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Free Software Magazine: Set Up a Free Software IRC Client in Less than 5 Minutes

Oct 05, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Monks)

"Everyone loves IRC (stands for Internet Relay Chat; a kind of group chat room often used by open source/free software projects and developers, or as support channels), unfortunately the open source IRC clients out there are often hidden away. In this week's article, I'm going to show you how to set up your IRC client in under 5 minutes using only free software.

"The IRC client I've chosen for this article is ChatZilla. Mainly because ChatZilla is a Firefox extension, and can be installed and run on any OS that runs Firefox 1.0 or higher (and comes prebundled with SeaMonkey)..."

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