IRC clients

There are vairous IRC clients, for our sessions you can use either xchat or hexchat client on your computer.

XChat or hexchat

XChat/hexchat is a popular Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client. It has a choice of a tabbed document interface or tree interface, support for multiple servers and is highly configurable.

How to install?

For Fedora:

# dnf install xchat

For Ubuntu:

# apt-get install xchat

For windows please download hexchat from their site.

Configurations Steps

Default xchat will open in network selection window where you have to select FreeNode and then connect.

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After connect you will see connection complete window where you have option to join channel (provide dgplug)

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After pressing OK, you are now in main window and joined dgplug channel. Now you have register your nickname to make sure someone else not using it.

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You will get a verification mail for your registration and same you have to execute in XChat window.

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Enjoy Xchating ...