Irssi is an IRC-client for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It works through a TUI (Terminal User Interface), and is highly customizable.

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Correct use of Tmux and Irssi via SSH

I'm pretty new with Tmux. I'm looking for a way to connect a Tmux session locally to a distant one, running on my server with irssi and other stuff. If i start a regular session with tmux And ...
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How to pass bash variables (passwords) to IRSSI config file?

I'm using IRSSI and I wonder how can I pass my IRC channel's passwords to the IRSSI config file (~/.irssi/config) without writing them directly in the file. In Mutt I've an awk command that queries a ...
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irssi - /ignore a nick but have messages appear in logs

I want to /ignore a nick and still have their messages appear in my logs. Specifically, I don't want to know that they are talking in channel generally, but want the ability to look through logs to ...
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How can I make hyperlinks in Irssi/Terminal.app be underlined?

I'm using Irssi via Terminal.app on a Mac. I realise you can open links in the default browser using CMD + Double-click but I'd like some visual indication in Irssi that links are, well, links (such ...
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How do i get automatic coloured nicknames in Macirssi?

How do I get automatic coloured nicknames in Macirssi? I've found a script for irssi that kind-of works, but only has a few colours. But for Macirssi I can't find anything.
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How to ignore highlight in a channel in irssi?

Say I have the highlight c++ in irssi to get alerts for it, but I don't want to receive alerts when c++ is mentioned in the #c++ channel. Is this possible?
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Is there a command to reply to the last private message in irssi?

That is, can I type something like /reply <reply_msg> after someone private messages me?
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How can I run multiple instances of bitlbee on OS X?

I've been using bitlbee on OS X for a while now, but I've hit a roadblock when trying to use it the way I'd like to. I have a .plist file created which launches bitlbee at boot, and thats working ...
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Bitlbee without password

I have a local instance of bitlbee to which I connect from irssi on the same machine. Since everything is on localhost, I don't think it makes much sense for me to need to identify (password) every ...
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How can I move my current session from GNU screen to tmux?

My IRC client, irssi, is currently active inside a GNU screen session. In hindsight, I wish that I'd have used tmux instead of GNU screen. How can I migrate the active process (or session) from GNU ...
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Implementing irssi IRC Anonymity

I'm looking to connect to an IRC server that I do not trust with any of my information, including my IP. In the past I have connected through a web client over Tor but it has become unreliable. My ...
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Auto detach after auto connecting in irssi

I have irssi auto connect to a channel and send a message to auto connect which works. But for some reason the detach command (ctrl-a + d) does not detach the screen anymore. Is there a setting for ...
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Channel listing in irssi

So if you do /list, you end up with a list of every single channel on an irc server and it is difficult to read through. In a program like pidgin, it will give you a nice-looking list of channels and ...
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Serving irssi log files over local network with Lighttpd

I wish to use Lighttpd to serve some Irssi log files over a local network - [for my own private use]. Irssi can't write to /var/www/, and I don't think changing permissions is the 'right' way to do ...
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How do I put commands into my config file in irssi?

If I want a command like the following to be run when I start up irssi, how can I do it? Just putting it on a line by itself does not work. /ignore -channels #chan1,#chan2,#chan3 * JOINS PARTS QUITS ...
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IRSSI screen_away.py script refuses to work

I am using the screen_away.py script in IRSSI and it just refuses to work. I have tried restarting, reloading and I'm stuck... any help?!
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How to store confidential info whilst using dot files framework

I'm trying to come up with a strategy to store my dotfiles in Git. So far, I've create a dotfiles repo on GitHub and I've thrown together an install script which simply clones the repo, then symlinks ...
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Make irssi-xmpp show me as using mobile when connected to Gmail/Google Talk

I've set up GTalk via the irssi-xmpp plugin but it currently lists me as plain online in Gmail. I'd like to see if I can make it show me as if I am on mobile. As far as I can tell, users on Android ...
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Changing join/quit message colors in irssi

I want to customize a theme in irssi to reduce the noise that joins/quits create in an IRC channel. I want the entire join/quit line (nick has joined/left) in dark gray, so that it is almost invisible ...
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irssi cannot connect to IRC servers (cygwin)

I would like to be a more active user of IRSSI as I am not a big fan of either Pidgin, XChat or mIRC, having used all of them for over a year. Unfortunately Irssi seems to be unable to connect to ...
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How do I highlight my own messages?

I would like to highlight the whole line of messages I write in a public channel. Thought /hilight -mask {mynick}!*@* would make it work. I've tried a number of switches. I wonder if the default ...
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IRC (or weechat in particular): how to prevent accidental text input

So a couple of times my current IRC channel has had terminal commands (e.g. ls) accidentally entered, resulting in a few comments. Is there a way, either in IRC clients in general, or my current ...
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separate irssi services passwords from main configuration file

I want to automatically connect to some IRC networks that don't all support authentication SSL client certificates (like OFTC) or SASL (Freenode). At the same time I want to add my irssi config to ...
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Is there a way to check what is causing irssi lag?

I'm getting a strange peak in lag on irssi while connected to ZNC on my Arch Linux server. What recommendations would you have for diagnosing the issue?
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How to resume XMPP groupchat window in Irssi (using bitlbee)?

I use Bitlbee to chat in XMPP-networks within my IRC-client Irssi. This works great so far, and recently I started using XMPP Multi User Chats as an alternative to IRC-channels. I set up a channel ...
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IRSSI logs variables?

I'm using IRSSI with XMPP and GTalk, and logs are formatted as follows: autolog_path = "~/.irssi/logs/$tag/$0.%y-%m-%d.log" The problem is, it generates this log file when the user is connected ...
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irssi “Terminal doesn't support cursor movement”

I'm trying to run irssi under cygwin and it gives me this error: $ irssi Terminal doesn't support cursor movement Can't initialize screen handling, quitting. You can still use the dummy mode with -d ...
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$HOME is forgotten only when a remote SSHed “screen” session is detached

Whenever I detach my remote "screen" session and ctrl a-c a new window, it opens the new window with "/" as the PWD. Another extremely annoying problem is that whenever the "screen" session is ...
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How can I ignore noise from a flaky network connection?

My connection to the IRC server is often flaky, and I get disconnected and reconnected a lot. When this happens, I get a series of messages like this, repeated every time the connection flaps: -!- ...
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IRSSI: cannot connect to any server

I am behind a NAT. Each time i do a /Connect <servername>.org in Irssi i get the following response. -!- Irssi: Looking up irc.****.org -!- Irssi: Unable to connect server irc.****.org port ...
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irssi - wait between startup commands?

I'm trying to issue two commands automatically at startup in irssi, but the first one takes a while to complete. Ideally, I'd just wait 3 seconds after the first command, then issue the second ...
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Irssi for Windows adding beep when reply is made?

There have been several tutorials on how to do this, but none of them are for Windows... I got the settings all correct, and /beep works, but there is no sound, and I can't find any way to get it to ...