Konversation is an IRC client which gives you speedy access to Freenode network's channels, where you will find support for most distributions.
Free • Open Source
What is Konversation?
Standard IRC features. SSL server support. Bookmarking support. Easy to use graphical user interface. Multiple servers and channels in one single window. DCC file transfer. Multiple identities for different servers. Text decorations and colors. OnScreen Display for notifications. Automatic UTF-8 detection. Per channel encoding support. Theme support for nick icons. Highly configurable.