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This is an old revision of xchat made by darkcity on 2012-04-25 16:48:57.


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X-Chat is a program for Internet Relay Chat ChatRoom.

./configure CFLAGS="-mtune=generic -O2 -pipe -fomit-frame-pointer" CXXFLAGS="${CFLAGS}" --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var --enable-ipv6 --disable-python --disable-perl --disable-plugin --enable-spell=none --disable-glibtest --disable-gtktest

Dependencies: +bzip2,+dbus,+dbus-glib,+freetype,+gettext,+glib,+grep,+openssl,+pango,+pixman,+tar

Setup Puppy IRC
This setup is for X-Chat XChat 1.8; other versions of X-Chat may vary.
  • Download X-Chat
  • Use the PupGet Package Manager under Setup from the Puppy menu
  • Run Xchat by going to the Start menu -> Internet -> XChat
  • Click on New Server button
Add the following info:
  • Name: FreeNode
  • Server:
  • Nickname: [yournickname] e.g. Ozboomer, Rhino
  • Connect Cmd: /join #puppylinux
  • Select Autoconnect if you want to enter the Puppy Channel each time you start X-chat
  • Click on OK
Now each time you run Xchat from rxvt or the menu you will enter the Puppy Linux IRC channel
If you just want to use X-Chat for Puppy: When the X-Chat: Server List dialogue comes up, click on No ServerList on startup
Drag an X-Chat icon onto the desktop from /usr/local/bin

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