
PATH specifies the home directory of Irssi. Default is ~/.irssi
--session=PATH
this option is here just for internal use. It is needed during an /UPGRADE. For more information see /help upgrade.
-c, --connect=SERVER
connects to SERVER
-w, --password=PASSWORD
use PASSWORD for authentification.
-p, --port=PORT
automatically connect to PORT on server.
-!, --noconnect
disables autoconnecting.
-n, --nick=NICKNAME
specify NICKNAME as your nick.
-h, --hostname=HOSTNAME
use HOSTNAME for your irc session.
-d, --dummy
use dummy terminal mode.
-v, --version
display the version of Irssi.
-?, --help
show a help message.
--usage
display brief usage message.
 

SEE ALSO

Irssi has been supplied with a huge amount of documentation. Check /help or look at the files contained by /usr/share/doc/irssi*  

FILES

/etc/irssi.conf
Global configuration file
~/.irssi/config
Personal configuration file
~/.irssi/config.autosave
Automatic save of the personal config file when it was changed externally
~/.irssi/default.theme
Default irssi theme
~/.irssi/away.log
Logged messages in away status
/usr/share/irssi/help/
Directory including many help files
/usr/share/irssi/scripts/
Global scripts directory
/usr/share/irssi/themes/
Global themes directory
~/.irssi/scripts/
Default scripts directory
~/.irssi/scripts/autorun/
Directory containing links to scripts that should be loaded automatically on startup
 

AUTHORS/CREDITS

Irssi was written by Timo Sirainen <cras@irssi.org>

This manpage was written by Istvan Sebestyen <stevee@alphanet.ch> and Stefan Tomanek <stefan@pico.ruhr.de>


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
FILES
AUTHORS/CREDITS




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