Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client built on the KDE Platform

Konversation is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client. It is built on the KDE Platform.[3] It is free software released under the terms of the GNU General Public License.[4][5][6] It is the default IRC client in many Linux distributions, such as openSUSE,[7] the KDE spin of Fedora, and Kubuntu.

Developer(s)The Konversation Team
Stable release1.6.2 (4 August 2016; 7 years ago (2016-08-04)[1]) [±]
Written inC++ (Qt)
PlatformMicrosoft Windows,[2] Linux
TypeIRC client
LicenseGNU GPL version 2


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  2. "Getting Started/Build/Historic/KDE4 Windows - KDE TechBase". techbase.kde.org.
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  4. "Konversation". 10 of the Best Free Linux IRC Clients. LinuxLinks. 13 September 2009. Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 13 October 2009.
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  6. "About KDE Extragear". KDE Extragear. Retrieved 13 October 2009.
  7. Teufel, Stefanie (2007). Jetzt lerne ich openSUSE 10.3. Pearson Deutschland GmbH. ISBN 9783827242464. Retrieved 5 August 2011.