Gajim Biboumi IRC bridge

You can use Gajim to chat on IRC using the Biboumi bridge provided by IRCNow servers.

  1. In the menu bar, click on Gajim -> Start/Join Chat:
  2. In the search bar, type in the channel in this format: You will want to replace #channel with your IRC channel, with the IRC server you want to connect to, and with the bridge. In our example, the bridge has the hostname Next, click Join Group Chat:
  3. At the bottom right corner, clck on the username. Pick a username that is not already taken by another IRC nick. (If the nick has already been taken on IRC, you will be unable to connect). Then, click the checkbox and click Join:
  4. You are now connected!