weechat(1) the extensible chat client


weechat [-a|--no-connect] [-d|--dir <path>] [-p|--no-plugin] [-r|--run-command <command>] [-s|--no-script] [--upgrade] [plugin:option...]
weechat [-c|--colors]
weechat [-h|--help]
weechat [-l|--license]
weechat [-v|--version]


WeeChat (Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat) è un client di chat libero, veloce e leggero, realizzato per diversi sistemi operativi. It is highly customizable and extensible with scripts.


-a, --no-connect

Disabilita la connessione automatica ai server all'avvio di WeeChat.

-c, --colors

Mostra i colori prefefiniti nel terminale.

-d, --dir <path>

Imposta una directory come home per WeeChat (utilizzata per i file di configurazione, log, plugin e script dell'utente), il valore predefinito è ~/.weechat (nota: directory viene creata se non trovata da WeeChat). If this option is not given, the environment variable WEECHAT_HOME is used (if not empty).

-h, --help

Mostra l'aiuto.

-l, --license

Mostra la licenza di WeeChat.

-p, --no-plugin

Disabilita il caricamento automatico dei plugin.

-r, --run-command <command>

Esegue un comando(i) dopo l'avvio (più comandi possono essere separati da punto e virgola).

-s, --no-script

Disabilita il caricamento automatico dei script.


Upgrade WeeChat using session files generated with command /upgrade -quit.

-v, --version

Mostra la versione di WeeChat.


Opzione per il plugin.


For complete doc on plugin options, please look at plugins documentation in WeeChat user's guide.

With irc plugin, you can connect to temporary server with an URL like:


To join WeeChat IRC channel support with nick "mynick":

irc://[email protected]/#weechat

IPv6 address can be enclosed in brackets to add a port after address, for example:




main WeeChat configuration file


plugins configuration file


configuration file with secured data


configuration file for alias plugin


configuration file for aspell plugin


configuration file for charset plugin


configuration file for exec plugin


configuration file for irc plugin


configuration file for logger plugin


configuration file for relay plugin


configuration file for script plugin


configuration file for trigger plugin


configuration file for xfer plugin


WeeChat log file


This manpage was written by Sébastien Helleu <[email protected]>.


WeeChat is written by Sébastien Helleu and contributors (complete list is in the AUTHORS.asciidoc file).

Copyright © 2003-2016 Sébastien Helleu <[email protected]>

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.

Web: https://weechat.org/


For help or a bug report: https://weechat.org/dev/support