profanity is a console based XMPP client written in C using ncurses and libstrophe, inspired by Irssi.
sudo apt-get install profanity
To connect to an XMPP chat service:
You will be prompted by the status bar to enter your password.
Send one to one message⚑
To open a new window and send a message use the
/msg firstname.lastname@example.org Hello there!
Profanity uses the contact's nickname by default, if one exists. For example:
/msg Bob Are you there bob?
To make a window visible in the main window area, use any of the following:
/win command may also be used. Either the window number may be passed, or the window title:
/win 4 /win email@example.com /win MyBuddy
To close the current window:
To add someone to your roster:
/roster add firstname.lastname@example.org
To subscribe to a contacts presence (to be notified when they are online/offline etc):
/sub request email@example.com
To approve a contact's request to subscribe to your presence:
/sub allow firstname.lastname@example.org
Giving contacts a nickname⚑
/roster nick email@example.com Bobster
To quit profanity:
/omemo gen /carbons on