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


Installation

Update the system repository using the following command

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update
Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/php/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                 
Hit:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease                                   
Hit:4 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                        
Hit:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                 
Ign:6 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia InRelease                                          
Hit:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease        
Hit:8 http://packages.linuxmint.com 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:
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.
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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


weechat_application

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


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