Where does the IRC commands output appear?

Asked by Cristiano on 2008-09-30

Hello!

I am a new Linux user. On Windows I used to use mIRC and I am now trying your promising Xchat-Gnome.

The main problem is that I can't seem to understand where all the IRC commands output are displayed!

Basic operation like /nickserv identify password or /whois ... Where does the server return those infos?

Thanks!

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Ubuntu xchat-gnome Edit question
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Solved by:
Jim Hutchinson
Solved:
2008-10-02
Last query:
2008-10-02
Last reply:
2008-09-30
Best Jim Hutchinson (jphutch) said : #1

When you connect to a server there should be a server window. If you have also connected to a channel there are now two windows open in tabs. Server commands will output in the server tab which could be hidden if you are looking in a channel tab. If you don't have more than one tab open then I'm not sure. I guess just make sure you are connected to a server and you see something in the xchat window.

Cristiano (crimes73) said : #2

Thanks Jim Hutchinson, that solved my question.

Cristiano (crimes73) said : #3

Hello again, jim!

I realise now what exactly happens: sometimes, randomly after a certain time, xchat-gnome will produce a sound and the server window will be there but showing the content of the last window you have looked at before switching to it.

In short: it's a bug and a rather big one...