From: Matthew Rogers (
Date: Mon Mar 17 2008 - 05:57:16 EST

scrollz is pretty sweet for a console based irc client.

So is xchat and pidgin for X. Pidgin does AOL / ICQ / GTALK / all sorts
of things along with irc. You just hit join chat, pick IRC and away you go.

Eben King wrote:
> What do you recommend for an IRC client? I've used BitchX, but I'd
> like something more user-friendly, as I'm an IRC novice. Being a text
> app is OK, as long as it runs in xterm or rxvt (IIRC, BitchX didn't).
> Something that can run a script or play a sound when someone says my
> name is a big plus.
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