HexChat Quick Start for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca
You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install/Upgrade and Getting-Started with the Latest HexChat IRC Client Release on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca GNU/Linux Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce Desktop.
The Latest HexChat installation is Ported on Ubuntu Based OS by the Work of the GetDeb Project Developers.
HexChat is a graphical IRC client with a GTK+ GUI. Features include Python (2 and 3) and Perl scripting support, a plugin API, multiple server/channel windows, spell checking, multiple authentication methods including SASL, and customizable notifications.
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download GetDeb Repos Package Installer for Linux MintGetDeb .deb Package
Installing GetDeb Repos on Linux Mint.
sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repo*.deb
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Refreshing Linux Mint Repositories.
sudo apt-get update
Click on Link to Install HexChat by GetDeb Package InstallerHexChat Installation on Linux Mint