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TapChat: Modern IRC Client/Bouncer

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TapChat: Modern IRC Client

Stay connected with your favorite channels without draining your phone's battery. Scroll back to catch up on what you've missed, and receive push notifications1 when someone mentions or messages you.


Install into user directory

$ npm install
$ ./bin/tapchat start

Install system-wide

$ sudo npm install -g
$ tapchat start

Access the web interface by visiting

. Note that only secure HTTPS is supported. Select the option to save the automatically-generated certificate into your browser after verifying the fingerprint matches.

If you have any problems, you can start tapchat in debug mode:

$ tapchat start -fv



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Copyright (C) 2014 Eric Butler

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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