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Questions tagged [weechat]

WeeChat (Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat) is a console IRC client, which is designed to be light and fast

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A way to color a channel name in the channel list when that channel has been /part

Is there a way to color the letters/text of a channel name in weechat to differentiate that channel name from active channels in the channel list? I've looked through /fset weechat.look.* but cannot ...
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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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Showing join/part messages in weechat when they have been filtered

I'm using weechat with smart filter to hide join and part messages, but sometimes I would like to be able to disable the filter temporarily to see them, e.g., when I'm confused about these events. ...
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Wondering about something regarding intermediate certificates and Weechat

I have a private server at home that runs a node.js instance and weechat. I also have my own domain, which I registered at EuroDNS, as well as an AlphaSSL certificate, also from EuroDNS. Both Weechat'...
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How to hide weechat nickname list and channel names?

In weechat, how do I hide the nicklist and channel name list? I'm using weechat in a tmux pane and don't have much room for it.
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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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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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Terminal corruption and garbage issues with tmux when emojis are used

I'm having issues whenever an emoji is displayed inside one of my tmux windows. Everything becomes garbled and mixed, but the inputs still work. I have to clean the screen and detach/attach to fix it. ...
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Save all buffers content in weechat

How can i save all what has been written in a private buffer? Also is there a possibility to re open the same layout(including buffers) after exit? /set weechat.look.save_config_on_exit all Doesn't ...
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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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Part all private messages in weechat

I suddenly got spam messages from 600 different "people". Is there a way to close all private messages without closing the application? All of the messages are from the mozilla network, and my ...
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tmux or weechat not updating screen

I'm running weechat(1.0.1) in a tmux(1.6) session on my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian[Linux 3.12.28+ armv6l GNU/Linux]). One of these two breaks screen updates. When running weechat by itself it works fine ...
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IRC over SSL on Weechat gives “error: An unexpected TLS packet was received.”

So I'm trying to see up SSL for IRC through weechat, but have been having issues. I've generated a .pem file for my nick and also have installed the ca-bundle.crt, but keep getting a TLS handshake ...
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How do I search the buffer for nicknames in WeeChat

It is normally possible to search within the buffer's messages with the key combination ctrl-r. How does one search for a message with a specific sender? For example, the messages sent by the nickname ...
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tmux: Find “my” window, check if it's active

I want to find some way to have a program find the following information: 1) What window am I running in? 2) Is that window the active window? The idea is, in a program like WeeChat, I'll switch to ...
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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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script “somescript_name.py” can not be installed because plugin “python” is not loaded in Weechat

I'm trying to install some script in Weechat but anyone of them I'm getting 16:45:56 | script: script "notification_center.py" can not be installed because plugin "python" is not loaded I'm running ...
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How do I join all the channels in my weechat layout?

Sometimes I need to reboot my linode, which includes my IRC client, weechat, running in tmux. When I do this, I prefer to save all the buffers that are running and rejoin them. I was under the ...
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Weechat: Disable nick highlight in server buffers

Due to my nick being contained in some of the status messages that float around in server buffers, I will often get unwanted message notifications. Does weechat have a system to ignore highlights on a ...
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Weechat with the beep script is not making sounds

I had a friend help me configure weechat-curses, version 0.4.2 in Cygwin. Got to where I wanted to set a custom sound for highlights with beep.pl. I set the command to run on highlight to cat /...
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Wide characters cause visual artifacts on weechat

I have some wide characters (◀▬▬ / ▬▬▶) set up as the join/part indicators in weechat. However, they tend to bleed over when I switch windows. How do I prevent this from happening? Above is how ...
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Posting a message in weechat starting with a slash

In irssi, if someone was asking how do I register my nickname?, I could respond with / /msg nickserv help register (and have the first /<space> be stripped from the message sent. In weechat, ...
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How to visually distinguish weechat's active window?

I need to have opened several windows at once, but I often type into a wrong one by mistake. How can I visually distinguish the active window, for example by a background color of the input line (or ...
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How do I search for channel names in WeeChat?

In the IRC client XChat, it is possible to search for a list of channels in the current connected network. For example, searching for the keyword "python" using Server → Network List on the ...
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Ignore IRC messages based on contents in WeeChat

I'm trying to figure out how to ignore messages in a buffer based on the contents of the message (NOT based on hostmask, user nick, etc.) in WeeChat. Preferably, this would be able to utilize regex, ...
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How do I change WeeChat's default nick?

WeeChat normally sets the default nick to the user's username. Is there any way to change this default behavior? I want to specify another nick.