WeeChat is a terminal based IRC client.

Features

License

Getting started

First start the application:

$ weechat

Add a server:

/server add freenode chat.freenode.net

Connect to it using the alias given above (freenode in this case):

/connect freenode

Join a channel:

/join #ffmpeg

Send a message:

Hi!

You can scroll the history with PageUp/PageDown (on OS X, this might be Fn+Shift+Up/Down or similar).