MacIrssi is OSX version of the popular terminal based IRC client with a simple GUI. Here's how to get started using Grove with MacIrssi.

  1. Connect to your organization's IRC server

    Open MacIrssi and enter the following command with your organization's information:

    /connect <orgname> 6667 <orgname> <username>

    To use SSL secured connection, use:

    /connect -SSL <orgname> 6697 <orgname> <username>

  2. Identify with NickServ

    After connecting to the server, enter the following command to identify yourself with NickServ:

    /msg NickServ identify <password>

  3. Join channels

    Once you have successfully connected and authenticated, MacIrssi will join all your channels automatically.