IRC and joining a group

Matthias Apitz guru at
Tue Mar 27 08:16:30 EDT 2012

El día Tuesday, March 27, 2012 a las 01:28:06PM +0200, David Balažic escribió:

> > From: support-bounces at 
> > [mailto:support-bounces at] On Behalf Of Matthias Apitz
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I'm using pidgin 2.10.0 on FreeBSD 10-CURRENT, as well as an 
> > IRC client;
> > it signs in fine on start to; is there a way 
> > to configure a
> > default group it should join on start?
> I believe that can be set in the channel properties. (if not there yet, in the Buffy list add a Chat (select the channel) and there is the option "Auto-Join" - right click on the chat/channel in the budy list window)

Yes, now I have it. My problem was that I joined the IRC without having
a created a chat entry in the buddy list. One must create it and set the
option for it.

Thanks for your hint

Matthias Apitz
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UNIX since V7 on PDP-11, UNIX on mainframe since ESER 1055 (IBM /370)
UNIX on x86 since SVR4.2 UnixWare 2.1.2, FreeBSD since 2.2.5

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