profanity [-vh] [-l level] [-a account]
Profanity is a simple lightweight console based XMPP chat client. Its emphasis is on having a simple and configurable command driven UI, see the homepage at:
- -v, --version
Show version and build information.
- -h, --help
Show help on command line arguments.
- -a, --account ACCOUNT
Auto connect to an account on startup, ACCOUNT must be an existing account.
- -c, --config
Use an alternative config file.
- -l, --log LEVEL
Set the logging level, LEVEL may be set to DEBUG, INFO (the default), WARN or ERROR.
- -f, --logfile
Specify a different logfile
- -t, --theme THEME
Specify which theme to use. THEME must be one of the themes installed in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/profanity/themes
The user guide can be found at <https://profanity-im.github.io/userguide.html>.
Profanity itself has a lot of built-in help. Check the /help command for more information. Type "/help help" for information on how to use help itself. Profanity ships with one man page for each built-in command. For /account there is man profanity-account.
Configuration for Profanity is stored in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/profanity/profrc , details on commands for configuring Profanity can be found at <https://profanity-im.github.io/reference.html>.
Bugs can either be reported by raising an issue at the Github issue tracker:
or to the mailing list at:
Copyright (C) 2012 - 2019 James Booth <email@example.com>. Copyright (C) 2019 - 2020 Michael Vetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html> This is free software; you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Profanity was created by James Booth <email@example.com> with many contributions from others, see the full list at: <https://github.com/profanity-im/profanity/graphs/contributors>