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167  .\" * MAIN CONTENT STARTS HERE *  .\" * MAIN CONTENT STARTS HERE *
168  .\" -----------------------------------------------------------------  .\" -----------------------------------------------------------------
169  .SH "Name"  .SH "Name"
170  bti \- send a tweet to twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca from the command line  bti \- send a tweet to twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca (or any custom laconi\&.ca installation) from the command line
171  .SH "Synopsis"  .SH "Synopsis"
172  .fam C  .fam C
173  .HP \w'\fBbti\fR\ 'u  .HP \w'\fBbti\fR\ 'u
174  \fBbti\fR [\fB\-\-account\ account\fR] [\fB\-\-password\ password\fR] [\fB\-\-action\ action\fR] [\fB\-\-user\ screenname\fR] [\fB\-\-host\ HOST_NAME\fR] [\fB\-\-proxy\ PROXY:PORT\fR] [\fB\-\-logfile\ LOGFILE\fR] [\fB\-\-page\ PAGENUMBER\fR] [\fB\-\-bash\fR] [\fB\-\-shrink\-urls\fR] [\fB\-\-debug\fR] [\fB\-\-dry\-run\fR] [\fB\-\-version\fR] [\fB\-\-help\fR]  \fBbti\fR [\fB\-\-account\ account\fR] [\fB\-\-password\ password\fR] [\fB\-\-action\ action\fR] [\fB\-\-user\ screenname\fR] [\fB\-\-host\ HOST_NAME\fR] [\fB\-\-proxy\ PROXY:PORT\fR] [\fB\-\-logfile\ LOGFILE\fR] [\fB\-\-page\ PAGENUMBER\fR] [\fB\-\-bash\fR] [\fB\-\-shrink\-urls\fR] [\fB\-\-debug\fR] [\fB\-\-dry\-run\fR]  [\fB\-\-verbose\fR] [\fB\-\-version\fR] [\fB\-\-help\fR]
175  .fam  .fam
176  .SH "DESCRIPTION"  .SH "DESCRIPTION"
177  .PP  .PP
# Line 196  Specify the action which you want to per Line 196  Specify the action which you want to per
196  \fB\-\-user screenname\fR  \fB\-\-user screenname\fR
197  .RS 4  .RS 4
198  Specify the user you want to see his/her messages while the action is "user"\&.  Specify the user you want to see his/her messages while the action is "user"\&.
199    .sp
200    If no screenname is specified, the default is account name\&.
201  .RE  .RE
202  .PP  .PP
203  \fB\-\-host HOST_NAME\fR  \fB\-\-host HOST_NAME\fR
204  .RS 4  .RS 4
205  Specify the host which you want to send your message to\&. Valid options are "twitter" to send to twitter\&.com and "identica" to send to identi\&.ca\&.  Specify the host which you want to send your message to\&. Valid options are "twitter" to send to twitter\&.com and "identica" to send to identi\&.ca\&.
206  .sp  .sp
207    If you want to send the message to a custom laconi\&.ca installation, you should specify the API URI\&. For example identi\&.ca\'s URI is: https://identi\&.ca/api/statuses\&.
208    .sp
209  If no host is specified, the default is to send to twitter\&.com\&.  If no host is specified, the default is to send to twitter\&.com\&.
210  .RE  .RE
211  .PP  .PP
# Line 239  When the action is to retrieve updates, Line 243  When the action is to retrieve updates,
243  Performs all steps that would normally be done for a given action, but will not connect to the service to post or retrieve data\&.  Performs all steps that would normally be done for a given action, but will not connect to the service to post or retrieve data\&.
244  .RE  .RE
245  .PP  .PP
246    \fB\-\-verbose\fR
247    .RS 4
248    Verbose mode
249    .RE
250    .PP
251  \fB\-\-bash\fR  \fB\-\-bash\fR
252  .RS 4  .RS 4
253  Add the working directory and a \'$\' in the tweet message to help specify it is coming from a command line\&. Don\'t put the working directory and the \'$\' in the tweet message\&.  Add the working directory and a \'$\' in the tweet message to help specify it is coming from a command line\&. Don\'t put the working directory and the \'$\' in the tweet message\&.
# Line 285  The twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca account Line 294  The twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca account
294  The twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca password for the account you wish to use to send this message with\&.  The twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca password for the account you wish to use to send this message with\&.
295  .RE  .RE
296  .PP  .PP
297  \fB\-\-action action\fR  \fBaction action\fR
298  .RS 4  .RS 4
299  Specify the action which you want to perform\&. Valid options are "update" to send a message, "friends" to see your friends timeline, "public" to track public timeline, "replies" to see replies to your messages and "user" to see a specific user\'s timeline\&.  Specify the action which you want to perform\&. Valid options are "update" to send a message, "friends" to see your friends timeline, "public" to track public timeline, "replies" to see replies to your messages and "user" to see a specific user\'s timeline\&.
300  .RE  .RE
301  .PP  .PP
302  \fB\-\-user screenname\fR  \fBuser screenname\fR
303  .RS 4  .RS 4
304  Specify the user you want to see his/her messages while the action is "user"\&.  Specify the user you want to see his/her messages while the action is "user"\&.
305  .RE  .RE
# Line 298  Specify the user you want to see his/her Line 307  Specify the user you want to see his/her
307  \fBhost\fR  \fBhost\fR
308  .RS 4  .RS 4
309  The host you want to use to send the message to\&. Valid options are either "twitter" or "identica" to send to twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca respectively\&.  The host you want to use to send the message to\&. Valid options are either "twitter" or "identica" to send to twitter\&.com or identi\&.ca respectively\&.
310    .sp
311    If you want to send the message to a custom laconi\&.ca installation, you should specify the API URI\&. For example identi\&.ca\'s URI is: https://identi\&.ca/api/statuses\&.
312  .RE  .RE
313  .PP  .PP
314  \fBproxy\fR  \fBproxy\fR
# Line 315  The logfile name for bti to write what h Line 326  The logfile name for bti to write what h
326  Setting this variable to \'true\' or \'yes\' will enable the URL shrinking feature\&. This is equivalent to using the \-\-shrink\-urls option\&.  Setting this variable to \'true\' or \'yes\' will enable the URL shrinking feature\&. This is equivalent to using the \-\-shrink\-urls option\&.
327  .RE  .RE
328  .PP  .PP
329    \fBverbose\fR
330    .RS 4
331    Setting this variable to \'true\' or \'yes\' will enable the Verbose mode\&.
332    .RE
333    .PP
334  There is an example config file called  There is an example config file called
335  \FCbti\&.example\F[]  \FCbti\&.example\F[]
336  in the source tree that shows the structure of the file if you need an example to work off of\&.  in the source tree that shows the structure of the file if you need an example to work off of\&.
# Line 337  For example, command line options always Line 353  For example, command line options always
353  .SH "AUTHOR"  .SH "AUTHOR"
354  .PP  .PP
355  Written by Greg Kroah\-Hartman  Written by Greg Kroah\-Hartman
356  \FCgreg@kroah\&.com\F[]\&.  <\FCgreg@kroah\&.com\F[]> and Amir Mohammad Saied
357    <\FCamirsaied@gmail\&.com\F[]>\&.

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