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XChat for Linux

XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux (Open Source) and Windows (Shareware, 30-day trial).

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XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux (Open Source) and Windows (Shareware, 30-day trial). It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. Even file transfers are possible.
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XChat for Linux (sometimes referred to as XChat) was added by Kapela in May 2009 and the lastest update was made in Nov 2014. There is a history of activites on XChat for Linux in our Change Log and Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on XChat for Linux or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice widget to put on your website check these out.
 
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