Liam's BitchX IRC Reference

Installing BitchX

Downloading and Unpacking

Note: this document is unfinished. If you are using Mandrake Linux,
urpmi BitchX
will get you the latest version, or run Mandrake Control Centre and use the package management tools there.

On GNU/Debian Linux[tm], use apt-get.

On FereBSD it's in the ports collection; see the FreeBSD handbook for how to use the ports collection.

Choosing a distribution

Binary or source?

Choose a platform

Configuring and Compiling

If you used a binary distribution, skip this section and go straigt on to Installing.

Running configure

A sample configure session

Editing config.h

Running make

Sample make output

Common problems


Copying the binary

Setting up help files

Running BitchX

Making Changes