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  1. Server Information
  2. What is an IRC Client??
  3. mIRC tutorial
  4. Questions???????????
Internet Relay Chat, or IRC is the medium where BotBrs chat about Battle of the Bits, music, art, chips, or any other various topics!

Come be idle... or come and chat!! :D/

Directly in your browser, click 'Chats'
at the top of the page!

Server Information



irc.esper.net #botb
EsperNet's website


or if yer lazy, then you can always use teh webchat client



What is an IRC Client??



An IRC Client is a standalone program which can be used to communicate with an IRC Server.

Some Various IRC Clients
mIRC
- Windows
HexChat
- Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
XChat
- Windows (pay), Mac OS X, Linux
Smuxi
- Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, BSD
Pidgin
- Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
irssi
- Linux
weechat
- Linux
IceChat
- Windows
KVIrc
- Windows


mIRC tutorial



For teh n000bs with Wind0hz...

download, install & run mIRC

hit ALT-R and you'll get a little window
insert the following code ::

on 1:START: { /server irc.esper.net }
on 1:CONNECT: { if (*.esper.net iswm $server) { /j #botb } }

save by clicking 'ok'

restart mIRC

Notable IRC clients for the popular operating systems:
  • mIRC
  • XChat/YChat
  • Ice Chat
  • irssi
  • BitchX
  • ChatZilla


Web based IRC clients:
  • pjirc
  • mibbit
  • www.esper.net


  • mIRC commands:
    /server [server address] [port (optional)] for example: /server irc.esper.net 6667

    IRC commands:
    /join #channelName[,#channelName2,...,#channelNameN] — Joins a channel(s) (e.g., /join #botb)
    /part #channelName[,#channelName2,...,#channelNameN] [message] — Parts a channel(s) with optional message (e.g., /part #botb all n00bz!)
    /join 0 [message] — Parts all channels.
    /me action — Displays your message as an "action". Normally written in third person.
    /msg nick text, /query nick text, or /privmsg nick text — Send a nickname a private message.


    Please be aware that the chat is public and logged during OHBs!!

    Questions???????????



    Join this thread! =D