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

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What IRC clients are available? [closed]

What programs can be used for IRC (=Internet Relay Chat)?
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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 ...
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How can I open irc:// links in Pidgin from Chromium?

I want to open irc:// links in pidgin from chromium. When i am logged-in to a irc server(irc.freenode.net) running purple-url-handler irc://irc.freenode.net/#ubuntu in terminal works fine. But when ...
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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?