ChatZilla - IRC Chat using Mozilla Browser
System: BeOS, Haiku, Zeta
ChatZilla is an Mozilla Add-On for using IRC Chanells
1. Install ChatZilla
To install ChatZilla, for Mozilla Browsers (here FireFox) select in the Tools menu the option Add-Ons (I hope it is the same way in other Mozilla Browsers).
Select in the Add-Ons window the option Get Extentions. The browser opens the Firefox Add-Ons website.
To find the Add-On fast, use the search option of the website.
If you found the Add-On change into the install page of ChatZilla and press the Install Now button.
The installer opens a new window. Wait that the pepare time is finished and press then the Install Now button.
Another new window opens with a statusbar of the installation.
Is the installation complete you need to restart the browser using the "Restart" button.
If the installation is complete you can start the ChatZilla using the menu Tools and selecting ChatZilla:
Then ChatZilla is started you can select one of the displayed IRC Networks.
The most popoular Channels for BeOS. Haiku and ZETA are at irc.freenode.net.
Freenode are included in the list of available Networks. To change into this network klick on the link in the ChatZilla window.
Then you are in the freenode network you can type /list for a list of available channels. If you found a channel that you want to join, press on the link in the list.
If you know the name of the channel you want to visit, you can directly join this channel typing /join #Channelname.
In the Channel you can see all people who are in the channel in the list on the left site.
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2. Change Nickname
If you want to change your nickname press on the button who display the actual nickname (here Baron) and select Change Nickname.
You can type in your new nickname in the new window. Press Ok to change the nickname.
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Tutorial by Christian Albrecht (Lelldorin) Oktober 2005
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