How do I change nickname in xchat

Asked by Eycks

I tried to use xchat. My name was already in use. How can I change the nickname I use. When xchat first came up I could have changed the nickname but that screen will not come up again. I completely removed xchat and reinstalled but the name chage screen still did not come up

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John Asay (johnasay) said :

XChat menu -> Network list
opens the the first window I believe.

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Jesse N. Richardson (richardson183) said :

You can register it were no one but you can use it.

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Sidarth Dasari (sirsid) said :

Also if you want to change nicks on the fly, just type /nick NICKGOESHERE.

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Eycks (plmemail) said :

I found a way to change my nickname by edit --> preferences and the screen came up with nickname. I changed my nickname and it worked. Another example of RTFM.