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.
Empathy is a libpurple implementation like pidgin. AFAIK, pidgin or empathy does have limited DCC support to at least send files. Perhaps try pidgin instead? It's practically the same thing..– user606723Jul 20, 2011 at 19:58
@user606723, if Pigdin is virtually the same thing, then I see no reason to bother with it. I just want the ability to recieve files.– OxwiviJul 20, 2011 at 20:15
Err, as I said both pidgin and empathy should be able to send/receive files. I've never used empathy, but I know pidgin can receive files. Are you sure it's empathy thats the issue and not a firewall, etc. issue? I suggested you try pidgin just in case it was broken in empathy for an unknown reason.– user606723Jul 20, 2011 at 20:58
Nearly every IRC client supports (at least partial) DCC.
Here are my picks from linux clients-