How can I define settings, such as ircname, nick and such things, in .bashrc for Irssi?
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The settings for Irssi go in
However, in general, any Bash environment variable is set in
The real question is how do you get Irssi to use those variables?
A much better way would be to set all these settings to your
/set nick Heoa
And every time you start
If you still want it -
Note that these environment variables are only set on the first run, and they are ignored if
While I can imagine setting alias like:
it doesn't make sense. Irssi is very configurable, and it has a proper config file, so why don't you use it?
Start irssi, issue /network add; /server add; /channel add commands - best if you'd set the server and channel to auto-connect and autojoin.
Then, do /save, and quit irssi.
And then restart irssi, and voila - it will autoconnect everywhere you configured it to.
If you'll have any problems, just consult docs.