Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a messaging protocol for groups to interact in real time.

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IRC clients with DCC support

I need an IRC client with DCC support. What are my options? Additionally, is there a way to patch DCC support into Empathy? I would prefer patching as opposed to installing a seperate program.
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Is there any way to separate IRC networks in Pidgin's chat window?

I am normally active in at least three different IRC networks, and I use Pidgin as my IRC client, with the vertical channel list like this: Is there any way that channels from different IRC ...
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How do you use Opera's built-in IRC client?

I've been trying to use the built-in IRC client, but failed in all attempts. I'm posting this question a bit late, so I don't exactly remember what the error message was, but it was in the lines of ...
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Cannot change Empathy chat status from Me Menu when using IRC

I use Empathy as chat client for IRC. Since it is the default chat client, I expected that I can update (availability) status from top menu, but it is disabled.
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Where can I find the IRC logs from the channels used during UDS-O?

I want to review some IRC discussions that happened during UDS-O, but I can't find the IRC logs as they aren't in the usual place http://irclogs.ubuntu.com. Where can I find those logs?
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In Empathy IRC, how do I turn off the “joined” and “disconnected” messages?

In Empathy IRC, how do I turn off the "joined" and "disconnected" messages?
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How do I join a channel on Freenode with Empathy?

I have empathy already installed but am not sure how to configure it to join the channel at http://www.ape-project.org. I do not have a password or login name yet to properly configure the channel ...
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How can I change the icons in Pidgin's IRC user list?

Is there any way to change the icons in the user list on IRC in Pidgin without actually doing it from the source code? These are what I want to change:
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What are the settings to allow me to access the Ubuntu IRC from empathy?

I want to chat with other Ubuntu-ers but I'm lost on how to do this properly. Do I have to sign up anywhere? Is there only one Ubuntu channel?
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Is it possible to search through http://irclogs.ubuntu.com?

Is there a web front-end for http://irclogs.ubuntu.com that allows me to search through all the IRC chat logs? I tried to google for site:irclogs.ubuntu.com +search-term but that doesn't seem to work ...
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How to configure Xchat and IRC server to transfer files?

How do I configure Xchat to send files? My setup: hardware router: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx example.com | Ubuntu Server with IRC server: 192.168.1.2 Local machines: 192.168.1.x My aim is to allow ...
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Is there software similar to Lernid for artwork?

I'm considering delivering online art tutorials and was thinking of using Lernid when I noticed that it's specifically for Ubuntu-run/related events. Is there any desktop software similar to it?
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How to import ubottu factoids database to my IRC supybot?

I am using supybot. Can anyone say me the procedure for adding ubottu factoids database to my IRC bot? I found the ubottu factoids database here http://www.ubottu.com/factoids.cgi I want to add this ...
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Is there a IRC Client which can use or emulate mIRC scripts

I've used mIRC (Windows) for years, and have some custom scripts, written in mIRC's own scripting language. Is there an Ubuntu/Linux IRC Client which will allow me to use my scripts as-is? ...
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Integrate Pidgin into the Me Menu, or help fix Empathy?

Is there any way to integrate pidgin into the Me Menu, or any other chat applet? My main problem is that everyone I know uses AIM, which Empathy jokingly supports. Or is there a way to fix Empathy ...
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What IRC clients are available? [closed]

What programs can be used for IRC (=Internet Relay Chat)?
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Prevent xchat from trying to join channels until I have been authenticated

I use XChat for IRC. Some of the automatic channels I want to join require that I be identified with services. I have set xchat to autologin with nickserv when i start up, but sometimes there is a ...
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Stop Gwibber and Empathy from scrolling to new messages

Gwibber and Empathy constantly scrolls to a new message as soon as they arrive, making it hard to read older messages, especially on IRC. Is there a way to tell Gwibber and Empathy to not jump to a ...
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Coolest looking terminal IRC client [closed]

I am looking for a IRC client for the terminal that has colors, user list and just generally looks awesome ;) Any recommendations? There are loads of IRC clients in the repositories and I don't want ...