An IRC to other chat networks gateway
This program can be used as an IRC server which forwards everything you
say to people on other chat networks: Jabber, ICQ, AIM, MSN, Yahoo! and
If you installed BitlBee from a .deb or .rpm you probably don't have to do
anything anymore for installation. Just skip this section.
If you want to compile BitlBee yourself, that's fine. Just run ./configure
to set up the build system. If configure succeeds, run make to build BitlBee.
make install will move all the files to the right places.
--- inetd installation
*** NEWS (Version 1.2 and later) ***
Starting from version 1.2, BitlBee has a forking daemon mode. The Debian
package now uses this mode by default, instead of inetd mode. If you don't
want to use this, you can disable the init scripts (best way to do this is
by editing /etc/default/bitlbee) and restore the inetd.conf entry. This
should be necessary only once, it won't be touch
This directory contains tiny additional programs which you might just like
or need to run BitlBee:
If you want to run BitlBee on a machine you don't have root access to, this
utility will help you. Compiling it is easy: 'gcc bitlbeed.c -o bitlbeed',
you don't need any special flags. Use 'bitlbeed -h' to get more help.
For example, 'bitlbeed -p6669 -n1 /home/wilmer/bin/bitlbee' wil
Frequently Asked Questions about BitlBee
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bitlbee (1.2.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
-- Wilmer van der Gaast <wilmer
This ChangeLog mostly lists changes relevant to users. A full log can be
found in the bzr commit log
Browse inside bitlbee_1.2.8-1_amd64.deb