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Poll: What's your favorite IRC client?
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What's your favorite IRC client?

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The nominees are:

BitchX
XChat
EPiC
Mirc under wine
ircII
KDE irc
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Old 06-01-2002, 12:54 PM   #1
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Smile What is your favorite IRC client?


Hey,

I was wondering what all of you thought was the *best* irc client for linux? Feel free to leave any thoughts about why its your favorite, functionalities, etc.. thanks
 
Old 06-02-2002, 04:13 AM   #2
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xchat kicks.

i was in a chatroom the other day and there was this guy in there for two hours despereatly trying to get mirc going under wine... I couldn't figure out for the life of me why he'd bother with such an utterly pointless thing when there are perfectly good clients around... he would only say the he liked it.. fool. guess that's what you get from being stuck in windows so long, narrow mindedness.
 
Old 06-02-2002, 04:59 AM   #3
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"KDE IRC" is a bad catagory, as KDE has not one but two clients for IRC, kvirc and ksirc. (I prefer ksirc.)

Ksirc is a simple GUI client, but I like it because each channel gets it's own (under KDE nearly tiled) window. This is handy if you want to view what's going on in more than one channel at once. Also the chat rooms can be on different servers without any hassle.

KVirc is a client with a lot of fancy features and cute graphics. Nice if you like that kind of stuff, but I prefer the more spartan ksirc interface.
 
Old 06-02-2002, 05:05 AM   #4
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"KDE IRC" is a bad catagory, as it contains the acronym "KDE" also kde has LOADS of irc clients, not just two.
 
Old 06-02-2002, 05:09 AM   #5
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I'm partial to Xchat, and BitchX is good too
 
Old 06-02-2002, 05:17 AM   #6
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What's wrong with KDE?

 
Old 06-02-2002, 05:18 AM   #7
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X-irc is a very nice
Why waste our time in finding other.
And for windows may be mirc willl work fine.
 
Old 06-02-2002, 12:13 PM   #8
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When in X I use Xchat, while in console, I use Epic.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 05:19 AM   #9
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i use bitchx, but you forgot to mention IRSSI :-)
 
Old 06-04-2002, 09:08 AM   #10
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BitchX of course, nothig better
 
Old 06-04-2002, 09:10 AM   #11
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Xchat - 3/4 as powerful as BitchX, with only 1/2 the complexity
 
Old 06-04-2002, 05:10 PM   #12
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Jeez, Acid..... what is your thing against KDE?

Oh, I dont ICQ. Im always afraid of a security breech if I do.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 05:13 PM   #13
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ahh kde is to linux what windows is to operating systems. an annoying and far too popular mistake. and of course both are ugly and slow. just like yo momma!
 
Old 06-16-2002, 11:26 PM   #14
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I like KDE because I can configure it quickly the way i like it.. Gnome I dont like because I think it is ugly.. I do though use Galeon in KDE as my only web browser..
 
Old 06-17-2002, 10:05 AM   #15
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Talking

WEll, back in my windows days, I used to be an all IRC 'loco' With a different nickname than this one I used to be IRCop from different networks in different states, irc.dal.net, irc.minn.net, irc.bright.net, irc.quarterdeck.com, irc.floodcity.net and some others... I was all into the Mirc and Pirch scripts with different popups, and automated commands, kicks, bans, k-lines, and all the goodies. I think that for windows those two are the best combination. Now that I bearly touch IRC any more, I use Xchat and it's really cool. I like it. I haven't tested the capability of scripts with it but it looks like a pretty robust client.

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