Is IRC still available?
Today, there are still over 2,000 IRC servers and almost 500 IRC networks (groups of affiliated servers) operating worldwide. Still, many people have abandoned IRC since the early 00s due to the rise of the myriad competing online social spaces.
How do I connect to IRC network?
Connect to an IRC NetworkPress on the + in the top left corner.Press Add Network and select the IRC network from the list you would like to join or press Custom Network and enter the details.Enter the name of the chat room you would like to join or select the chat room(s) from the list and then press Join.More items
How do I set up irc?
How to Set Up and Use Internet Relay Chat (IRC)Step 1 Download & Install XChat. GNU/Linux users, download XChat from here. Step 2 Configure XChat and Connect to a Channel. Step 3 Register a Nickname.4 Oct 2011
How do I use irc channel?
How to use IRC (Internet Relay Chat)Download a chat client (XChat and IRSSI for Linux or Windows; Colloquy for Mac).Open the chat client and enter the network name and channel that the organization specifies on their homepage.More items •15 Sep 2017