Auto-GPT: Command Line Arguments and Usage

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This quick guide assumes you have already set up Auto-GPT. If you haven’t, follow our in-depth guide on the Finxter blog.

Use ./ --help (Linux/macOS) or .\run.bat --help (Windows) to list command line arguments. For Docker, substitute docker-compose run --rm auto-gpt in examples.

Common Auto-GPT arguments include: --ai-settings <filename>, --prompt-settings <filename>, and --use-memory <memory-backend>. Short forms such as -m for --use-memory exist. Substitute any angled brackets (<>) with your desired values.

Enable Text-to-Speech using ./ --speak.

💀 Use continuous mode (potentially hazardous, may run indefinitely) with ./ --continuous. Exit with Ctrl+C.

🚧 Use Self-Feedback mode (increases token usage, costs) by entering S in the input field.

Run GPT-3.5 only mode with ./ --gpt3only or set SMART_LLM_MODEL in .env to gpt-3.5-turbo. For GPT-4 only, use ./ --gpt4only (raises API costs).

Find logs in ./output/logs, debug with ./ --debug.

Disable commands by setting DISABLED_COMMAND_CATEGORIES in .env. For instance, to disable coding features, use:


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