Command Line Parameters

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The ownCloud Client can be executed with various command line parameters.

Command Description

owncloud [options]

Command line parameters supported by owncloud include the following:

Parameter Description

-h, --help

Displays help on commandline options.

-v, --version

Displays version information.

-s, --showsettings

Show the settings dialog while starting.

-q, --quit

Quit the running instance.

--logfile <filename>

Write log to file (use - to write to stdout).


Flush the log file after every write.


Output debug-level messages in the log.

--language <language>

Override UI language.


List available languages.

--confdir <dirname>

Use the given configuration folder.


Enable debug mode.