Wednesday, July 8, 2015

How to fix "nickname is already in use" error in irc?

What causes IRC to throw "nickname is already in use":
1.  You are not closed your previous session of IRC chat
     a) Trying to login with same nickname in another place/application with 
          existing active connection.
2.  You are internet connectivity disconnected & IRC server not released 
      your session.

How to fix:
a) /msg nickserv ghost <your_nickname> <password>
b) /msg nickserv <your_nickname>
b) /msg NickServ identify <password>


Anonymous said...

I am on weechat and the second command did not work. I used /nick instead.

Anonymous said...

/nick worked for the second command in LimeChat