Irssi is a modular chat client that is most commonly known for its text mode user interface, but 80% of the code isn't text mode specific. Irssi comes with IRC support built in, and there are third party ICB, SILC, XMPP (Jabber), PSYC and Quassel protocol modules available.
git clone https://github.com/irssi/irssi cd irssi meson Build ninja -C Build && sudo ninja -C Build install
tar xJf irssi-*.tar.xz cd irssi-* ./configure make && sudo make install
/HELP, it has all the details on command syntax
Please report security issues to [email protected]. Thanks!
Check the GitHub issues if it is already listed in there; if not, open an issue on GitHub or send a mail to [email protected].
Irssi is always looking for developers. Feel free to submit patches through GitHub pull requests.
You can also contact the Irssi developers in #irssi on freenode.