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* Configuration is done by editing the config file located at ~/.irssi/config. If you wish you could start irssi with an alternate config file like this:
 
* Configuration is done by editing the config file located at ~/.irssi/config. If you wish you could start irssi with an alternate config file like this:
 
  # irssi --config=FILE
 
  # irssi --config=FILE
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==Installing a Script==
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* Let's install the spell checking script
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* In a terminal
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# pacman -Sy ispell
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# mkdir -p ~/.irssi/scripts/autorun
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# cd ~/.irssi/scripts
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# wget http://scripts.irssi.org/scripts/spell.pl .
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# perl -MCPAN -e 'install Lingua::Ispell'
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# irssi
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*In irssi
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# /script load spell.pl
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* If it worked, it should look like this:
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# Irssi: Loaded script spell
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If you want to autorun the script when you start irssi, just link the script into the autorun folder.
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# cd ~/.irssi/scripts/autorun
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# ln -s ../spell.pl spell.pl

Revision as of 14:24, 25 March 2009

Introduction

irssi is a modular, text based (ncurses) IRC client.

Installation

  • Simply run as root:
# pacman -S irssi

Configuration

  • Configuration is done by editing the config file located at ~/.irssi/config. If you wish you could start irssi with an alternate config file like this:
# irssi --config=FILE

Installing a Script

  • Let's install the spell checking script
  • In a terminal
# pacman -Sy ispell
# mkdir -p ~/.irssi/scripts/autorun
# cd ~/.irssi/scripts
# wget http://scripts.irssi.org/scripts/spell.pl .
# perl -MCPAN -e 'install Lingua::Ispell'
# irssi
  • In irssi
# /script load spell.pl
  • If it worked, it should look like this:
# Irssi: Loaded script spell

If you want to autorun the script when you start irssi, just link the script into the autorun folder.

# cd ~/.irssi/scripts/autorun
# ln -s ../spell.pl spell.pl