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KVIrc is the best, imo. It requires KDE libs, but I find it even more functional than Xchat.
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post #12 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by thiussat View Post
KVIrc is the best, imo. It requires KDE libs, but I find it even more functional than Xchat.
If going that route I can say that Quassel is pretty decent (default for Kubuntu)...
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post #13 of 19
Weechat, irssi, Xchat
in that order
post #14 of 19
i use xchat on both linux and windows... ive heard really good things about kvirc as well for both linux and windows

the thing with irc clients is it kinda tends to just be whatever you get used to that you want... so if you really want to run one in linux, just run xchat, give it an honest chance, you will get used to it and have no problems... native is always great than running in wine
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post #15 of 19
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Thanks everyone xD

I kinda like xchat more now.
    
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sorta off topic, but it relates.

when i first started using linux, i used phpdesigner pro as my php ide, unfortunately it was only made for windows...so i tinkered around in wine one night for a few hours and was able to get it to work about 90% of what it was in windows.

but i had vowed that i would try to use as many native apps as i could, so i tried out various IDE's and programmers notepads. now i use netbeans exclusively in both environments, and i couldn't imagine my work without it.

imho its always better at least to try the natives out for a bit, if you can't get use to them, or they simply suck (yes it is possible ) use wine and the windows versions
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post #17 of 19
Greetz
For GUI work as I mentioned in an earlier post XChat is my fave but since nobody has mentioned it (and how would we know since it's name gets censored so we have to get creative) I still also love and use MitchX (just substitute "B" for "M") for CLI work and especially if I need to run any scripts.

However I just discovered that there is an IRC plugin for Kopete while revisiting it (which I now vastly prefer over Pidgin) so I am building that plugin and may end up with a single good communication client that does it all. Woot!
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post #18 of 19
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Greetz
For GUI work as I mentioned in an earlier post XChat is my fave but since nobody has mentioned it (and how would we know since it's name gets censored so we have to get creative) I still also love and use MitchX (just substitute "B" for "M") for CLI work and especially if I need to run any scripts.

However I just discovered that there is an IRC plugin for Kopete while revisiting it (which I now vastly prefer over Pidgin) so I am building that plugin and may end up with a single good communication client that does it all. Woot!
I tried using Kopete for IRC but it does seem that the IM philosophy doesn't translate that good to IRC, well, that was the feeling I was getting...
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Irssi.............
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