seamonkey - Man Page

an internet application suite (browser, mail, etc.)

Synopsis

seamonkey [Options] [URL]

Description

SeaMonkey is an all-in-one Internet application suite (previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla). It includes an Internet browser, advanced e-mail, newsgroup and feed client, a calendar, IRC client, HTML editor and a tool to inspect the DOM for web pages. It is derived from the application formerly known as Mozilla Application Suite.

Options

A summary of the options supported by seamonkey is included below.

X11 options

--display=DISPLAY

X display to use

--sync

Make X calls synchronous

--g-fatal-warnings

Make all warnings fatal

SeaMonkey options

-h,  -help

Show summary of options.

-v,  -version

Print seamonkey version.

-P profile

Start with profile.

-profile path

Start with profile at path.

-CreateProfile profile_name

Create a new profile in the default directory, but do not start the application. The profile will be named profile_name in the profile manager, the profile_name must not contain spaces. Do not run profile_name while running an instance of the application, you can use the -no-remote option to avoid connecting to a running instance.

-CreateProfile "profile_name profile_dir"

The same, but creates a new profile in the profile_dir directory. Note profile_name and profile_dir are quoted together, and are separated by exactly 1 space.

-migration

Start with import wizard (if you have proper import sources).

-ProfileManager

Start with profile manager.

-no-remote

Do not accept or send remote commands. Implies -new-instance.

-new-instance

Open new instance, not a new window in running instance, which allows multiple copies of application to be open at a time.

-safe-mode

Launches the application with all extensions disabled, for that launch only (extensions are not loaded, but are not permanently disabled in the extension manager data source).

-headless

Runs SeaMonkey in headless mode, which is very useful for purposes such as debugging and automated testing.

-addressbook

Open the address book at startup.

-compose [url]

Compose a mail or news message. Options are specified as string "option='value,...',option=value,..." and include: from, to, cc, bcc, newsgroups, subject, body, message (file), attachment (file), format (html | text). Example: to=john@example.com,subject='Dinner tonight?'

-jsconsole

Open the Browser Console.

-purgecaches

Gecko (layout engine) has a JavaScript cache, which is not reset on startup, this clears it.

-edit [url]

Start with editor (composer) for the given url (optional).

-mail,  -news

Open the Mail&News folder view.

-mail url

Open the message specified by this url.

-offline

Start with the offline mode. This option will only work if SeaMonkey is set to "detect automatically" the online/offline status on startup. To set this, go to Edit -> Preferences -> Mail & Newsgroups -> Network & Storage and in the "Offline" group choose "Detect automatically (if available)" in the "When starting up:" drop-down box.

-suiteconsole

Open the Error Console.

-browser

Open a browser window.

-private

Open a private browsing window.

-new-window url

Open url in a new browser window.

-new-tab url

Open url in a new browser tab.

-url url

Open the specified url.

-chrome chrome_url

Load the specified chrome.

-register chrome_url

Register the specified chrome, but do not start application.

-search term

Search term with your default search engine.

-preferences

Open Preferences window.

-remote command

Execute command in an already running SeaMonkey process.  For more info, see: http://www.mozilla.org/unix/remote.html

-silent

Don't open default windows. Useful with those command-line arguments that open their own windows but don't already prevent default windows from opening.

Version

2.53.7

Bugs

To report a bug, please visit https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/

See Also

firefox(1), thunderbird(1)

Authors

The SeaMonkey Team.

https://www.seamonkey-project.org

Info

August 05, 2020 Linux User's Manual