Kopete to IRC Howto

By Rifter

  1. Start Kopete
  2. Right-click on the Kopete icon in the kde system tray area and select configure OR if the Kopete window is open, under the settings menu, go down to configure
  3. Once the configure menu is open, make sure accounts is selected in the sidebar
  4. Click the New button in the accounts area
  5. Select IRC from the list of protocols and click Next
  6. Make sure the basic setup tab is highlighted
  7. Type in what you want to be called in channel in the Nickname box and what you want to be called if your other nickname is taken in the Alternate Nickname box
  8. Click the Connection tab
  9. Click the network drop-down list, and select FreeNode
  10. Click Next
  11. Make sure the Connect Now box is highlighted
  12. Click Finish
  13. Right-click on the Kopete icon in the system tray area and highlight the new irc network name OR click on its icon in the lower right-hand corner of the Kopete window
  14. In the sub-menu that appears in either case, click on the entry Join Channel
  15. Type "#PClinuxOS" without the quotation marks into the box that appears
  16. Click Ok
  17. Chat