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Dec 17, 2000, 12:53 (0 Talkback[s])
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"So all of your friends seem to have the IRC thing figured out, and maybe you do too, but you're used to Windows-compatible applications like mIRC and pirch98. Have no fear. Although some Linux tasks may prove daunting to those accustomed to Windows, using X-Chat is not among them. As an IRC client for the X windows environment, and it's at least (if not more) easy to use than most other IRC clients."

"First, determine that you have X-Chat installed. Go to Networking -> IRC. See it? Great! You'll be chatting in minutes. (Make sure you are looking under IRC and not Chat.) If you don't see it, don't panic! Downloading and installing X-Chat is surprisingly easy."

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