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Old 03-31-2009, 04:50 PM   #1
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Is there an IRC client that's like Chatzilla but standalone?

Hi all. I'm looking for an IRC client that's a little more polished than XChat or Pidgin. I find Chatzilla very good but I want standalone if possible. I definitely want a decent GUI interface, not terminal. Suggestions?

If there isn't one, I'll stick with Chatzilla. If possible though, standalone does seem to be a better idea for system stability, especially since Firefox already uses a lot of RAM.

Old 03-31-2009, 05:04 PM   #2
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Old 04-01-2009, 07:40 AM   #3
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konversation, xchat are both good choices. I just use chatzilla because my browser is pretty much always open.
Old 12-15-2009, 10:44 PM   #4
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Standalone: ChatZilla on XULRunner

I'm also trying irssi - very light, elegant and easy as terminal apps go, but still not as easy as ChatZilla.
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I've never used chatzilla. Xchat is about as easy as it gets. xirssi works. irssi if you need a cli based one. Lots of other options, but not many are that mature / developed. More recent Xchats can be annoying (default color choices), but you can change most of that. I tend to favor dark backgrounds and light text. But I also tend to favor a good beer too. Printer friendly setups can be a little stressing to old eyes.
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