What's the alternative?

XChat for Linux

XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux and Windows.

Top 12 XChat for Linux Alternatives

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  1. HexChat

    HexChat is a fork of XChat with bug fixes and new features.

  2. mIRC

    mIRC: Internet Relay Chat client

  3. irssi

    Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for UNIX systems.

  4. Pidgin

    Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.

  5. Quassel IRC

    Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client based on the Qt4 framework.

  6. KVIrc

    KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on the excellent Qt GUI toolkit.

  7. WeeChat

    WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client.

  8. Kiwi IRC

    A hand-crafted IRC client that you can enjoy. Designed to be used easily and freely.

  9. IRCCloud

    IRCCloud is a modern IRC client that keeps you connected, with none of the baggage. Stay synced and notified wherever you are with our web and mobile apps.

  10. Shout

    The self-hosted web IRC client

  11. Miranda IM

    Miranda IM is the smaller, faster, easier instant messenger with support for multiple protocols.

  12. Smuxi

    Smuxi is a free and user-friendly IRC / Twitter / Facebook Chat / gTalk / XMPP client for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X