Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, F-IRC is an open-source commandline interface IRC client. With a friendly interface, it enables the users to navigate quickly via the keyboard shortcuts. Among others, it allows the users to select channels and toggle between them easily, go to actions via the pop-up menu and easy configure it. The latest version available is F-IRC 1.30.
In this article I will show you how to install F-IRC 1.30 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing F-IRC 1.30 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the f-irc package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install f-irc