hexchat man page

HexChat ā€” IRC Client



hexchat [OPTION...] URL

Help Options

-h, --help

Show help options


Show all help options


Show GTK+ Options

Application Options

-a, --no-auto

Don't auto connect to servers

-d, --cfgdir=PATH

Use a different config directory

-n, --no-plugins

Don't auto load any plugins

-p, --plugindir

Show plugin auto-load directory

-u, --configdir

Show user config directory


Open an irc://server:port/channel?key URL

-c, --command=COMMAND

Execute command:

-e, --existing

Open URL or execute command in an existing HexChat


Begin minimized. Level 0=Normal 1=Iconified 2=Tray

-v, --version

Show version information


X display to use


This manual page was written by Davide Puricelli <evo@debian.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


April 2013 HexChat 2.14.1 User Commands