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a simple console based XMPP chat client.

Synopsis

profanity [-vh] [-l level] [-a account]

Description

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:

<https://profanity-im.github.io>

Options

-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

Using Profanity

The user guide can be found at <https://profanity-im.github.io/userguide.html>.

See Also

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

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

Bugs can either be reported by raising an issue at the Github issue tracker:

<https://github.com/profanity-im/profanity/issues>

or to the mailing list at:

<https://lists.notraces.net/mailman/listinfo/profanity>

License

Copyright (C) 2012 - 2019 James Booth <boothj5web@gmail.com>. Copyright (C) 2019 - 2020 Michael Vetter <jubalh@iodoru.com>. 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.

Authors/Credits

Profanity was created by James Booth <boothj5web@gmail.com> with many contributions from others, see the full list at: <https://github.com/profanity-im/profanity/graphs/contributors>

Info

2021-01-09 0.10.0 Profanity XMPP client