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This premier is aimed at making Fedora Pakistan's new members familiarize with the communication platform commonly used by Fedora Project community and that's Internet Relay Chat (IRC).  
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This premier is aimed at making Fedora Pakistan's new members familiarize with the communication platform commonly used by Fedora Project community and that's Internet Relay Chat (IRC). It's meant to be a kick start guide. If you've never used IRC before then you are the expected audience.
  
So, here's what Wikipedia says about IRC:
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== IRC Client ==
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Client is a software which is used to connect with IRC servers and join chat forums known as ''Channels''. Chose and download an IRC client to get started with this guide. I've mentioned some clients below or you can search it yourself.
  
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. It is mainly designed for group communication in discussion forums, called channels, but also allows one-to-one communication via private message.  
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=== Platform Independent ===
''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRC Wikipedia]''
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* '''Pidgin''' is a multi platform IM messaging client. It supports many other protocols beside IRC. [http://www.pidgin.im/ Get it]
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* '''Chatzilla''' is a Mozilla Firefox addon for IRC. [http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/16 Get it]
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* '''Mibbit''' is a web based IRC application. [http://www.mibbit.com/ Get it]
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* '''Freenode Java''' is a Java applet based IRC client. [http://java.freenode.net/ Get it]
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* '''Gogloom''' is a web based chat software which support IRC [http://www.gogloom.com/FreeNode/ Get it]
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=== Linux ===
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* '''Konversation''' is a KDE IRC client. [http://konversation.kde.org/ Get it]
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* '''Pidgin''' is a multi platform IM messaging client. It supports many other protocols beside IRC. [http://www.pidgin.im/ Get it]

Revision as of 22:16, 22 March 2010

This premier is aimed at making Fedora Pakistan's new members familiarize with the communication platform commonly used by Fedora Project community and that's Internet Relay Chat (IRC). It's meant to be a kick start guide. If you've never used IRC before then you are the expected audience.

IRC Client

Client is a software which is used to connect with IRC servers and join chat forums known as Channels. Chose and download an IRC client to get started with this guide. I've mentioned some clients below or you can search it yourself.

Platform Independent

  • Pidgin is a multi platform IM messaging client. It supports many other protocols beside IRC. Get it
  • Chatzilla is a Mozilla Firefox addon for IRC. Get it
  • Mibbit is a web based IRC application. Get it
  • Freenode Java is a Java applet based IRC client. Get it
  • Gogloom is a web based chat software which support IRC Get it

Linux

  • Konversation is a KDE IRC client. Get it
  • Pidgin is a multi platform IM messaging client. It supports many other protocols beside IRC. Get it