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Questions tagged [irc]

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an Internet protocol for distributed real-time messaging.

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Why I do not get the registration mail from freenode in gmail

I try to register my nickname on freenode with this command: /msg Nickserv REGISTER secretpassword nickname@gmail.com I do get a confirmation that a email was sent to nickname@gmail.com but there ...
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XChat IRC - How to copy multiline text without the nicknames?

Trying to copy multi-line text in XChat IRC, will copy the nicknames as well: <jerry> As Jerry Whig went out one day <jerry> He met his friend Tom Tory: <tom> Now Jerry was a ...
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Different spellcheck dictionaries for different chats in Thunderbird?

I am trying to use Thunderbird as an IRC client. So far so good, but it seems to only remember one spellchecking dictionary, while I use different languages on different channels. Is there a way to ...
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WeeChat only connects to IRC server with SSL if “ssl_verify” option is switched off

Using WeeChat through the terminal (on Arch Linux), I can connect to Freenode's server with SSL. No problem there. But if I try to connect to some IRC servers using SSL (e.g. ircs.overthewire.org), ...
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How do I show the weechat channel list?

I tried /bar show buffers (via this thread) but that didn't seem to work. I'm using weechat via screen on Ubuntu.
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Facebook connection to IRC client

It is possible to connect facebook messenger to pidgin irc client, but is there a method to connect it with hex chat client?
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IRC “The nickname <nick> is already in use on asimov.freenode.net”

I don't use IRC much but for some tools it's the main support channel. Some years ago I managed to work out how to register and claim my nickname, and joined the couple of channels I was interested ...
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What's the difference between Chanserv and /mode commands in irc (freenode)

I am a bit confused despite I have been using IRC for the past 5 years, there is the ChanServ bot and you can perform the operations (ACL changes) using it, Say, if you want to give the founder status ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy, Trouble with Regex

I am trying to install a service for my friends, but I'm a little bit stuck. The documentation gives the following to access my https://localhost:9000/ install via https://domain.tld/irc/ ...
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KVIrc: limit number of concurrent connections to a single bot

With KVIrc you can limit the total number of concurrent xdcc downloads. But is there also a way to limit the number of connections to a single bot? That issue arises from batch downloading, e.g. /...
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IRC Client to Bitlbee - end-to-end encryption?

I'm a newbie to Bitlbee, using it with libpurple to aggregate all my messaging. It's very cool, but I have some security concerns, which I'd like to clarify. When connecting from an IRC Client (I'm ...
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noob on freenode wondering what “auth to services” checkbox does. Already registered Nick

New to freenode wondering what "auth to services" checkbox does? I have Already registered Nick.
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irc terminology: 'network' vs 'server'

In irc (internet relay chat) documentation I see the terms 'network' and 'server' but not clearly distinguished. Is there a distinction, or do they refer to the same thing? And/or does this ...
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IRC: /whois and other commands not working in channel

I'm a IRC first-timer using irrsi on Ubuntu with the following commands: /connect chat.freenode.net /join #worldchat The /whois username command doesn't work after I join a channel: it doesn't show ...
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adams.freenode.net: *** Notice — TS for #https changed from 1515925182 to 1272500695

In IRC, if I join the irc.freenode.net channel's https room, I will get bellow information. adams.freenode.net: *** Notice -- TS for #https changed from 1515925182 to 1272500695 Whats the meaning ...
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Are hyperlinks supported in IRC chat?

Are hyperlinks supported in IRC chat? I've tried using the standard hyperlink formats, but none of them seem to render as expected: Markdown: [Super User](https://superuser.com/) Wikitext: [https://...
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(IRC) How to register on FreeNode using HexChat when I get disconnected immediately?

I have been trying to get on #httpd on FreeNode. From the instructions here, I understand I am supposed to enter /msg NickServ REGISTER password youremail@example.com using my info instead. I can't ...
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jitsi account “name” or “default identiy” sticks and cannot be removed

how do I change or remove where it shows a "name" above offline to the right of the silhouette of the user and below the files tools help menu? I removed all accounts. I'm only using Jitsi for SIP ...
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Can I use my IP address as a IRC server address?

If I'm making an IRC server of my own, can I use my IP address as the server address? Will other people be able to connect to my server using my IP as the server address?
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Bitlbee and ZNC: is it possible to keep query history on all clients

I have installed bitlbee to emulate all my contacts from various instant messaging services as IRC contacts. In order to keep history, and allow them to message me when I'm not connected to IRC, I ...
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Is it possible to list all nicknames used for a specific IP address on IRC?

Is it possible to list all nicknames used or has been logged in with, for a specific IP address on IRC?
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Hexchat IRC Client over http / https?

Is there a way you can use an IRC Client such as hexchat for ports 80/443 out to connect into freenode for example? I understand that http://webchat.freenode.net/ has a gateway into IRC over port 80 ...
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How to modify/disable cloak on freenode?

