Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an Internet protocol for distributed real-time messaging.

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KVIrc: limit number of concurrent connections to a single bot

With KVIrc you can limit the total number of concurrent xdcc downloads. But is there also a way to limit the number of connections to a single bot?That issue arises from batch downloading, e.ghttp://superuser.com/...
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IRC Client to Bitlbee - end-to-end encryption?

I'm a newbie to Bitlbee, using it with libpurple to aggregate all my messaging. It's very cool, but I have some security concerns, which I'd like to clarify.When connecting from an IRC Client (I'm ...
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noob on freenode wondering what “auth to services” checkbox does. Already registered Nick

New to freenode wondering what "auth to services" checkbox does? I have Already registered Nick.
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irc terminology: 'network' vs 'server'

In irc (internet relay chat) documentation I see the terms 'network' and 'server' but not clearly distinguished. Is there a distinction, or do they refer to the same thing? And/or does this ...
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IRC: /whois and other commands not working in channel

I'm a IRC first-timer using irrsi on Ubuntu with the following commands:/connect chat.freenode.net/join #worldchatThe /whois username command doesn't work after I join a channel: it doesn't show ...
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How to disconnect my inactive account from IRC

I left my account connected to IRC on a school computer. I don't know which computer it is. The account connected is the only OP account, so I can't kick it. Is there any way to disconnect it without ...
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adams.freenode.net: *** Notice — TS for #https changed from 1515925182 to 1272500695

In IRC, if I join the irc.freenode.net channel's https room, I will get bellow information.adams.freenode.net: *** Notice -- TS for #https changed from 1515925182 to 1272500695Whats the meaning ...
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how to connect to No Agenda chat on pidgin?

In Linux using pidgin and looking to connect to the No Agenda show IRC room:To listen to the live stream, copy the "Listen" URL into your audioplayer.To chat, open the "Chat" URL in your ...
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Setting up an IRC with I2P

I have an IRC but I would like to use I2P to make it more anonymized. How can I do this? ( Was looking at the documentation but I didn't find my answer there. )
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Is there a way to set the IRC application to send notifications about a conversation when I am offline?

Is there a way to set the IRC application when a conversation doesn't terminate and I am offline to send notifications by email to not miss what happens in my absence ?NB : i use several IRC ...
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Are hyperlinks supported in IRC chat?

Are hyperlinks supported in IRC chat? I've tried using the standard hyperlink formats, but none of them seem to render as expected:Markdown: [Super User](http://superuser.com.xemphimonlines.com/)Wikitext: [https://...
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(IRC) How to register on FreeNode using HexChat when I get disconnected immediately?

I have been trying to get on #httpd on FreeNode. From the instructions here, I understand I am supposed to enter /msg NickServ REGISTER password youremail@example.com using my info instead. I can't ...
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jitsi account “name” or “default identiy” sticks and cannot be removed

how do I change or remove where it shows a "name" above offline to the right of the silhouette of the user and below the files tools help menu?I removed all accounts. I'm only using Jitsi for SIP ...
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Can I use my IP address as a IRC server address?

If I'm making an IRC server of my own, can I use my IP address as the server address? Will other people be able to connect to my server using my IP as the server address?
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Bitlbee and ZNC: is it possible to keep query history on all clients

I have installed bitlbee to emulate all my contacts from various instant messaging services as IRC contacts. In order to keep history, and allow them to message me when I'm not connected to IRC, I ...
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Is it possible to list all nicknames used for a specific IP address on IRC?

Is it possible to list all nicknames used or has been logged in with, for a specific IP address on IRC?
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Hexchat IRC Client over http / https?

Is there a way you can use an IRC Client such as hexchat for ports 80/443 out to connect into freenode for example?I understand that http://webchat.freenode.net/ has a gateway into IRC over port 80 ...
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How to modify/disable cloak on freenode?

I recently discovered that I have a cloak on my freenode account. If I try to disabled it with /msg NickServ VHOST myusername OFF FORCE I get this message: Notice NickServ : You are not authorized ...
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Irssi won't /ignore -except #channel QUITS

In irssi, I prefer to ignore joins, parts, quits globally.However there are a few channels in which I'd like to see even these messages.I followed the instructions on How can I ignore all JOINS, ...
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Searching /list with irssi

I have installed grep.pl in my irssi, and try running /grep foo /list, however I just get the entire output of the /list command.Grep does work fine with other commands, for example /grep foo /window ...
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How to get weechat to stop highlighting my nick in white in chat messages?

I'm using weechat (1.5), and it insists on highlighting mentions of my name in white, which is remarkably hard to see in my "solarized" theme terminals. While I am easily able to configure many of ...
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Can't connect to IRC Freenode from Taiwan (Colloquy)

I'm studying Mandarin in Taiwan for 6 weeks and do web dev on the side. For some reason I can't connect to Freenode IRC with my Colloquy app. What's going on and how can I connect?I don't see any ...
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Bitlbee without password

I have a local instance of bitlbee to which I connect from irssi on the same machine. Since everything is on localhost, I don't think it makes much sense for me to need to identify (password) every ...
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proper way to set IRCSERVER env environment variable?

the IRC BitchX guide says two conflicting things:earlier, when describe all the env vars:IRCSERVER - Server(s) separated by spaces to use, in the formatirc.host.com:port[:password]Then ...
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Unknown command “script” (type /help for help) in WeeChat

I've been trying to load some python scripts into WeeChat but every time I use the command /script load script.py it returns the line 'unknown command “script” (type /help for help)'.Anyone know how ...
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Can people on IRC get notified if I do /whois on them?

Do people I use /whois command on see it somehow, or is there a setting that lets them see? Is that possible on any client? If yes, how? I hope it isn't, I don't want people to see me stalking.
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IRC client cannot connect on Windows 10

When trying to launch an IRC client on my Windows 10 laptop, I get the following error:* Looking up irc.freenode.net* Connecting to irc.freenode.net (31.13.222.109) port 6667...* Connection failed....
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Perl IRC Bot running on the machine

I had someone hacked into my linux machine and was running a perl code which seems to be some kind of a bot. The next day I got a call from ISP saying that there are large number of spam mails ...
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Disable notifications for mode changes

When someone assigns me a +o it triggers the status icon to blink, as if someone "pinged" me by Carpetsmoker: Hello or sent me a private message.For example:(13:36:09) mode (+o Carpetsmoker ) by ...
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Setting up hostmask for IRC users

I have set up an irc network but i would like to hide the ip address of users that connect to the network. I have BNC, is that something i can use to mask everyone's ip or just mine? I just want an ...

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