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Smuxi IRC App Update Adds Improved Look, New Features

IRC client Smuxi has been updated and refreshed with a new look.

Key changes in the latest release of the open-source chat app include an improved toolbar that makes better use of the space introduced by the quick join bar added in the last release.

Smuxi 0.8.11

Top: Smuxi before update; Bottom: Smuxi after update

New Features in Smuxi IRC Client 0.8.11

Smuxi IRC in Ubuntu 13.04

Smuxi Improves Messaging Menu Feature

  • Toolbar and menu UI tweaks
  • Improved Messaging Menu support
  • Ability to click on a username to start chat/query
  • Support for /exec command added
  • Entry box grows and shrinks automatically
  • Tab completion cycling
  • ‘Reconnect’ entry in Server tab context menu
  • People searching from user list
  • Initial support for Campfire
  • Improved XMPP, including contact list
  • Memory and CPU fixes

For more see the official announcement post @ smuxi.org

Install Smuxi 0.8.11 in Ubuntu

Smuxi 0.8.11 is available for Ubuntu 10.04, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, and, for those already using it, 13.10.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:meebey/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install smuxi