IRC Client: Irssi On Atomic Host

Datetime:2016-08-23 03:16:45         Topic: Docker          Share        Original >>
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If you are a terminal geek you will always want to do things using terminal:wink:. And when it comes to Atomic host, YES you will have to do stuffs using terminal.

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This post will describe how to setup and use IRC client on Atomic host. This will be applicable for any Cloud host also.

Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for Unix/Linux systems. And the best part is we will not need to setup things manually because we have containers.

Let’s Get Stared:

I am using Fedora Atomic host here. Get Fedora atomic host from here

Make Sure you have Docker installed.

Copy the Dockerfile from here:

Now run docker build -t username/irssi . This will build image.

There after you just need to run the container docker run -it username/irssi .

Later on sometime you will be able to do the whole set up only docker run -it fedora/irssi once Fedora adds Irssi to its Docker hub :).

After you start the container you will see something like this:

Let’s join a channel

You will find the Irssi Commands here: Irssi Commands .


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