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Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for UNIX systems. It also supports SILC and ICB protocols via plugins.

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Hiding NickServ password on irssi

On WeeChat, there is a configuration option to hide your NickServ password while entering it (eg. /msg NickServ identify •••••••) but on irssi, there seems to be no such option and it shows your ...
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Swich over from tab to another in terminal tab

I am using irssi and when i have only one irssi in a single tab i can switch around between different channels using alt + 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 etc. but when i open up a new tab the alt + number keys ...
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Irssi freezes after I've added sound notifications

I type irssi in the terminal and get in to the program without no problem, but after I have written /connect in there and the beep sound I've added using in Irssi: /set bell_beeps /set ...
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How can I make my irssi look like that?

I try to edit my theme and config file but I can't figure out how can I make my irssi look like that: I'm stuck, I have no idea how to edit the structure if it's even possible at all.
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(Xubuntu) how to get Terminal to beep so my IRSSI will beep on every private msg?

How to enable Terminal sound beep? I tried some of this Beep in shell script not working? without luck. Please help me, I just want IRSSI to make a beep sound each time I get a private message.
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irssi: Where do Private messages go?

When I first set up irssi, I can easily join a channel, but I'm used to seeing popups when people ping me privately. In default irssi it appears there is no way of knowing if someone sent you a ...
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Irssi certificate, OpenPGP and SSH keys in a new install

I'm intending to perform a full fresh install of Xenial 64 bits on my laptop currently running Trusty 32, bits since my CPU is 64 bits capable. I want/need to keep my current Irssi certificate, ...
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How to configure two servers with two charsets on Irssi

I like to connect to some IRC servers with different charsets. For example, IRC-Hispano [still] uses ISO-8859-15, and Freenode uses UTF-8. I want to use the right charset in every server. In the case ...
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How to use SSL and SASL with irssi under Xenial Xerus?

I would like to connect to Freenode with irssi using both SSL and SASL. Instructions for using the script cap_sasl.pl that worked for older versions of irssi now show the following error under Xenial ...
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Cycle windows with Irssi

Is there a shortcut to cycle through irssi windows? I can't change windows because alt + [number] is already bound to changing terminal tabs and I like it. How do I change irssi's bindings so HOME ...
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Sending normal-urgency notifications via notify-send

I'm currently on 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and I can't seem to get any notifications to show unless they're sent with the urgency set to critical, like so: notify-send -u critical "IRC" "This is a ...
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How do I move between windows in IRSSI?

In IRSSI, I've always been able to use alt3 or alt5 to jump directly to specific windows. That seems to have stopped working. I think it probably happened with the update to 15.04, but I can't swear ...
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How do I run weechat and screen as an upstart service without error?

I want to run weechat constantly in the background so that I can ssh in and reattach to it via screen. I'm trying to accomplish this via the following file in /etc/init/chatscreen.conf: description ...
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key-shortcut accessible command-history (in gnome-terminal) for irssi sessions needed!

I use gnome-terminal in combination with irssi and I am wondering if there's anything like .bash_history logfile for irssi, that can be used/implemented/set up, that enables one to retrieve previously ...
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irssi: no terminal notification sound while pinged

Initial Problem: Installed a fresh copy of irssi for my terminal. All settings are default. My goal is when someone pings my username, I am alerted through a sound notification. Initial Settings: ...
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How can I avoid saving my irssi (irc) password in plain text (yet still log in automatically)?

I have this line in my irssi config file: autosendcmd = "/msg nickserv identify [my-password-here] ; wait 2000"; I like being able to log in automatically, but I'd rather not save my password in ...
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How to configure socks5 proxy in irssi

I have been trying to configure irssi to run through a socks 5 proxy. In the documnetation there is no mention of how to use a socks5 proxy. Some threads the net say it can be done but there is no ...
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Ubuntu Server auto start irssi in proxy mode

On my home server I use irssi in proxy mode to keep track of irc. From any of my desktops I then just point xchat to my home server. What I want to be able to do is have irssi start in my user ...
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How do I do Xdcc downloads on the command line?

I need a command line Irc client (e.g. Irssi) that can download files from a Xdcc bot. I already tried Irssi, joined the channel and requested a file from the Xdcc bot using the usual /msg botname ...
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Configuring irssi to indent a specified amount when wrapping a message

I use irssi-plugin-xmpp with transports to other instant messaging protocols, so JIDs get pretty long, meaning that messages that get sent to me get squished to the right side of the window. I would ...
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Did something just get broked with glibc/perl/irssi?

I was using irssi about 30 minutes ago now on Ubuntu server 12.04. Everything was perfectly fine and then all of the sudden something happened (my guess is a power failure). The box was restarted. ...
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How can I get desktop notifications on irssi?

I'm using irssi on Gnome 3, but I do use KDE 4 sometimes. I like irssi very much but I miss any notification feature. I don't use irssi over ssh.
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How do I configure irssi?

I am using irssi client for IRC chat and I would like to know how to configure the ~/.irssi/config file so that I can put in my username and password (I have a registered Nick in the IRC). Also I'd ...
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Sound notification over SSH

I just switched from the Konversation IRC client to the terminal based IRSSI. I'm starting IRSSI on a remote machine using GNU screen + SSH. I do not get any sound notification on new messages, which ...
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Splitting channel list in irssi?

Alright, I have been reading the documentation I don't know if I missed it but how can I put the channel list (the people in the channel) to the right side like this theme here
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Get Tor and Irssi working together [closed]

Hi I am trying to get Tor working with Irssi. The directions at the bottom of this page Freenode Install Link say to :~/.irssi$ tor MapAddress 10.40.40.40 p4fsi4ockecnea7l.onion Feb 12 04:26:51.101 ...