I recently discovered that I have a cloak on my freenode account. If I try to disabled it with /msg NickServ VHOST myusername OFF FORCE I get this message: Notice NickServ : You are not authorized ...
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Irssi won't /ignore -except #channel QUITS

In irssi, I prefer to ignore joins, parts, quits globally. However there are a few channels in which I'd like to see even these messages. I followed the instructions on How can I ignore all JOINS, ...
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Searching /list with irssi

I have installed grep.pl in my irssi, and try running /grep foo /list, however I just get the entire output of the /list command. Grep does work fine with other commands, for example /grep foo /window ...
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How to get weechat to stop highlighting my nick in white in chat messages?

I'm using weechat (1.5), and it insists on highlighting mentions of my name in white, which is remarkably hard to see in my "solarized" theme terminals. While I am easily able to configure many of ...
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Can't connect to IRC Freenode from Taiwan (Colloquy)

I'm studying Mandarin in Taiwan for 6 weeks and do web dev on the side. For some reason I can't connect to Freenode IRC with my Colloquy app. What's going on and how can I connect? I don't see any ...
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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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proper way to set IRCSERVER env environment variable?

the IRC BitchX guide says two conflicting things: earlier, when describe all the env vars: IRCSERVER - Server(s) separated by spaces to use, in the format irc.host.com:port[:password] Then ...
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Unknown command “script” (type /help for help) in WeeChat

I've been trying to load some python scripts into WeeChat but every time I use the command /script load script.py it returns the line 'unknown command “script” (type /help for help)'. Anyone know how ...
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Can people on IRC get notified if I do /whois on them?

Do people I use /whois command on see it somehow, or is there a setting that lets them see? Is that possible on any client? If yes, how? I hope it isn't, I don't want people to see me stalking.
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IRC client cannot connect on Windows 10

When trying to launch an IRC client on my Windows 10 laptop, I get the following error: * Looking up irc.freenode.net * Connecting to irc.freenode.net (31.13.222.109) port 6667... * Connection failed....
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Perl IRC Bot running on the machine

I had someone hacked into my linux machine and was running a perl code which seems to be some kind of a bot. The next day I got a call from ISP saying that there are large number of spam mails ...
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Disable notifications for mode changes

When someone assigns me a +o it triggers the status icon to blink, as if someone "pinged" me by Carpetsmoker: Hello or sent me a private message. For example: (13:36:09) mode (+o Carpetsmoker ) by ...
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Setting up hostmask for IRC users

I have set up an irc network but i would like to hide the ip address of users that connect to the network. I have BNC, is that something i can use to mask everyone's ip or just mine? I just want an ...
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Interaction with Kubuntu Irc channel crashes Quassel

I use Quassel as my irc client and have lately run into the following problem. The Kubuntu IRC network will not connect and if ever I go into the Configure Networks menu to delete it, the second that ...
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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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IRC Bouncer connect without /quote pass?

I am using a bouncer (ZNC) to connect to an IRC network. I am using ChatZilla to connect to the bouncer. On connect I get the following message: You need to send your password. Try /quote PASS <...
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Xeric: checking for OpenSSL… configure: error: Cannot find ssl libraries

When trying to run ./config for Xaric, I get the following error: checking for OpenSSL... configure: error: Cannot find ssl libraries Has anyone else had this problem? Thanks
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How to find which application is using port 8080 and trying to connect open proxy? [duplicate]

I am using Hax-Chat for my IRC but for few days I am having error of open proxy so I asked them they replied on of my application is using open proxy port 8080. So question is how could is find which ...
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Create an “IRC shell-account” on private IRC server [closed]

As this question did not receive any informative answers: [ Setting up linux shell accounts for public access ] I would like to rephrase the original question for my own purposes: I would like to ...
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Can`t connect to IRC Server: Closing Link (Install identd)

I installed a Hybrid-IRC Server on my linux Vserver. If i try to connect to my IRC Server with Xchat i get this: "Closing Link (Install identd)", but if i use a online IRC client like kiwiirc.com or i ...
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Commands to grep search username on an IRC channel

Looks like i need to use /names #channel but it doesn't seem to work on Slack IRC. I setup ZNC as an IRC bouncer for my Slack team chat. Is there any other command that can achieve the same thing?
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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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Use a specific subdomain with ZNC

I recently installed ZNC on a Fedora 22 VPS I'm renting for educational purposes to try to strengthen my Linux skills and knowledge. One thing I am trying to do is set up a small IRC bouncer on this ...
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How to analyze that IRC can't connect server?

I want to connect IRC server, and after trying many ports: 6665, 6666, 8001, 8002, etc. I find I can't connect to server. From the wireshark, I can find there is no response from server: Could ...
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Trouble with connection to irc.freenode.net via Tor

I have a trouble with connection to irc.freenode.net. I have set up Konversation IRC client according to guidelines: https://freenode.net/sasl/ https://freenode.net/irc_servers.shtml#tor Server: ...
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Ignore JOINS/PARTS/QUITS unless the user has recently talked in the channel

I'm sitting in a channel with many users, and I'm not interested in the lot of joins/parts/quits, unless a user has said something (I do want to know when someone who I'm talking with leaves). What I ...
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Hexchat cannot accept SSL

I've been trying to access an IRC Server recently, which I have been on before. I can access it on Windows but when I get into Ubuntu I cannot access it due to not being able to "Use SSl for all the ...
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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 ...