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'ctrlproxy' is an IRC server with multiserver support. It runs as a daemon and connects to a number of IRC servers, then lets you to connect from a workstation and work as the user who is logged in to the IRC server. After you disconnect, it maintains the connection to the server. It acts like any normal IRC server, so you can use any IRC client to connect to it. It supports multiple client connections to one IRC server (under the same nick), so you can connect to IRC using your IRC nick, even if you have an IRC session open somewhere else. It supports logging (in the same format as the irssi IRC client), password authentication, and ctcp (in case no clients are connected).

"IRC irc:// " IRC Help channel

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey28 October 2002

Leaders and contributors

Jelmer Vernooij Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use libxml2
Required to use GNU libc
Required to use libpopt

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2010.


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