Questions tagged [erc]

ERC is an Emacs IRC client.

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Check for active ERC process in Elisp and join channel

I try to join an IRC channel with ERC in my elisp script. If there is no active ERC process running I want to create one. So far I got this: (progn (if (not (and (fboundp 'erc-buffer-list) ...
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Bookmark ERC connections?

I am playing with IRCCloud's experimental bouncer, and connecting to it requires entering a lot of data: Freenode: ircs://bnc.irccloud.com:6697 username: my-irccloud-username password: bnc:...
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How to open an IRC session using SASL?

I would like to exchange on Freenode using ERC, however I do not know how to authenticate with SASL as required. -xxxxxx.freenode.net- *** Lookup up your hostname... -xxxxxx.freenode.net- *** ...
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erc-tls on Emacs/Windows: connection fails

Using erc-tls, I cannot connect to port 6697 on bnc.irccloud.com. Credentials are correct. Furthermore I can connect to that server with: Emacs running on Linux (to be specific, Termux in Android) ...
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Using an advice to set default parameters in a interactive function

I'm not sure if this is possible or if there's a workaround for it, but I want M-x erc to set the password after I try to call it, but before I input the actual parameters. What I originally had in ...
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Can't set default servers in ERC layer

My user-config looks following: (defun dotspacemacs/user-config () (setq-default dotspacemacs-configuration-layers '((erc :variables erc-server-list '(("chat.freenode.net" :...
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how to get persistent ERC sessions?

I've a small problem with ERC, if I go away from keyboard for a while, it automatically disconnects the channels I've logged into and when I reopen emacs, it reconnects to the channels automatically. ...
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How to get notifications from Erc in macOS?

I just started using erc in emacs and I've built emacs with --with-dbus compile option. I enabled notifications (so that I can get a notifications when my erc nickname gets mentioned) module in Erc ...
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erc-mode : how to hide alerts when users join/leave a channel

I just began using erc-mode and I noticed that erc-mode alerts whenever people join or leave a channel. Is there a way I can somehow hide the alerts ?
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How to trigger function on particularly named buffer creation?

How does one trigger a function to run when a buffer of a particular name is created? My use case is connecting to freenode with ERC for Emacs related channels. I manually call a function to create a ...
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Peculiar Error triggered when calling ERC, org2blog from Windows, OS X

When I launch ERC or org2blog I get the following error: dbus-call-method: peculiar error: "Emacs not compiled with dbus support" I've been trying to run down this error for weeks. How do I find ...
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Elisp: How to exclude sensitive information from an init file? (ie login credentials)

I want to define a log in function in my init script, but I don't want to hardcode my login credentials. I think a good workaround is to have my init script read in my login credentials from a local ...
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Keep ERC buffers in the background on reconnect

I'm using ERC (with ZNC) as my IRC client. I'm joined to quite a few channels and when I run znc-all all my buffers are restored and the logs are replayed. This is all great. What I find very ...
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Emacs ZNC-ERC: How to make Customize save my preferences for all sessions

I am setting up my ERC client to connect to my ZNC IRC proxy server, and I am following this Emacs wiki. At the following step: ;; Configure M-x customize-group znc RET I am in the Emacs customize ...
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How can I use ERC with an IRC offered over SSL?

I'm trying to connect to Gitter's IRC servers to join the chat room vermiculus/stack-mode, but according to Gitter, they offer this service over SSL: _ _ _ _ _ ...
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How to block highlighting of certain nicks in ERC

Some people in IRC channels I frequent have elected to use extremely common words for their nicks, including "a" and "me". I use erc-hl-nicks, and was able to block those particular nicks from getting ...
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Why does ERC add ` to my nickname

Weirdly when I try to log onto freenode using ERC, a ` is added to my nickname, which results in the name not being found on the server. I get the following output in the Messages buffer - I have ...