Use a Terminal Chat
WeeChat is an IRC client distributed under the terms of the GNU GPLv3 license.
WeeChat is an IRC client distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License 3](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html) and has been in development since 2003.
Use your distribution’s package manager, examples:
WeeChat is also available for: OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD, GNU Hurd, macOS, Solaris and more.
weechat- Opens WeeChat;
/help- Get help;
/quit- Exits WeeChat;
/clearor just the
CLalias - Clear the buffer;
/serveradd freenode chat.freenode.net - Adds a server, in this example the one from freenode.net the best known;
/connect freenode- Connect to freenode without nickname and without channel;
/join #gentoo- Join the #gentoo channel or create a temporary channel for use;
/nick marcosgentoo- Set your nickname to
/msg user "My message"- Send a private message to user, for everyone on the channel just type and press enter;
/close- Leave a channel or a private chat;
/disconnect- Disconnect from the Server.
If you want to do tests online, I suggest you test with: https://webchat.freenode.net/
Alt + ←,
Alt + ↓,…,
F6- Navigate through the side panel to choose who to send, for example: specific user or the entire channel;
F12- Scrolls the names of users online;
Alt + l- Change the layout style;
Registering a user
If you want to have a registered nickname, use the command:
Log in with your registered user:
Whenever you use and want to ask something, join the channel:
#terminalrootand let’s chat!
You can still accomplish a lot with WeeChat, for that I suggest you consult the documentation on the links:
- https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/WeeChat And for more tips from freenode.net: