irssi



Irssi(1)                    General Commands Manual                   Irssi(1)


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

       -c, --connect=SERVER
              connects to SERVER

       -w, --password=PASSWORD
              use PASSWORD for authentication.

       -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.


SEE ALSO

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


FILES

       /etc/irssi/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/local/share/irssi/help/
       /usr/local/share/doc/irssi/
              Directories including many help files

       /etc/irssi/scripts/
              Global scripts directory

       /etc/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

       ~/.irssi/startup
              File containing a list of commands to execute 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>

Irssi IRC client                September 2002                        Irssi(1)

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