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irssi Reviews

Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for UNIX systems.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about irssi and what they use it for.
  • Best (easiest) way to crawl an IRC channel?
    I found Irssi which apperantly has the capability to do this but the configuration is more complex than I hoped. While my experiments haven't concluded yet, is anybody aware of an easy to use IRC client that I can use to crawl the messages in an IRC channel? - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Karl Lehenbauer, “Tcl: The Tool Command Language – Lisp for the Masses”
    Eggdrop [0] and BitchX [1] come to mind. Irssi [2] has a plugin that enables Tcl scripting. I'm currently fiddling with TkCAD [3] in order to put a small CNC machine to use here, it needs some small adaptations to work on Linux, but I find it a nice find! [0] [1] [2] [3] - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: What IRC client do you use?
    I've used irssi ( for years. Have a session running on a shell host under tmux. Works perfectly for me on a desktop and a mobile ssh client. - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • Lerning about Gentoo on a Friday night. Stoked!
    You might mean IRC chat room. Irssi is very popular IRC client. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Terminal based chat app?
    It depends on what protocol you're looking for. Some chat apps that I know of are: gomuks (Matrix), weechat (primarily IRC, with plugins for other protocols), irssi (primarily IRC, with plugins for other protocols), profanity (XMPP), poezio (XMPP). - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago

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