IRC client for «Irssi» console

Greetings, today as is my habit looking software To install and test I came across this IRC client for the console. Next we will see how to install it.

1 .- Installation of the Irssi:

2.- Here already installed, the following will be to start it:

3.- We start the client by typing in the console irssi:

4.- The screen that will be presented to us after starting the IRC client is the following:

5.- The following is to connect an IRC server, for that we write the following command: /connect nombre_serverIn this case /connect

6.- Then the typical message appears when we connect to the, the next thing would be to change our nick since by default it comes as root. Command is /nick nombre; in my case, /nick leonardopc1991:

7.- The last step to put chat on IRC with Irssi is to indicate which channel we want to connect to, with the command /join #nombre_canal; in this case, /join #home:

Finally, we can now chat quietly on IRC:

Well that's the basics to be able to use the Irssi.

Note: The installation was done in Sabayon, to install it in Ubuntu the command would be apt-get install irssi and also to Fedora yum install irssi and also to Arch I have no idea. xD

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  1.   Manuel de la Fuente said

    For Arch it is # pacman -S irssi

  2.   Algabe said

    My favorite irc client after xchat and weechat 🙂

  3.   monk said

    Thanks for the port.

    Do you know if I can configure it to be proxied with a password?
    It does not connect me because I use proxies to go out to the network. or any other client that you know accepts it?

    Thanks again!

  4.   Stow Kewoto Fume said

    Can it be configured to automatically connect to the channels and with the user of your choice?

    1.    nonamed said

      yes, it can, it is fully configurable, you would be surprised by the amount of things that can be done with a simple console irc

      the configuration is in the file ~ / .irssi / config

      1.    Stow Kewoto Fume said

        ok i just installed it, as of now it is my favorite irc client

    2.    leonardopc1991 said

      If possible, it is very configurable but I have not yet gone through all the configuration, I will give you a link

  5.   fzeta said

    For the one that interests you, spell checker for irssi 😉

  6.   JUAN said

    I am interested in knowing how you put that background in the console that you already have greetings.

    1.    leonardopc1991 said

      in the console configuration you have that option

  7.   vinsuk said

    Very good, but it is so powerful that it would be necessary to dig deeper. For example, there are many people who complain that they read me badly, their accents and punctuation marks fail, is it my problem or theirs?