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ERC is an Emacs IRC client.

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How can I configure ERC to notify me when any message is sent from certain channels?

I am trying to configure ERC to give me a desktop notification when any message is sent in particular channels. I looked through the code of both erc-desktop-notifications.el and erc-notify.el and ...
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global-set-key hotkeys not updating after reevaluating .ercrc.el file

I am working on configuring ERC. As a starting point I'm copying portions of the sample configuration file. So my .ercrc.el file begins with something this (taken straight from that guide): (global-...
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How to check if erc is running

I want to write a function that does one thing if erc is running and starts erc (using command erc) if not. I tried to write it myself, but I couldn't find out how to check if erc is running. How can ...
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Close all ERC buffers

I look for command to close all ERC related buffers, I couldn't find anything build-in. Does anyone implemented function like that or know how this function should look like?
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ERC, opening query messages in the same frame

I use to have diferent frames for diferent tasks... I'd like to get new private message windows open in the same frame that the rest of the ERC stuff, not in the current focused frame. I'm searching ...
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How to disable ERC connection notifications?

My ERC irc client sends some very annoying messages that fill most of my screen, letting me know that I've connected. I'd like to turn these off. I've tried setting a couple of variables and ...
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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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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 ...
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