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NAME

       KVIrc - an Internet Relay Chat client.

SYNOPSIS

       kvirc [options] [server [port]] [ircurl [ircurl [...]]]

DESCRIPTION

       KVIrc is a Visual Internet Relay Chat client based on the Qt library.

       It  is  intended  to be an "user friendly" interface to the IRC protocol (see RFC1459) and
       its extensions.

OPTIONS

       KVIrc accepts the following options:

       -h, --help
               Display a list of all commandline options and exit.

       -v, --version
               Output the version info.

       -c <file>
               Use  <file>  as  configuration  file  instead  of  ~/.kvirc4.rc  .   Defaults   to
               $HOME/.kvirc4.rc if <file> doesn't exists

       -n <file>
               Use  <file>  as  configuration file instead of ~/.kvirc4.rc .  Create <file> if it
               doesn't exist.

       -f      Force a new KVIrc session, even if there is already a running one.

       -e <commands>
               If a KVIrc session is already running, execute the  <commands>  in  that  session,
               otherwise  startup  normally  and execute <commands>.  <commands> must be a single
               shell token.  You can eventually use this switch more than once.

       -x <commands>
               If a KVIrc session is already running, execute the  <commands>  in  that  session,
               otherwise  do nothing and exit.  <commands> must be a single shell token.  You can
               eventually use this switch more than once.

       -r <commands>
               If a KVIrc session is already running, execute the  <commands>  in  that  session,
               otherwise  start  up normally (do not execute).  <commands> must be a single shell
               token.  You can eventually use this switch more than once.

       -m      If a KVIrc session is already running, show an informational popup dialog  instead
               of  writing  to  the console.  This is useful when starting KVIrc from a graphical
               taskbar button.

       [server]
               Connect to this server after startup.

       [port]  Use this port for connection.  This option requires also a server name.

       [ircurl]
               An URL in the following form:

                 irc[6]://<server>[:<port>][/<channel>[?<pass>]]

               For each URL on the commandline create a new irc-context and attempt to connect to
               <server> on the specified <port>.  The optional <channel> is joined just after the
               connection has been established.

ENVIRONMENT

       KVIRC_LANG
               Language setting.  If not set KVIrc will check for $LANG

       LANG    Language setting.  If not set (or set to 'EN','POSIX' or 'C') KVIrc will  use  the
               default language (English).

       FILES

              $PREFIX/share/kvirc/VERSION/*  Directory  with  the  global KVIrc settings, modules
              etc...

              $HOME/.kvirc4.rc . This is the  first  file  that  KVIrc  looks  for.   If  the  -c
              commandline  option  is specified , the file passed as the option parameter is used
              instead of this one.  If the file is found , KVIrc reads the first  non-empty  line
              and  treats  it  as  the path to the KVIrc Local directory.  If the file can not be
              found or the KVIrc Local directory is not existing , KVIrc enters  the  setup  mode
              and allows selecting a new KVIrc Local directory.

              KVIrc  Local  directory/*  Directory  with  the  local  (per  user) KVIrc settings.
              Similar to the global one.

SEE ALSO

       X(1) talk(1)

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright ©  1999-2009 Szymon Stefanek and The KVIrc Development Team

       Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and  its  documentation  for
       any  purpose  and  without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice
       appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear
       in supporting documentation.

SUGGESTIONS AND BUG REPORTS

       Any   bugs   found   (and  feature  requests)  should  be  reported  to  the  tracker  at:
       <https://github.com/kvirc/KVIrc/issues/>

OFFICIAL WWW SITE

       http://www.kvirc.net In Russian - http://www.kvirc.net.ru

AUTHORS

       Szymon 'Pragma' Stefanek <pragma at kvirc dot net>

       Code, fixes, new features, and much more from Alessandro 'Noldor@freenode' Carbone,  Elvio
       'HelLViS69@freenode'  Basello,  Fabio  'CtrlAltCa@freenode'  Bas, Alexey 'Alexey@freenode'
       Uzhva, Voker57@freenode

       Old authors

       With patches, fixes, extensions, and more from [Anodine]@efnet, Till 'BuTi@ircnet'  Busch,
       Fritz 'KNFritz@ircnet' Elfert, RAD Kade 1

       With  bug-hunting,  hard-thinking,  eyes-consuming, nights spent on IRC, great suggestions
       and more from lots of people  all  over  the  net,  including  but  not  limited  to  Paul
       'infected@ircnet'   Boehm,   Olle   'Crocodile@ircnet'   Hällnäs,   Diablo@ircnet,  Andrew
       'Drosha@ircnet' Frolov, MalboroLi@ircnet, munehiro@ircnet