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 +====== doomsday-shell-text ====== ​
 +
 +===== Synopsis ===== 
 +
 +**doomsday-shell-text** ​
 +
 +===== Options ===== 
 +
 +This version of **doomsday-shell-text** does not support any command line options. ​
 +
 +===== Introduction ===== 
 +
 +The Shell is a utility for controlling and monitoring Doomsday servers. It has a curses-based terminal-friendly UI that allows one to connect to local and remote Doomsday servers. One can also start new servers on the local machine. ​
 +
 +Once connected to a server, a console command line is provided for controlling the server. ​
 +
 +===== User Interface ===== 
 +
 +==== Menu ==== 
 +
 +Press F9, ^C, or ^Z to open the menu. 
 +
 +  ; Connect to...
 +  : Open a connection to a server at a given IP address.
 +  ; Disconnect
 +  : Disconnect the current connection. The server will not be stopped.
 +  ; Start local server
 +  : Starts a new Doomsday server on the local machine. A dialog will open for configuring the game mode, server'​s TCP port, and other launch options. You must ensure that Doomsday will be able to locate the required [[IWAD|IWAD files]]. After the server launches, a connection to it is opened automatically.
 +  ; Scroll to bottom
 +  : Scrolls the log entry history down to the bottom of the buffer, to the latest received log entry.
 +  ; About
 +  : Information about the Shell utility.
 +  ; Exit
 +  : Exit the Shell. Any running servers will not be stopped. ​
 +
 +==== Console ==== 
 +
 +A console command line is provided for interacting with a connected server. These commands will get you started: ​
 +
 +  ; ''​help''​
 +  : Show some general level help about using the console interface.
 +  ; ''​apropos''​
 +  : Look up commands and variables containing a specific word. 
 +
 +The PageUp and PageDown keys scroll the log entry history. ​
 +
 +===== See Also ===== 
 +
 +doomsday(6) ​
 +
 +===== Author ===== 
 +
 +This documentation has been written by Jaakko Keränen //​jaakko.keranen@iki.fi//​.
  
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