HexChat 2.14.3 Released with Fix for Ubuntu’s Yaru Theme

HexChat IRC client 2.14.3 was released a day ago with important bug-fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu. It has been more than one year since the last release. HexChat 2.14.3 was released with following changes: fix various incorrect parsing of IRC messages relating to trailing parameters fix SASL negotiation combined with multi-line cap… Continue reading HexChat 2.14.3 Released with Fix for Ubuntu’s Yaru Theme

Install and Keep HexChat IRC Client Updated via Snap in Ubuntu

HexChat IRC Client now is available to install via Snap package in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher. HexChat is a free, open-source, and extensible IRC Client based on XChat. It supports features such as: DCC, SASL, proxies, spellcheck, alerts, logging, custom themes, and Lua scripts. HexChat offers official Snap package, which is a containerized… Continue reading Install and Keep HexChat IRC Client Updated via Snap in Ubuntu

How to Install The Latest HexChat IRC Client in Ubuntu 16.04

This tutorial is going to show you how to install the latest HexChat GTK+ IRC client and receive future software updates along with other system updates. HexChat is a XChat based IRC client that’s completely free for Windows and Unix-like systems. It features Python and Perl scripting support, a plugin API, multiple server/channel windows, spell… Continue reading How to Install The Latest HexChat IRC Client in Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install Chat Client Smuxi 1.0 in Ubuntu 15.04, 14.04

Smuxi IRC client finally reached the 1.0 release. Here’s how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives, e.g., Linux Mint 13/17.x, Elementary OS Freya and Luna. Smuxi is an open-source, distributed and user-friendly IRC / Twitter / XMPP / Campfire / JabbR client for Linux, Windows and Mac… Continue reading How to Install Chat Client Smuxi 1.0 in Ubuntu 15.04, 14.04