Ayttm - Universal Instant Messaging client
OPTIONS-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 toegether)
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 Sourceforge.net 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release, and if yours is out of date, the problem may already have been
Ayttm Home Page: http://ayttm.sourceforge.net
Ayttm User Manual: http://ayttm.sourceforge.net/ayttm-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 MER‐
CHANTABILITY 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.,
59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
The authors of Ayttm are:
Colin Leroy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Lead Developer
Andy S. Maloney <email@example.com> Code Monkey
Philip S. Tellis <firstname.lastname@example.org> Yahoo!
Edward L. Haletky <email@example.com> Windows Port
Tahir Hashmi <firstname.lastname@example.org> Manual, Doc.
This manpage was adapted from one written by Laurel Fan
<email@example.com> for EveryBuddy.
Ayttm is an heir of EveryBuddy (http://www.everybuddy.com). 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.