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I have Empathy set to run whenever I log in to Ubuntu. As soon as Empathy connects to freenode, I get these messages:

This nickname is registered. Please choose a different nickname, or identify via /msg NickServ identify .

You are now identified for [my name].

This is pretty annoying, since Empathy handles identification for me anyway. Is there any way to keep this from happening?

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NickServ will do that regardless, but my client puts service messages in channels - does empathy have a similar setting? –  Phoshi May 9 '10 at 17:43
@Phoshi: It doesn't look like it. Empathy is a pretty poor IRC client, but I want to keep all my chat accounts in one place, so I'm stuck with it (it's really nice for non-IRC stuff!). –  Matthew May 9 '10 at 19:14
bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=555051 There is a feature request for this so hopefully it will get fixed in an upcoming release. –  gacrux May 30 '10 at 21:37

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Would the /ignore NickServ command work? But you won't receive any message no matter what it is.

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