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silc improved is an SILC client without a user interface

License: MIT/X Consortium License
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Developer: Christian Dietrich
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silc improved is an SILC client without a user interface. silc improved does output via files and input throught FIFOs. Most features of SILC are implemented.


/j < channel > join to a channel
/l [channel] leave the actual or named channel
/msg < nick > < message > send a private message
/set signed < on|off > Set signing of messages on/off
/set signal_detach < on|off > When SIGTERM or SIGINT is caught, si detaches the session
/query < nick > Start a query with the user, so all private messages are no longer written in the master channel. the query has his own directory under $silcidr/query/$username
/names prints the users of the actual channel
and all other silc commands ( 'unkown' commands are directly send to the server )


There are endless possibilities using si. i use in one window a multitail and in the other the python input shell, you can find in the CVS.


first you had to install libsilc (

cd $sourcedir
make install (as root)

When your SILC includes/libs are not in /usr/local/silc you had to specify them like this

make SILCINCLUDE=/path/to/silc/include SILCLIB=/path/to/silc/lib

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