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KBtin - a MUD client and an environment for line-based programs
KBtin [ -v ] [ scriptfile [ scriptfile2 ... ]]
KBtin is a MUD client based on the venerable tintin++ ; however it
has uses beyond playing MUDs.
A few commands (try #help for the full list):
- #session sesname hostname
- Starts a new session. The sesname is a nickname of the new session,
and doesn't play any important role. KBtin will open a telnet connection
to the given hostname : port.
- #run sesname command
- Starts a new session by running a local command. In particular, you can
use it to start an encrypted connection by #run foo ssh
- #help command
- Gives you the help on command.
- Disables all input parsing, making all text pass as-is. Features such as
scrollback, highlights, logging, keybindings or actions continue to
- Exits KBtin and returns you to your shell.
- Shows the processing done by all subsequent uses of #read.
Equivalent to #verbose 1.
- Turns off the output from #read. Equivalent to #verbose
- Processes the commands in scriptname, using #read
- -c command
- Executes a single command. (Note: beware of the evil shell and escape
- -s host port
- Starts a new session by opening a TELNET connection to the given host on
the given port. KBtin will make up a session name for you.
- -S host port
- Same, except that SSL encryption will be used.
- -r shell_command
- Starts a new session by starting a local process. The process will be
opened in a pseudo-terminal, making it interactive. The session name will
be made up by KBtin.
- Selects the "pipe" driver (default if stdin or stdout is not a
- Selects the full interactive tty driver (usual default).