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Install HexChat on Debian - The easiest method ?



HexChat is an IRC-based communication and coordination software. It has several advantages over terminal-based IRC utilities. It helps users to navigate easily from one chat server to another.

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Software Installation queries on Linux systems.

In this context, we shall look into how to install HexChat on Debian 10 Buster Edition.


How to Install HexChat on Debian ?

To install HexChat on Debian, simply execute the below command:

$ sudo apt install hexchat

This will install HexChat from Debian stable repositories.


How to Launch HexChat on Debian ?

You can access HexChat from CLI or from the dashboard by running the below command:

$ hexchat

As soon as it is run, it shows a network list to join.


How to Uninstall HexChat from Debian Linux system ?

Simply run the following command and HexChat will be gone from your Debian system:

$ sudo apt remove hexchat


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Conclusion

This article covers how to install and remove HexChat 10 buster edition. In fact, HexChat is a nice chatting utility to connect with IRC servers.

Installing hexchat package on Ubuntu is as easy as running the following commands on terminal:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install hexchat


How to Install HexChat in Linux ?

Run the below command as per your Linux distribution:

$ sudo apt install hexchat [On Debian/Ubuntu & Mint]
$ sudo yum install hexchat [On CentOS/RHEL 7]
$ sudo dnf install hexchat [On CentOS/RHEL 8 & Fedora]
$ sudo yay -S hexchat [On Arch Linux]
$ sudo zypper install hexchat  [On OpenSUSE Linux]
$ sudo pkg install hexchat [On FreeBSD]

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