Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of pidginirc2p


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Nov 2, 2013 10:54:39 PM (6 years ago)
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killyourtv
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    11= Connecting to Irc2P using Pidgin =
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    3 == Brief Version ==
     3== Tails ==
     4Tails is configured to easily connect to Irc2P--the main IRC network on I2P--out of the box using a randomly generated nickname. Simply:
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    5 1. Start I2P and wait a few minutes for your router to bootstrap onto the network.
    6 2. Start Pidgin and connect to `127.0.0.1` on port `6668` without a proxy.
     61. Start I2P and wait 3-4 minutes until the '''Shared Clients''' ''destination'' shows a green star next to it.
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     8 [[Image(sharedclients.png)]]
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     102. After starting Pidgin the `Accounts` window will pop up. Put a check in the box next to `[randomly-generated-name]@127.0.0.1`.
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     12   [[Image(AddAccount.png)]]
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    7143. Select `Join a Chat` from the `Buddies` menu.
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    9 == Longer Version ==
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     18== Outside of Tails ==
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     20While Pidgin can be used you might have better success with a dedicated IRC client like HexChat, XChat, irssi, or weechat. If you'd like to use Pidgin anyway it can be set up with the following steps:
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    10221. Start I2P and wait 3-4 minutes until the '''Shared Clients''' ''destination'' shows a green star next to it.
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