These are some variables you can change to configure
rcirc to your
The most important parameter is the
:channels parameter. It
controls which channels you will join by default as soon as you are
connected to the server.
Here's an example of how to set it:
(add-to-list 'rcirc-server-alist '("otherworlders.org" :channels ("#FUDGE" "#game-design")))
By default you will be connected to the
rcirc support channel:
(setq rcirc-default-nick "kensanata")
user-login-name, just like
user-full-name. If you want to hide your full name, you might want to set it to some pseudonym.
(setq rcirc-default-full-name "Curious Minds Want To Know")
Here is an example to illustrate how you would set it:
(setq rcirc-authinfo '(("freenode" nickserv "bob" "p455w0rd") ("freenode" chanserv "bob" "#bobland" "passwd99") ("bitlbee" bitlbee "robert" "sekrit")))
And here are the valid method symbols and the arguments they require:
/msg nickserv identify secret. The necessary arguments are the nickname you want to use this for, and the password to use.
Before you can use this method, you will have to register your nick and
pick a password for it. Contact
nickserv and check out the
/msg nickserv help, for example.)
/msg chanserv identify #underground secret. The necessary arguments are the nickname and channel you want to use this for, and the password to use.
Before you can use this method, a channel contact must tell you about
the password to use. Contact
chanserv and check out the details.
/msg chanserv help, for example.)
identify secret. The necessary arguments are the nickname you want to use this for, and the password to use.
Bitlbee acts like an IRC server, but in fact it is a gateway to a lot of other instant messaging services. You can either install Bitlbee locally or use a public Bitlbee server. There, you need to create an account with a password. This is the nick and password you need to provide for the bitlbee authentication method.
Later, you will tell Bitlbee about your accounts and passwords on all
the other instant messaging services, and Bitlbee will log you in. All
rcirc needs to know, is the login to your Bitlbee account. Don't
confuse the Bitlbee account with all the other accounts.