An extremely powerful command line IRC client that supports plugins written in Perl.

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How to send system messages to irssi?

I use Irssi together with bitlbee as my overall communication interface (IRC, GTalk, Twitter, XMPP …). Whenever you can speak of something being a message I try to bring it into irssi. Up to now my ...
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IRC and Irssihelp

I've been searching around on Google, but I cannot find my answers to doing a specific thing with IRC and in Irssi, so I've come here to see if I can get any answers. Okay first… in IRC using Irssi, ...
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Log last N lines with irssi in real time [duplicate]

I am very new to irssi (and IRC in general), and I have the need to log only the last N number of lines from irssi to a text file, but I can't find any information on how to do something like that - ...
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Is it normal to irssi freezes when receiving dcc?

I'm running it over screen with Raspberry Pi Model B, maybe the hardware is not the best, but when a streaming begins, I am unable to type anything, even Meta + Arrow doesn't work, but changing ...
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OSD notification for Irssi

I want to get a notification each time I get a /query message or get highlighted in a channel. this notification should be in the form of bubble OSD (on screen Display). If OSD isn't possible for ...
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Use Bash for Irssi

Alright I am writing a shell script to open Irssi and then automatically connect to freenode. Should I edit the file at ~/.irssi/config or is there a way to simulate me typing /connect ...
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IRSSI parse chat messages [closed]

I run IRSSI on Debian Squeeze on my WD NAS and have it connected to irc.twitch.tv and joined in multiple channels. I can go in much detail here, but I think all I have to say is that I want to have ...
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BitchX Basic Set-UP

I hear good things about BitchX and I want to try it. but it seems BitchX is very different from Weechat or IrssI. It doesn't start each channel buffer to its related window; running script is very ...
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Problems connecting to IRC server from VPS

So I'm running a CentOS 6 VPS that I've got irssi installed on. I'd like to run irssi as a permanent connection to an IRC server so I can log in from anywhere and not lose my conversations. Irssi ...
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In irssi, how do I display previous chats of current chan, or current user if in bitblee?

When I reopen irssi, I'd like to display - easily and from inside irssi - previous conversations of a chan, or a query window with specific user (mostly for private conversation in bitlbee). I can ...
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When you ssh into a server, do you use server settings or your own settings?

So say I'm running a Linux server that is running irssi in a tmux session.(Detached) My question is, when I ssh into the server and reattach the session, will my shortcuts that I use on the 2nd PC ...
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How can I get notified by everything that happens in a specific channel in irssi?

(Be it hilight/highlight or a beep). I have a small channel that I need to know all the info of. I couldn't get trigger.pl to work. I could do "/hilight -mask every_single_nick" but that's not ...
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How to highlight a person in irssi?

I'd like irssi to highlight all messages from a specific nickname. How can I accomplish this?
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With Irssi you can /rmreconns to abort timed-out conections. Is there a command to force it to reconnect *now*?

I have an IRC server running on my personal computer, and I use an ssh tunnel to connect to it from a more reliable box (i.e. one where my daughter can't reach the power button). Occasionally the ...
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How do I run IRSSI as non-root user?

I am completely new to linux, and I'm trying to get in the world of command lines as it fancies my curiosity. Anyhows, I've got a NAS and Optware installed. I was able to install irssi script (via ...
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trouble with irssi and cifs

I'm having trouble getting irssi, the irc client, to write to a mounted cifs share. I have the uid, and gid set to my user as well as setting the permissions on the share to being very permissive. ...
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How to autofocus already joined channels in irssi with /join?

I've got a bunch of windows (>80) in irssi. Quite often I quickly want to switch the active window to #channelX, without knowing which window number it has. Cycling through all of them is useless too ...
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IRSSI: HilightWin is showing Joins/Parts/Quits

Hilightwin.pl is showing Joins/Parts/Quits from all my channels. I would assume that it is an issue that involves levels, except I have no idea where to start. Some plugins that I use that might be ...
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How can I get irssi-proxy to send me missed mentions when I connect?

I have an irssi session running in my VPS. I connect to it via irssi-proxy using Xchat on my laptop or Andchat on my Android phone. Is there any way I can make it send all messages containing my nick ...
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How do you highlight ops' messages in Irssi?

I'm watching a large IRC channel with a lot of noise and precious few ops. How can I have all messages from ops highlighted?