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: