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View Poll Results: IRC Client of the Year
BitchX 2 1.31%
Chatzilla 8 5.23%
Epic 1 0.65%
HexChat 37 24.18%
Irssi 35 22.88%
Konversation 10 6.54%
Quassel 1 0.65%
ScrollZ 0 0%
Smuxi 0 0%
weechat 12 7.84%
XChat 41 26.80%
KVIrc 6 3.92%
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:42 PM   #1
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IRC Client of the Year


A new category this year.

--jeremy
 
Old 12-30-2015, 06:50 PM   #2
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I have been using irssi for years and see no reason to stop.
 
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:52 PM   #3
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xchat. But I am not a heavy user.
 
Old 12-31-2015, 03:23 AM   #4
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Old 12-31-2015, 05:21 AM   #5
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Old 12-31-2015, 05:25 AM   #6
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Thank Jeremy, noce to see thos as a category. Had to vote XChat -- does the job nicely.
 
Old 01-06-2016, 04:35 AM   #7
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irssi
 
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Old 01-07-2016, 03:25 PM   #8
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Hi Jeremy,

when chatting nowadays, I use KVIrc. Can You add it, please?

Kind regards,
mdbuerkle
 
Old 01-07-2016, 04:50 PM   #9
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xchat
 
Old 01-11-2016, 09:43 AM   #10
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I really like Konversation these days. The defaults are good, it supports proportional fonts, and it actually saves when you change things in the config UI and hit 'apply'.
 
Old 01-11-2016, 10:13 AM   #11
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I'll second KVIrc.
 
Old 01-11-2016, 11:36 AM   #12
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KVIrc has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-13-2016, 01:55 PM   #13
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irssi w/Screen from remote shell via SSh...
 
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Old 01-15-2016, 03:13 PM   #14
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irssi w/Screen from remote shell via SSh...
This.

Unless I'm on a Windows machine I don't regularly use, and I only need to jump in an IRC channel real quick. Then I lean towards HexChat. Otherwise, irssi gets my vote.
 
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Old 01-15-2016, 04:15 PM   #15
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Thanks to those mentioning irssi -- I had used a command-line client which was overly complex for my needs and seemed tricky to set up but I just installed irssi and it just works.
I may have to vote for it next year.
 
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