ircII help: ircII environment_vars
The following environment variables are recognized by IRCII. IRCNICK - Specifies your default irc nickname IRCNAME - Specifies any lunacy you want instead of your real name IRCSERVER - Specifies a default server list for IRCII IRCPATH - Specifies a list of directories IRCII should search when the LOAD command is used to find IRCII scripts. (also see SET LOAD_PATH) IRCRC - Specifies a file to use instead of your $HOME/.ircrc. TERM - Specifies your terminal type HOME - Tells IRCII where your home directory is IrcII can find other environment variables through alias substitution. e.g. $HOST will show the HOST envariable, $PATH the PATH envariable.