irssi man page

Irssi — a modular IRC client for UNIX

Synopsis

irssi [--config=PATH] [--home=PATH] [-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

connect to SERVER

-w, --password=PASSWORD

use PASSWORD for authentication.

-p, --port=PORT

automatically connect to PORT on server.

-!, --noconnect

disable autoconnecting of servers

-n, --nick=NICKNAME

specify NICKNAME as your nick

-h, --hostname=HOSTNAME

use HOSTNAME for your irc session

-v, --version

display the version of Irssi

-?, --help

show a help message

See Also

Irssi has a solid amount of documentation available; check /HELP or look online at http://www.irssi.org

Files

~/.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

~/.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; this manpage was written by Istvan Sebestyen, Stefan Tomanek, Geert Hauwaerts.

Info

June 2015 Irssi IRC client