Good IRC client for linux?

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Good IRC client for linux?

Post by sdfgeoff » Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:14 pm

Anyone have any suggestions for a linux IRC client? Or should I just keep the web interface for the IRC networks I use?
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Re: Good IRC client for linux?

Post by vision » Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:30 pm

I use Thunderbird for my mail client, which has IRC built in. It's not the most robust feature but it works well and keeps a local history/log. It's better than most web clients. Before Thunderbird I used Pidgin. I've never used HexChat, which comes with a lot of distros. I guess the real question is "what features are you missing in a web client?"
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Re: Good IRC client for linux?

Post by Jeff250 » Sat Oct 08, 2016 9:28 pm

I still use pidgin. It is fine, but it has an awkward interface (you add your favorite IRC chat rooms to your buddy list as buddies).
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