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6. X Window IRC Clients

6.1. Zircon

Maintainer: Lindsay F. Marshall

IRC Channel: None ?

Written in Tcl/Tk, uses the native network communications of Tcl.

You can get the latest version of Zircon from ftp://catless.ncl.ac.uk/pub/ . Homepage at http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Programs/Zircon/

6.2. KVIrc

Maintainer: Szymon Stefanek

IRC Channel: #KVIrc on freenode

Also written with the Qt toolkit, KVIrc is a beast. Supports DCC Voice, built-in scripting language, and plugins.

You can get the latest version of KVIrc from http://www.kvirc.net/?id=download . Homepage at http://www.kvirc.net/

6.3. X-Chat

Maintainer: Peter Zelezny

IRC Channel: #Linux on ChatJunkies - http://www.chatjunkies.org/servers.php

Using GTK+ and optionally GNOME, supports Perl and Python scripting.

You can get the latest version of X-Chat from http://xchat.org/download/ . Homepage at http://xchat.org/

6.4. QuIRC

Maintainer: Patrick Earl

IRC Channel: #QuIRC on DALnet - http://www.dal.net/servers/index.php3

Using Tk, supports Tcl for scripting.

You can get the latest version of QuIRC from his Homepage at http://quirc.org/