Linux Mint is Building a New Desktop Chat App

A new IRC client (but don’t call it an IRC client) is being developed by Linux Mint. The Ubuntu-based distro currently includes Hexchat in its default software set. IRC isn’t as trendy as Discord or Telegram but it is a free, open standard that no single entity controls, is relatively low-bandwidth, interoperable, and efficient. But as I reported in February: Hexchat is no more. Hexchat quitting the chat leaves —I, Read More