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Manual Reference Pages  -  CHARM (1)

NAME

charm - Client for LiveJournal-based blogging sites

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
General Options
Friends-checking Options
Synchronization Options
Posting Options
Environment
Files
Manual
See Also
Author

SYNOPSIS

charm [ -h, --help ]

charm [ -o, --options ]

charm [ -f, --file FILENAME ] [ -u, --user USERNAME ] [ -c, --check ] [ -i, --interval MINUTES ] [ -g, --group FRIENDGROUP ]

charm [ -f, --file FILENAME ] [ -u, --user USERNAME ] [ -z, --sync ] [ -a, --archive DIR ]

charm [ -f, --file FILENAME ] [ -u, --user USERNAME ] [ -l, --login ] [ -n, --nologin ] [ -d, --drafts DIR ] [ -a, --archive DIR ] [ -r, --resume DRAFTFILE ] [ -T, --template TEMPLATE ] [ -x, --xpost ARCHIVEFILE ] [ -q, --quick ] [ -j, --journal JOURNAL ] [ -s, --subject SUBJECT ] [ -p, --permit PERMISSION ] [ -m, --mood MOOD ] [ -k, --pic KEYWORD ] [ -t, --tag TAG ] [ -M, --music MUSIC ] [ -A, --autodetect ] [ --autoformat STATUS ] [ --backdate STATUS ] [ --comments STATUS ] [ --noemail STATUS ]

DESCRIPTION

Charm is a client for LiveJournal, Blogger, and other blogging sites that support the LiveJournal protocol, the Atom API, or the MetaWeb API. It can be used for posting, editing, journal administration, offline synchronization, and checking for friend updates.

GENERAL OPTIONS

-h, --help
  Print a help message.

-o, --options
  Print the posting options.

-f, --file FILENAME
  Specify the configuration file to read at startup.

-u, --user USERNAME
  Specify the journal user to perform operations as.

FRIENDS-CHECKING OPTIONS

-c, --check
  Utilize friends-checking mode.

-i, --interval MINUTES
  Specify how many minutes to wait between checks.

-g, --group FRIENDGROUP
  Specify which friend groups to limit check to. Can be specified multiple times.

SYNCHRONIZATION OPTIONS

-z, --sync
  Utilize synchronization (journal download) mode.

-a, --archive DIRECTORY
  Save synchronized posts to this directory.

POSTING OPTIONS

-l, --login
  Log in when Charm is started.

-n, --nologin
  Do not log in when Charm is started.

-d, --drafts DIRECTORY
  Use this directory to save in-progress journal entry drafts.

-a, --archive DIRECTORY
  Use this directory to save completed posts.

-r, --resume DRAFTFILE
  Resume a previous session, reading from this saved draft file.

-T, --template TEMPLATE
  Read the content of this template file at startup, pre-populating the post.

-x, --xpost ARCHIVEFILE
  Prepare to cross-post, reading from a saved archive file.

-q, --quick
  Non-interactive mode. Read journal entry text from standard input, and post it immediately, rather than using the menu-based interactive editing.

-j, --journal JOURNAL
  Specify the journal to post to.

-s, --subject "SUBJECT"
  Use this as the subject line of the journal entry.

-p, --permit PERMISSION
  Use this for the post permissions. Can be "public", "private", "friends", or a list of friend groups separated by commas.

-m, --mood MOOD
  Use this for the mood of this entry.

-k, --pic KEYWORD
  Use this picture keyword for the userpic of this entry.

-t, --tag TAG
  Use this tag for this entry.

-M, --music "MUSIC"
  Use this as the music for this entry.

-A, --autodetect
  Use XMMS to automatically determine what music to use for this entry.

--autoformat=[on|off]
  Let the site automatically HTML format this post, or do it ourselves?

--backdate=[on|off]
  Backdate this entry, so it does not show up on the friends pages of our friends?

--comments=[on|off]
  Allow people to post comments on this entry?

--noemail=[on|off]
  Do not send us email when someone posts a comment on this entry?

ENVIRONMENT

VISUAL The default editor to use for writing entries.

EDITOR The default editor to use for writing entries, if VISUAL is not set.

PAGER The default pager to use when previewing entries.

BROWSER The default Web browser to use when viewing a journal.

HTTP_PROXY The HTTP proxy to use, if any, in the format site:port

FILES

~/.charmrc The default location of the charmrc file for a user.

MANUAL

There is a full manual for Charm. It can usually be found in /usr/share/doc/charm/charm.html

SEE ALSO

charmrc(5)

AUTHOR

Lydia Leong (evilhat@livejournal.com)
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