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HEXCHAT(1) User Commands HEXCHAT(1)


HexChat - IRC Client



hexchat [OPTION...] URL

Help Options:

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Application Options:

Don't auto connect to servers
Use a different config directory
Don't auto load any plugins
Show plugin auto-load directory
Show user config directory
Open an irc://server:port/channel?key URL
Execute command:
Open URL or execute command in an existing HexChat
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This manual page was written by Davide Puricelli <> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

April 2013 HexChat 2.14.3