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HexChat 2.9.2 released

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#1 +Frank B.

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 11:13

What's new in version 2.9.2:
  • fix compilation on Red Hat and Fedora
  • fix portable to non-portable migrations on Windows
  • fix ban message in HexTray
  • fix icon in Connection Complete dialog
  • fix determining if the log folder path is full or relative
  • fix desktop notification icons on Unix
  • fix URL grabber saving an unlimited number of URLs by default
  • fix URL grabber memory leaks under certain circumstances
  • fix URL grabber trying to export URL lists to system folders by default
  • add support for regenerating text events during compilation on Windows
  • add support for the theme manager on Unix
  • add Unifont to the default list of alternative fonts
  • add option to retain colors in the topic
  • allow the installer to preserve custom GTK+ theme settings on Windows
  • use the icons subfolder of the config folder for loading custom icons
  • use port 6697 for SSL connections by default
  • install the SASL plugin by default on Windows
  • /lastlog improvements
  • build system cosmetics on Unix
  • open links with just left click by default
  • enable timestamps and include seconds by default
  • make libproxy an optional dependency on Unix
  • update German translation
  • update the network list
Source: HexChat website

#2 +Majesticmerc


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Posted 06 October 2012 - 12:09

For those wondering...

HexChat is an IRC chat program. It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc.

HexChat is based on XChat, but unlike XChat it's completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems.

#3 bviktor



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Posted 06 October 2012 - 12:41

x86 link borked (prolly V accidentally pressed twice during Ctrl+V) :D