Linux based IRC clients.

binoyxj

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Some IRC clients which can be used in the linux platform.


1.ircII:: The ircII program is a full screen, termcap based interface to Internet Relay Chat.


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2.Bitchx::BitchX is a free IRC client.


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3.Irssi: :Irssi is an IRC client program originally written by Timo Sirainen, and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License in Jan 1999

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4.Konversation: Konversation is a client for the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) protocol

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5.KSirc :KSirc is an IRC chat client for KDE


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6.XChat: XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux and Windows.

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started out on Linux and was ported to windows, so it was Linux client first :D
 

Dark Atheist

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wine allows you to run non native Linux apps, but the thread is about Linux irc apps - not windows irc apps running on Linux :p
 

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Wine is a translation layer (a program loader) capable of running Windows applications on Linux and other POSIX compatible operating systems. Windows programs running in Wine act as native programs would, running without the performance or memory usage penalties of an emulator, with a similar look and feel to other applications on your desktop.

http://www.winehq.org/about/
 

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Wine is a translation layer (a program loader) capable of running Windows applications on Linux and other POSIX compatible operating systems. Windows programs running in Wine act as native programs would, running without the performance or memory usage penalties of an emulator, with a similar look and feel to other applications on your desktop.

http://www.winehq.org/about/

Another very fine cut and paste job. Not sure just who's question you're answering, though....
 

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irssi is quite clearly the best client EVAR! :D

In reference to Lord's post, he posted what WINE stands for, it's an acronym. I would imagine he is already knowledgeable on the subject ;)
 

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