If you are a terminal geek you will always want to do things using terminal ;). And when it comes to Atomic host, YES you will have to do stuffs using terminal.
If you don’t know about Atomic, you must visit http://www.projectatomic.io 🙂
This post will describe how to setup and use IRC client on Atomic host. This will be applicable for any Cloud host also.
Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for Unix/Linux systems. And the best part is we will not need to setup things manually because we have containers :).
Let’s Get Stared:
I am using Fedora Atomic host here. Get Fedora atomic host from here: https://getfedora.org/en/cloud/download/atomic.html
Make Sure you have Docker installed.
Copy the Dockerfile from here: https://github.com/trishnaguha/Fedora-Dockerfiles/blob/irssi/irssi/Dockerfile
docker build -t username/irssi .This will build image.
There after you just need to run the container 🙂
docker run -it username/irssi.
After you start the container you will see something like this:
Let’s join a channel
You will find the Irssi Commands here: Irssi Commands.