[Nitro] IRC connection problems

Fabian Buch fabian at fabian-buch.de
Thu Oct 26 04:01:28 EDT 2006

Am 25.10.2006 um 12:19 schrieb George Moschovitis:
> I am using xchat-gnome on Ubuntu Edgy, and most of the time I cannot
> connect to the IRC channel. Here is the  error message:
> Auto-away plugin 0.4 loaded (using GNOME screensaver)
> --- Looking up irc.freenode.net..
>  Connecting to chat.freenode.net ( port 6667..
>  Connected. Now logging in..
>  *** Looking up your hostname...
>  *** Checking ident
>  *** Couldn't look up your hostname
> The strange thing is that sometimes (perhaps once a day) I *do*
> connect after this message is displayed. I cannot connect with Gaim
> 2.0 either.
> Any ideass?

Just a shot into the blue: identd not running properly?


Even though I would've guessed Ubuntu sets up all that stuff  
properly. Never really used it myself, but wasn't it very user-friendly?


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