Terminal based, hassle free chat.
sudo npm install -g tchat
tchat - connects to the tchat server and creates a new randomly named room:
nick@dev:~$ tchat Connecting as makeusabrew Created new room: "rechargeable" => hello world!
tchat [room] - connects to the tchat server and joins the named room. Note
that the room must already exist; at present the only way to create a room is
to let the server randomly assign you one which can then be shared with other
nick@dev:~$ tchat rechargeable Connecting as makeusabrew Joined room: "rechargeable" =>
Once launched, CTRL+C exits.
The first time tchat is run it will prompt you for a username which will subsequently be
saved in a JSON configuration file at
nick@dev:~$ tchat Please enter a username (you only have to do this once): <= makeusabrew Username saved to /home/nick/.tchat You can edit this file to alter various preferences Connecting as makeusabrew
There will eventually be a public tchat server once the code has stabilised a bit. In practice,
the above commands will fail to connect unless you're running the server process yourself
./bin/tchat-server.coffee) on the same host as the client. You can override the
key by manually adding it in your JSON
~/.tchat config file for privately networked chat
rooms in the meantime.
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