Today we want to look at how you get your local IRC client connected to MadIRC.
First of all you have to install Hexchat.
Go to the download page and install the latest version as usual.
The easiest way to install HexChat on linux is using the package manager of your distribution.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install hexchat
sudo dnf install hexchat
sudo yum install hexchat
sudo pacman -S hexchat
hexchat. A start like this should come up:
Click on the
Add button. A editable field will appear and you should now name the connect. For a network named
MadIRC sounds like a suitable name, right? Good. Now press enter and it should like this:
Next step is to click on
A new windows comes up.
Double click the
newserver/6667 entry and change it to
irc.madirc.net/+6697. This way you tell HexChat to connect our Round-Robin address and use TLS by default. Commit this change by pressing enter.
Now check the boxes in front of
Accept Invalid SSL Certificate. Currently we don’t provide valid TLS certificates.
And another check box in front of
Connect to this network automatically so the HexChat will automatically connect on next start.
You should result in the following settings:
Close and in the previous window on
Now you are done!