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To start, type in
create a new window
detach from a session
reattach an existing, detached screen session
create a new screen session
list all windows
switch to the previous window
We want you to use screen.
We do not care if you use ERC, irssi, or Chatzilla as your IRC client. However, we do get annoyed at numerous join/part messages. With screen + irssi-proxy, you can use whatever client you want. It has an added bonus of being able to see what people have been talking about while your gone.
Start a screen session on a server (that will be up constantly like pinball.ccs or linux-login.ccs or linux.ccs) with the command
How to turn off the annoying flashes
C-a : drops you into the command prompt for the screen session. Type in
vbell off to turn off the visual bell off. This means that screen will scream at you. For remote screen sessions, this shouldn't be a problem.
- Connect/Join the channels you want with (/connect and /join)
/set irssiproxy_password secret
/set irssiproxy_ports irc=2777 efnet=2778 freenode=2779*
- Detach with
- From an IRC client, connect to the proxies using the ports you specified.
*N.B. Choose different ports if those are taken.