Provided by: ayttm_0.6.3-3build1_amd64 bug


       Ayttm - Universal Instant Messaging client


       ayttm [options]...


       Ayttm   is   an  instant  messaging  (aka  chat)  client  that  provides  all-in-one  chat
       functionality for several major instant messaging services from one simple program.  Ayttm
       "Contacts" allow you to refer to several accounts of the same person from a single contact
       name, making it one of the cleanest and simplest clients to use.


       -h, --help
              Display help and exit

       -v, --version
              Output version information and exit

       -g, --geometry
              Set position of main window

       -d, --config-dir
              Specify configuration directory

       -D, --disable-server
              Disable console message server

       -c, --contact
              Specify contact to send a message to via console server

       -m, --message
              Specify the message to send via console server (Note:   -c  and  -m  must  be  used


       Ayttm  is  a  unified  multi-protocol  Instant Messaging client that allows you to stay in
       touch with your contacts across multiple protocols through one conventient interface.

       Currently Ayttm supports AIM, ICQ, IRC,  Jabber,  MSN  and  Yahoo!.  A  detailed  list  of
       features is available at:


       $(HOME)/.ayttm/accounts - information about your accounts
       $(HOME)/.ayttm/contacts - contact/buddy list
       $(HOME)/.ayttm/logs/ - conversation logs
       $(HOME)/.ayttm/prefs - preferences


       For submitting bug reports, patches, feature requests and support requests, please use the tracker for Ayttm at

       Before sending a bug report, please verify that you have  the  latest  version  of  Ayttm.
       Many  bugs  (major  and minor) are fixed at each release, and if yours is out of date, the
       problem may already have been solved.


       Ayttm Home Page:
       Ayttm User Manual:


       This program 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 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY  WARRANTY;
       without  even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program;
       if  not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston,
       MA  02110-1301 USA


       The authors of Ayttm are:

       Colin Leroy <> Lead Developer
       Andy S. Maloney <> Code Monkey
       Philip S. Tellis <> Yahoo!
       Edward L. Haletky <> Windows Port
       Tahir Hashmi <> Manual, Doc.
       Siddhesh Poyarekar <>

       This manpage was  adapted  from  one  written  by  Laurel  Fan  <>  for


       Ayttm  is  an  heir of EveryBuddy (  We would like to thank the
       EveryBuddy development team for their contribution.

       Special thanks to Mark Spencer, initial creator of GAIM, for all of the tremendous support
       he has given.