Wynne, Conor wrote:
> Hi all
> I have seen there are many irc clients available in linux, Mandrake installs loads by default,
> but I've never used one. OK I have an ICQ account, but have not accessed in years - literally.
> Whats the current state of these things in Linux?
Excellent... X-chat is the best one I've seen, absolutely stable, well supported.
> Config help anyone, I haven't even launched them yet, what about proxy config? Do I have to
> let some port or other through? I would like to demo this for her before she leaves.
Nope, IRC requires no client-side support, and X-Chat is very easy to configure for things
like auto-connecting to favourite servers, etc.
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