gaim-remote

gaim-remote(1)              General Commands Manual             gaim-remote(1)



NAME
       gaim-remote v1.5.0-12.el4 - Gaim command-line remote control


SYNOPSIS
       gaim-remote [command] [parameters]

       gaim-remote -h [command]


DESCRIPTION
       gaim-remote is a command-line interface for controlling an already-
       running instance of the Gaim Instant Messaging client. It currently has
       only rudimentary support for launching AIM-style URIs, and closing the
       running instance, although further functionality is planned.


OPTIONS
       The following options are provided by gaim-remote:

       -h [command]
              Display help for gaim-remote or a specific command (see below).


COMMANDS
       The following commands are implemented by gaim-remote:

       quit   Closes the currently-running instance of Gaim.

       uri [URI]
              Sends the given AIM-style URI to the currently running instance
              of Gaim (see below).


URIs
       The following URIs are currently valid. These default to acting on the
       first AIM account you have in your list:

       aim:goim?screenname=[SCREENNAME]
              Begins a new conversation with the given screenname.

       aim:goim?screenname=[SCREENNAME]&message=[MESSAGE]
              Sends the given message to the screenname. Spaces in the message
              must be replaced with +.

       aim:gochat?roomname=[CHATROOM]
              Opens a chat window in the given room.

       aim:addbuddy?screenname=[SCREENNAME]
              Opens a dialog to add the specified buddy to your buddy list.


FILES
       /tmp/gaim_[USERNAME].[INSTANCE]
              The UNIX domain socket used to contact the running instance of
              Gaim.


SEE ALSO
       gaim(1), http://gaim.sourceforge.net/,
       http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/gaim/


AUTHOR
       This manpage was written by Robert McQueen <robot101@debian.org> for
       the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).




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