rtv man page

RTV — Reddit Terminal Viewer

TL;DR

/front

/r/{{subreddit_name}}

[space]

o

u

?

Synopsis

rtv [-h] [-V] [-s SUBREDDIT] [-l LINK] [--log FILE] [--config FILE] [--ascii] [--monochrome] [--non-persistent] [--clear-auth] [--copy-config] [--copy-mailcap] [--enable-media]

Description

Reddit Terminal Viewer is a lightweight browser for www.reddit.com built into a terminal window.

Options

-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-V, --version

show program's version number and exit

-s SUBREDDIT

Name of the subreddit that will be opened on start

-l LINK

Full URL of a submission that will be opened on start

--log FILE

Log HTTP requests to the given file

--config FILE

Load configuration settings from the given file

--ascii

Enable ascii-only mode

--monochrome

Disable color

--non-persistent

Forget the authenticated user when the program exits

--clear-auth

Remove any saved user data before launching

--copy-config

Copy the default configuration to {HOME}/.config/rtv/rtv.cfg

--copy-mailcap

Copy an example mailcap configuration to {HOME}/.mailcap

--enable-media

Open external links using programs defined in the mailcap config

Controls

Move the cursor using either the arrow keys or Vim-style movement. - Press up and down to scroll through submissions. - Press right to view the selected submission and left to return. - Press ? to open the help screen.

Files

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/rtv/rtv.cfg

The configuration file can be used to customize default program settings, see README.rst for more information.

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/rtv/refresh-token

After you login to reddit, your most recent OAuth refresh token will be stored for future sessions. You can disable this behavior by setting the option persistent=False in your configuration file.

Environment

RTV_EDITOR

Text editor to use when editing comments and submissions. Will fallback to $EDITOR.

RTV_URLVIEWER

Url Viewer to use to extract links from comments.  Requires a compatible  Url Viewer to be installed

BROWSER

Web browser to use when opening links.

PAGER

Pager to use when expanding individual comments and submissions.

Author

Michael Lazar <lazar.michael22@gmail.com> (2016).

Bugs

Report bugs to https://github.com/michael-lazar/rtv/issues

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Info

January 13, 2017 Version 1.14.1 Usage and Commands