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Friendly IRC Client Source


Easily connect and chat on any IRC server.

Features include:

  • Store your server connections and joined channels between sessions
  • Connect to servers securely with SSL support
  • Favorite channels for quick and easy access
  • Pick up where you left off with automatic server reconnection
  • Optionally disable remembered connections for increased privacy



The main screens work perfectly, but settings work better with scale-to-fit (although they can be somewhat usable without).

Project links: Links to (pages with) screenshots: Screenshots


Mobile Fit: 4

Almost perfect, works fine with tweaks for scaling, like scale-to-fit com.github.avojak.iridium on on Phosh

Project status: mature

This project has been in development for a long time and is usually well beyond its 1.0 release. It should work fine.


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Packaging status

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Install as flatpak: https://appcenter.elementary.io/com.github.avojak.iridium/

Build and install your own flatpak: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/avojak/iridium/master/com.github.avojak.iridium.yml

If you're lucky*, you can install this app by just hitting this button:


* You need to have an appstream:// handler, e.g., GNOME Software or KDE Discover, installed and the app needs to be available in a configured software repository, more details.

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Licensing and technical details

License: GPL-3.0-or-later Metadata: CC0-1.0

Frameworks: GTK3 libhandy granite

Programming languages: Vala

Build system: meson

AppStream Metadata URL: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/avojak/iridium/master/data/com.github.avojak.iridium.appdata.xml.in.in