NAME¶weechat - the extensible chat client
weechat [-a|--no-connect] [-d|--dir <path>] [-t|--temp-dir] [-p|--no-plugin] [-P|--plugins <plugins>] [-r|--run-command <command>] [-s|--no-script] [--upgrade] [debug-option...] [plugin:option...] weechat [-c|--colors] weechat [-h|--help] weechat [-l|--license] weechat [-v|--version]
DESCRIPTION¶WeeChat (Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat) is a free chat client, fast and light, designed for many operating systems. It is highly customizable and extensible with scripts.
-d, --dir <path>
The name of the directory is automatically built by WeeChat, with this template: "weechat_temp_XXXXXX" (where "XXXXXX" is random). It it created in the first available directory in this list: environment variable "TMPDIR", "/tmp" (may be different according to the operating system), environment variable "HOME", current directory.
The temporary home directory has permissions 0700 (only owner can read, write and execute).
-P, --plugins <plugins>
-r, --run-command <command>
DEBUG OPTIONS¶WARNING: these options are for debug purposes only, DO NOT USE IN PRODUCTION!
PLUGIN OPTIONS¶For complete doc on plugin options, please look at plugins documentation in WeeChat user’s guide <https://weechat.org/doc>.
With irc plugin, you can connect to temporary server with an URL like:
To join WeeChat IRC channel support with nick "mynick":
IPv6 address can be enclosed in brackets to add a port after address, for example:
AUTHORS¶This manpage was written by Sébastien Helleu.
COPYRIGHT¶WeeChat is written by Sébastien Helleu and contributors (complete list is in the AUTHORS.adoc file).
Copyright © 2003-2020 Sébastien Helleu
WeeChat is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
Please read the COPYING file for more information.
SUPPORT / REPORTING BUGS¶For help or a bug report: <https://weechat.org/about/support>