This document is a WORK IN PROGRESS.
This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!
WeeChat is a highly extendable and feature rich IRC client.
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Avoid dotfile madness¶
Prior to installation, make sure you stay in control of your home directory.
sudo pacman -S weechat sudo pacman -S weechat-matrix Optional Deps : aspell: spellchecker support guile: support for guile scripts [installed] lua: support for lua scripts perl: support for perl scripts [installed] python: support for python scripts [installed] ruby: support for ruby scripts tcl: support for tcl scripts In matrix: /script load /usr/share/weechat/python/weechat-matrix.py /set matrix.server.matrix_org.username johndoe /set matrix.server.matrix_org.password jd_is_awesome automatically load the script: $ ln -s ../matrix.py ~/.weechat/python/autoload Automatically connect to the server /set matrix.server.matrix_org.autoconnect on If everything works, save the configuration /save For using a custom (not matrix.org) matrix server: Add your custom server to the plugin: /matrix server add myserver myserver.org Add the appropriate credentials /set matrix.server.myserver.username johndoe /set matrix.server.myserver.password jd_is_awesome If everything works, save the configuration /save
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