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Manual Reference Pages  -  UTOX (1)

NAME

ÁTox - Lightweight Tox client

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Chat Commands
Files
Contributors
Bugs

SYNOPSIS

usage: utox [--portable] [--theme <default|dark|light|highcontrast|zenburn>] [--set=<start-on-boot|show-window|hide-window>]
or: utox --version
or: utox --help

DESCRIPTION

ÁTox is a free software lighweight X.org graphical Tox client.

ÁTox can be used for:
* 1-to-1 text IM
* group IM
* audio calls
* video calls
* group audio calls
* desktop sharing
* file transfers

OPTIONS

--theme <THEME> Choose a color scheme. Possible options are default, dark, light, highcontrast, or zenburn.

--portable Run in portable mode. All data will be saved to the tox folder in the current working directory, see FILES for more details.

--set=<OPTION> Set an option. The available options are "start-on-boot", "show-window" and "hide-window".

--version Print version and exit.

--help Print a short description of available options.

CHAT COMMANDS

These commands can be used in the chat window.
/alias <alias> Sets selected friend’s alias to <alias>. It will be displayed instead of that friend’s name.
/topic <topic> Changes current groupchat’s name/topic to <topic>. This command can also be used to edit the current topic by typing /topic and pressing the tab key.
/me <action> Sends an message/action in the format <name> <action>, for example: Tox User says hi

FILES

All files listed below are located in $HOME/.config/tox. If ÁTox is running in portable mode, their location will be ./tox.
tox_save.tox tox_save.tox is the file that contains the public/private key pair, name, status and contacts. It’s compatible with other Tox clients.
utox_save utox_save is ÁTox’ binary config file, it contains settings such as language, proxy options, DPI or logging.
avatars The avatars directory contains other contacts’ avatars. Files are named after contacts’ public keys (the first 64 characters of the ID).
[public key].txt Those are friends’ chat logs. ÁTox supports only 1v1 chat logging for now.
[public key].fmetadata Friend metadata file, currently used for storing aliases.
[public key][file number].ftoutfo Current outgoing file transfers’ state. Used for resuming transfers across client restarts.

CONTRIBUTORS

Please see the list page: https://github.com/GrayHatter/uTox/graphs/contributors

BUGS

Please report bugs on https://github.com/GrayHatter/uTox/issues

The website for ÁTox can be found at http://utox.org/ and source code can be found at https://github.com/GrayHatter/uTox

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ÁTox 0.4.3 UTOX (1) November 2015

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