How To Install Weechat chat client on linuxmint-18.03

To Install Weechat on linuxmint-18.03

WeeChat is a free and open-source Internet Relay Chat client, which is designed to be light and fast. It is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License 3


Update the system repository using the following command

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update
Hit:1 xenial InRelease
Hit:2 xenial InRelease                                 
Hit:3 xenial-updates InRelease                                   
Hit:4 xenial InRelease                                        
Hit:5 xenial-security InRelease                                 
Ign:6 sylvia InRelease                                          
Hit:7 xenial-backports InRelease        
Hit:8 sylvia Release                      
Reading package lists... Done

Install the weechat application

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get install weechat
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree     
Reading state information... Done

The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:

  libcurl3 libmcrypt4
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  weechat-core weechat-curses
Suggested packages:
Unpacking weechat-curses (1.4-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Selecting previously unselected package weechat.
Preparing to unpack .../weechat_1.4-2ubuntu0.1_all.deb ...
Unpacking weechat (1.4-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Setting up weechat-core (1.4-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Setting up weechat-curses (1.4-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Setting up weechat (1.4-2ubuntu0.1) ...

To launch the application from terminal type "weechat" at terminal

linuxhelp ~ #weechat


With this, the method to Install Weechat on linuxmint-18.03 comes to an end.

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