Iridium is a native Linux IRC client built in Vala and GTK, and designed for elementary OS

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The friendly IRC client

Easily connect and chat on any IRC server. Features include:

  • Store your server connections and joined channels between sessions
  • Connect to servers securely with SSL support
  • Favorite channels for quick and easy access
  • Pick up where you left off with automatic server reconnection
  • Optionally disable remembered connections for increased privacy

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Left: The welcome view | Right: The channel chat view, including URL and nickname detection

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Left: A visual marker line for the last-read message | Right: Focused view on a single channel

Project Status

This project is very much in-progress and has a lot of remaining work. Check out the Projects page to track progress towards the next milestone.