Question about setting up IRC on pidgin

Schiz0 schiz0phrenic21 at
Sat May 31 17:21:52 UTC 2008

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 1:14 PM, John Botscharow <info at> wrote:
> This is a real newbie question, but then I'm a real newbie to IRC
> I was trying to set my pidgin up to use IRC I got the channel set okay,
> but where do I enter the room name?


This doesn't answer your question (I've never used IRC via Pidgin),
but I'll post it anyway.

I'd suggest you use something like X-Chat for IRC. XChat is excellent
and is very customizable. I prefer the Black theme for it (The default
theme is pretty ugly), which is at

Note: XChat-Gnome is _NOT_ XChat; It's a port of xchat to gnome or
something like that. Don't use xchat-gnome, use the normal xchat

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