[scribus] Using the #scribus chat room

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Mon Jun 23 13:08:47 CEST 2008

> I have installed the ChatZilla plug-in into Firefox 3.  On the "Scribus
> IRC" page <http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=irc> page,  I
> double-clicked on the <irc://irc.freenode.net/#scribus>, causing
> ChatZilla to launch and attempt to connect.
> All I am getting is
> [INFO] 	Attempting to connect to “irc.freenode.net”. Use /cancel to
> abort.
> 	[INFO] 	Connecting to irc://irc.freenode.net/ <irc://irc.freenode.net/>
> (irc://irc.freenode.net/ <irc://irc.freenode.net/>)… [Cancel
> <x-cz-command:cancel>]
> [14:33] 	[ERROR] 	Connection to irc://irc.freenode.net/
> <irc://irc.freenode.net/> (irc://irc.freenode.net/
> <irc://irc.freenode.net/>) timed out. [Help
> <x-cz-command:faq%20connection.timeout>] Reconnecting in 15 seconds.
> [Cancel <x-cz-command:cancel>]
> [14:34] 	[INFO] 	Connecting to irc://irc.freenode.net/
> <irc://irc.freenode.net/> (irc://irc.freenode.net/
> <irc://irc.freenode.net/>)… [Cancel <x-cz-command:cancel>]
> Is there any special configuration that needs to be done, e.g. port
> numbers, or contacting someone to be invited?  Or is the server down?
> I have not used chat before so am finding it a bit bewildering.

Try this

Start Chatzilla fom the Tools menu

On the opening page, at the bottom you will see [INFO] followed by

You can connect to [....freenode......]

Click on freenode.

If it connects, issue the command /join scribus

If it doesn't work ou might have firewall problems, 6667 needs to be open


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