seamonkey

Section: Linux User's Manual (1)
Updated: August 05, 2020
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NAME

seamonkey - an internet application suite (browser, mail, etc.)

 

SYNOPSIS

seamonkey [OPTIONS] [URL]

 

DESCRIPTION

SeaMonkey is an all-in-one Internet application suite (previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla). It includes an Internet browser, advanced e-mail, newsgroup and feed client, a calendar, IRC client, HTML editor and a tool to inspect the DOM for web pages. It is derived from the application formerly known as Mozilla Application Suite.

 

OPTIONS

A summary of the options supported by seamonkey is included below.

 

X11 options

--display=DISPLAY
X display to use
--sync
Make X calls synchronous
--g-fatal-warnings
Make all warnings fatal

 

SeaMonkey options

-h, -help
Show summary of options.
-v, -version
Print seamonkey version.
-P profile
Start with profile.
-profile path
Start with profile at path.
-CreateProfile profile_name
Create a new profile in the default directory, but do not start the application. The profile will be named profile_name in the profile manager, the profile_name must not contain spaces. Do not run profile_name while running an instance of the application, you can use the -no-remote option to avoid connecting to a running instance.
-CreateProfile "profile_name profile_dir"
The same, but creates a new profile in the profile_dir directory. Note profile_name and profile_dir are quoted together, and are separated by exactly 1 space.
-migration
Start with import wizard (if you have proper import sources).
-ProfileManager
Start with profile manager.
-no-remote
Do not accept or send remote commands. Implies -new-instance.
-new-instance
Open new instance, not a new window in running instance, which allows multiple copies of application to be open at a time.
-safe-mode
Launches the application with all extensions disabled, for that launch only (extensions are not loaded, but are not permanently disabled in the extension manager data source).
-headless
Runs SeaMonkey in headless mode, which is very useful for purposes such as debugging and automated testing.
-addressbook
Open the address book at startup.
-compose [url]
Compose a mail or news message. Options are specified as string "option='value,...',option=value,..." and include: from, to, cc, bcc, newsgroups, subject, body, message (file), attachment (file), format (html | text). Example: to=john@example.com,subject='Dinner tonight?'
-jsconsole
Open the Browser Console.
-purgecaches
Gecko (layout engine) has a JavaScript cache, which is not reset on startup, this clears it.
-edit [url]
Start with editor (composer) for the given url (optional).
-mail, -news
Open the Mail&News folder view.
-mail url
Open the message specified by this url.
-offline
Start with the offline mode.
-suiteconsole
Open the Error Console.
-browser
Open a browser window.
-private
Open a private browsing window.
-new-window url
Open url in a new browser window.
-new-tab url
Open url in a new browser tab.
-url url
Open the specified url.
-chrome chrome_url
Load the specified chrome.
-register chrome_url
Register the specified chrome, but do not start application.
-search term
Search term with your default search engine.
-preferences
Open Preferences window.
-remote command
Execute command in an already running SeaMonkey process. For more info, see: http://www.mozilla.org/unix/remote.html
-silent
Don't open default windows. Useful with those command-line arguments that open their own windows but don't already prevent default windows from opening.

 

VERSION

2.53.4

 

BUGS

To report a bug, please visit https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/

 

SEE ALSO

firefox(1), thunderbird(1)

 

AUTHORS

The SeaMonkey Team.
https://www.seamonkey-project.org


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
X11 options
SeaMonkey options
VERSION
BUGS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS