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XChat is a popular irc client for linux and windows.

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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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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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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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How to let xchat play a sound when someone send me messages?

I know I should set the events. I assign the sound to channel msg hilight, private message. But it doesn't work. I set the audacious to play the file. I test it with your message event, it works ...
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Unable to log in to IRC servers in Linux Mint 14

I'm trying to connect to an IRC server in Linux Mint 14, but am not having any luck. XChat will report that I am connected to the server and will try to log in, but this simply times out. I've tried ...
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XChat does not connect to all channels on startup

I have XChat portable setup to auto connect to around 15 channels on freenode. But on startup it only connects to 7 channels by itself. How can I fix this? It is possible to join more channels ...
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How do I see the chat history in an IRC channel?

I use XChat. My chat server is: irc.foonetic.net I created a channel for which I have operator privileges. I want all the members who join my channel to navigate through the chat history (much ...
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How to I prevent nick changing involuntarily?

I use XChat on Ubuntu 12.04. I have been facing this issue: I join a channel. I minimize XChat and do other work. If someone pings me on IRC I respond. After some time I come back to XChat to see ...
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(IRC) How do I find out when a user was last seen in a channel?

I use XChat. How do I find out when a user last logged into the channel or was last there? /!seen [user-nick] didn't work. It said !seen isn't a command. I don't want my query to be visible to others....
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Automatically reclaim my IRC nickname (without underscores) globally?

I use XChat (2.8.6). It runs 24/7. I think whenever my internet connection is reset (at least every 24 hours), my nickname gets an underscore (_) appended: My nick john becomes john_, then it becomes ...
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XChat - Negotiations tooke too many packets

I am trying to connect to an IRC server. I am receiving the following error: Sending 95 bytes of handshake data State is I_CONTINUE_NEEDED (size=0, extra=0) Received 975 bytes State is $80090331 (...
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Connections problems while some activities - xChat, GAE - on Ubuntu

I have very annoying problem with a connection. When I browse Internet using for example - firefox - there are no problems, but if I try to connect to any server - it just can't be done - I have ...
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XChat keep IRC text highlighted after close

I want to keep XChat text highlighted after close also I want to keep the whole log from the channel I logged to appear when opening the channel.
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Connecting to servers in xchat?

I'm trying to connect to irc.rizon.net from an Ubuntu laptop. I've never done IRC from a Linux machine before, but I didn't think it would be any different than normal. I don't have any firewalls on (...
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How to set XChat spell checking to use a different language from the system default?

I'm using Xubuntu 10.10. The system's language is not English (actually it is Hungarian), however I would like to use English spell checking with XChat. Is it even possible?
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How do i minimize evolution or xchat to the notification center (the mail)

Apps like Pidgin or Empathy can be reduced to the notification center, evolution or xchat can't, it need to have an another icon in the systray that i don't want.
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Connect to Freenode using tor

My proxy blocks the connection to IRC. But to my surprise freenode doesn't accept connections from tor network. I added the onion address in Xchat as FreenodeOverTor in the network list. I installed ...
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Talk on multiple IRC channels at once?

I seem to remember, back in '91 or so, that the console-based IRCII implemention on the Solaris box that first got me on the net would let me /Join multiple channels on a given network such that, as ...
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Kill ghost on connect to freenode in xchat?

how do I automatically kill a ghost nick (e.g. i got disconnected then reconnected) on connect with using xchat? I'm on freenode.
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How can I make xchat split long lines across multiple lines?

I am using xchat as my IRC client on Ubuntu 9.10. It's mostly fine, but when I get a message that's wider than the screen, I can't view the end of it as it goes off the edge of the screen. How do I ...
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