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Old 06-07-2008, 08:21 AM   #1
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How to set up irc on pidgin?

Hi all,

I would like to know how to configure pidgin for irc?
I was able to do so for gtalk and yahoo, but not quite getting it for irc....
I dont know what i need to enter in the account...
Do i need to be a member already or how does it work?
please assist


PS:I would really appreciate if you could describe with an eg

Last edited by wrapster; 06-07-2008 at 08:23 AM.
Old 06-08-2008, 10:46 AM   #2
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You don't need to be a member already. Did you ever use the irc?
Here you can find the answers to your questions about irc:
How to configure pidgin:
go to: Accounts>Basic (tag)
At Protocol: IRC
At Screen name: your_nickname
At Server: (e.g.
At Password: password
press the OK button and you're done.


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