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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2015. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 10th.


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 02-06-2016, 12:23 PM   #16
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Don't know many of the choices, but happy enough with XChat
Old 02-08-2016, 04:52 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by 273 View Post
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.
What I like abour irssi, beyond being CLI, is that it is so well supported, many perl scripts out there. Add Screen to the mix and it is very customizable, but is nice as is for a new user...
Old 02-11-2016, 03:09 PM   #18
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XChat may have won it this year, but with Slackware having switched to HexChat in current and MX Linux also including it, it looks like HexChat will be favored to win it next year.
Old 02-24-2016, 08:02 AM   #19
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I thought xchat was discontinued, as far as updates etc...I switched to hexchat.


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