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Some IRC clients for Linux include:
 
Some IRC clients for Linux include:
 
* xchat (graphical interface)
 
* xchat (graphical interface)

Revision as of 02:23, 28 May 2013

Some IRC clients for Linux include:

  • xchat (graphical interface)
  • irssi (command-line interface)
  • weechat (command-line interface)

Using an IRC client

To join the #lug channel on the irc.gimp.org (GimpNet) network, follow the steps below for your corresponding IRC client:

xchat

  1. start xchat and select GimpNet
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  2. wait for the connection to complete, then join #lug
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You may now chat with others in the channel.

irssi

  1. start irssi in a terminal window
  2. connect to a network: /connect irc.gimp.org
  3. wait for the MOTD (this may take up to 15 seconds)
  4. join a channel: /join #lug

You may now chat with others in the channel.

To leave the channel, type: /leave

To leave all channels and quit, type: /quit

weechat

  1. start weechat in a terminal window
  2. connect to a network: /connect irc.gimp.org
  3. wait for the MOTD (this may take up to 15 seconds)
  4. join a channel: /join #lug

You may now chat with others in the channel.

To leave the channel, type: /buffer close

To leave all channels and quit, type: /quit