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Questions tagged [irc]

For questions about Internet Relay Chat (IRC), an application layer protocol for text communication.

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What does “Auth to Services” option mean in IRC?

The https://webchat.freenode.net/ IRC client has an "auth to services" option. A quick google search does not reveal what this means. What does this option do, and when should I use it?
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Can't log into freenode

I'm trying to use ChatZilla on Ubuntu with freenode but cannot login. I get a message that I am not using a valid command. I have not used my nickname in several months but some of the messages that ...
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How to join multiple channels in qwebirc?

I'm using http://webchat.freenode.net/ It uses http://qwebirc.org/features that supports: Multiple channels and queries. I try typing: join super-fancy-channel I got either: [11:39] Can't use ...
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How to disconnect from a server in Kiwi IRC

Kiwi IRC is a webapp for IRC. I thought it was quite popular as it's been around for a couple of years and feels very slick and professional but there don't seem to be any previous questions about it ...
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Web IRC - how do I filter out the noise of people leaving and entering a room?

I log in to http://webchat.freenode.net/ regularly. But in most channels, the amount of chatting is lesser than the notifications of users entering/leaving. Is there a command I can use that either ...
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Is there a chat program where I can own my chat?

Is there any chat system where I can keep the logs protected (private). For example if I use gtalk (the Google's chat) then the chats are logged into their server. A good analogy is that if I use IRC ...
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Preferred web based IRC application? [closed]

I don't typically communicate via IRC and therefore don't keep a client installed. To keep from having to download a client I'd like to use a web based IRC service. What web based IRC clients exist ...