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  • License: Freeware
  • Last update: 5 years ago
  • Total downloads: 207
  • Price: Free |
  • Operating system: Linux
  • Publisher: FlashCode (1 other programs)
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linux default iconWeeChat for Linux Publisher's description

A fast and light IRC client for many operating systems.

WeeChat also know as Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat is a fast and light IRC client for many operating systems.

Everything can be done with a keyboard, and it is customizable and extensible with scripts. Many GUIs are available (Curses, GTK, and Qt). It is compliant with RFCs 1459, 2810, 2811, 2812, and 2813.

Here are some key features of "WeeChat":


В· light & fast
В· many GUI
В· UTF-8 support
В· developed from scratch
В· multi-platform (GNU/Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X, Windows, ..)
В· 100% GPL & free

IRC protocol:

В· IRC standards compliant
В· DCC support (file & chat)


В· multi-servers connection, with no limit
В· soft, background connection
В· IPv6 support
В· SSL support
В· proxy support
В· auto-reconnection

Incoming features:

В· GTK+ and Qt GUI
В· DCC2 support

Innovating features (no other client does that!):

В· curses, GTK+ and Qt GUI (soon)
В· nicklist available on all GUI (including curses)
В· horizontal and vertical window split
В· infobar highlight for other channels
В· > any highlight is visible without switching to channel
В· FIFO pipe for remote control
В· > writing into the FIFO pipe send cmd/text in a running WeeChat
В· extensible with Perl, Python & Ruby scripts

Other useful features:

В· status and infobar
В· lag indicator
В· color for away nicks
В· auto completion (nicks, commands, args)
В· command alias
В· auto save chats to files
В· everything is customizable
В· dynamic setup

What's New in This Release:

В· 256 colors support improved (dynamic allocation of colors)
В· attributes for colors (bold/reverse/underline)
В· better scroll of input (with long text)
В· output of /help improved for list of commands and their arguments
В· remember scroll position of buffers in windows
В· list of buffers in filters
В· count of messages in hotlist buffers
В· swap buffers of windows
В· balance of windows
В· new API function to set help on plugin/script options
В· speller options in aspell plugin
В· option for SSL priorities in IRC servers
В· color nicks in nicklist and output of /names.

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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