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Re: where are u?

Hi again,

I donwloaded xchat but I'm facing the same message everywhere: chatzilla, mirc and now xchat

*** Couldn't look up your hostname
* *** No identd (auth) response
* *** Banned: proxyscan; Open Proxy found on your host. Please visit www.blitzed.org/proxy?ip= for more  information.
* Closing Link: Hafid (Banned)
* Disconnected (Remote host closed socket).
Cycling to next server in FreeNode...
* Disconnected ().

I already have TCL Python Perl installed


Nadim Shaikli wrote:

--- cronos <cronos at maildz dot com> wrote:

I'm trying to use mirc irc.freenode.net
but every time I get this message:

*** Connecting to irc.freenode.net (6667)
-irc.freenode.net- *** Looking up your hostname...
-irc.freenode.net- *** Checking ident
-irc.freenode.net- *** Couldn't look up your hostname
-irc.freenode.net- *** No identd (auth) response

Try using Xchat instead or Mozilla's ChatZilla (make sure you are not behind some restrictive firewall). mirc has proven to be problematic in the past and it does NOT support UTF-8 (so it worth rm -rf'ing the thing :-)


- Nadim

my early attempts with it a long time ago.

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