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quIRC is a lightweight console-mode IRC client. It uses terminal escape sequences to provide a clean character-cell based interface, handling things like multiple channels and servers (using tabs), input line editing (with bash-like keystrokes), and backscroll.

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Recent releases

  •  05 Jun 2013 00:22

    Release Notes: This release adds the ability for private-messaging tabs to react to NICKs, and thus send subsequent messages to the new nick rather than the old one. It also displays the names of unhandled IRC numeric replies, rather than just vomiting the raw message to the buffer. The ERROR command (typically issued when a server disconnects you) is now properly handled, with the accompanying message displayed. This release also includes a significant amount of internal refactoring and code reorganisation, so should be considered *unstable*.

    •  04 Jun 2013 18:43

      Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in the /rejoin channel-key handling added in 0.9.8.

      •  25 May 2013 00:31

        Release Notes: This release improves CTCP handling. It also remembers channel keys, so they don't need to be specified on /[re]join. Some cosmetic interface changes were made. The 'force_redraw' option ('fred' in the rc file) has been removed, as it's believed to no longer be necessary. There were also some bugfixes; notably, 'topic was set' messages no longer contain ridiculous dates 2300 years in the future.

        •  20 Dec 2012 18:07

          Release Notes: This is primarily a bugfix release. UTF-8 glitches in the input bar have been fixed, and cursors and backspace now handle UTF-8 correctly. A double-free crash (Bug #18) has been fixed. Some documentation has been updated. The Makefile has been partially cleaned up.

          •  28 Aug 2012 08:52

            Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in the 'netsplit merge' feature: when merging more than two lines, only the last two were shown.


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