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Old 12-31-2010, 12:22 PM   #1
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Irssi Configuration

Hello everyone,

I am trying to configure irssi to work correctly after having used XChat for quite some time. When I try to join #fedora on Freenode, however, I am unable to identify my username (which worked fine in XChat). Subsequently, I automatically join #fedora-unregistered (see I have edited the contents of the ~/.irssi/config file using /COMMAND in the irssi client (see

I think these are the most relevant parts of the configuration file where the problem must lie.
    address = "";
    chatnet = "Freenode";
    port = "6667";
    use_ssl = "no";
    ssl_verify = "no";
    autoconnect = "yes";

  Freenode = {
    type = "IRC";
    nick = "Ipozya";
    autosendcmd = "/msg nickserv identify PASSWORDHERE;wait 2000";

channels = (
  { name = "#irssi"; chatnet = "ircnet"; autojoin = "No"; },
  { name = "silc"; chatnet = "silc"; autojoin = "No"; },
  { name = "#fedora"; chatnet = "Freenode"; autojoin = "yes"; },
  { name = "#fluxbox"; chatnet = "Freenode"; autojoin = "yes"; },
  { name = "#vim"; chatnet = "Freenode"; autojoin = "yes"; }
Alternatively, I tried using the following, which did not work either:
/NETWORK ADD -autosendcmd "/^msg nickserv ident pass;wait 2000" Freenode

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Old 01-01-2011, 01:05 PM   #2
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Update: It seems that if I use the command /j fedora after I have started irssi (and I initially unsuccessfully connected to the channel), that I am able to join the channel. Anyone know why this would be, even though I included a wait option in the automatic command?


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