- Where can I find an IRC client for Windows?
- Where can I find an IRC client for Linux?
If you're using Red Hat, you already have one in the form of /usr/bin/irc.
- How do I get help in any IRC client?
Type "/help" and hit return.
- Where can I find detailed help on IRC?
- What is the server and password?
We'll tell you this in class or via private email.
- How do I set up mIRC client for windows on my local machine and access the server?
Follow these steps:
- Setup the mIRC client on your local machine and run it.
- Goto menu File-options.
- When the dialog box popup, click add button.
- When the add server dialog box popup, set server as: [SERVER WE TELL YOU IN LCASS], and passwd as [PASSWORD WE TELL YOU IN CLASS].
- Finish the mIRC options dialog box.
- Click Connect to server.
- When the mIRC channels folder dialog box popup appears, click on any of the #CS395 channels. If there is no such channel, create one by clicking the add button.
- Double click the newly created channel and begin to chat with others online.
- How do I access the server from Linux?
ircii is installed on all tlab machines. To run it, type "irc `whoami` [SERVER WE TELL YOU IN CLASS]". When asked for a password, type [PASSWORD WE TELL YOU IN CLASS]. Join or create a CS395 channel by typing "/join #CS395-whatever".