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
-d, --dummy
use dummy terminal mode
-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