[Nitro] IRC connection problems

George Moschovitis george.moschovitis at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 07:27:08 EDT 2006


i installed gidentd, still doesnt work...
very strange, btw wtf is identd?

any other unix-guru has any idea?

-g.

On 10/26/06, Fabian Buch <fabian at fabian-buch.de> wrote:
>
> 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 (82.96.64.4) 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?
>
> http://www.ircnet.com/forum/viewtopic.php?
> t=332&sid=afa315bfa0dd5f49facdca52d1695a28
>
> 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?
>
> Fabian
>
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