Configuring SASL for HexChat
These instructions were originally contributed by BlueShark. Thanks!
HexChat is a fork of XChat with in-built SASL support. It doesn’t require any additional scripts for that purpose. The setup procedure is simple.
Please note that at the time of writing, HexChat supports a maximum password length of 85 characters.
- Open the Network List (Ctrl + S)
- If the Libera.Chat network exists in the list, then click on Edit and skip ahead to step 5
- If it does not yet exist in the list, click Add and type Libera.Chat, then hit enter and click on Edit
- Replace the string
- In the
User namefield, enter your primary nick
SASL (username + password)for the
- In the
Passwordfield, enter your NickServ password
If you are unable to edit the
User name field, the change can be made in the
User Information section on the Network List window.
If everything was configured correctly, you should see a
SASL authentication successful message when you connect. You will already be
identified to NickServ, so you don’t need to do this again.
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