IRC Client: Irssi On Atomic Host

Datetime:2016-08-23 03:16:45          Topic: Docker           Share

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.

If you don’t know about Atomic, you must visit http://www.projectatomic.io

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 herehttps://getfedora.org/en/cloud/download/atomic.html

Make Sure you have Docker installed.

Copy the Dockerfile from here: https://github.com/trishnaguha/Fedora-Dockerfiles/blob/irssi/irssi/Dockerfile

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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