Profanity is a text mode instant messaging interface that supports the XMPP protocol and runs on Linux, macOS and Windows using Cygwin.


The Profanity user guide covers many topics in detail. These steps can be used to get quickly connected to your KodeNet account.

/account add default
/account set default jid
/account set default password  ...
/autoconnect set default
/connect default

By default newly connected accounts will see a Support contact in the roster list. This contact is not required to have and can be removed or re-added at anytime. This contact is simply available for questions and assistance.

Group Chat

Joining a group chat with Profanity is simple. For example, to join the kodenet group chat simply use the /join command.