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Last Update:

21 Jul 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Szymon Stefanek


kvirc irc chat


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4.2.0 | Updated: 21 Jul 2018



Downloads of v 4.2.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Szymon Stefanek


kvirc irc chat

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KVIrc 4.2.0

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To install KVIrc, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade KVIrc, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall KVIrc, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade kvirc -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade kvirc -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure kvirc installed
    name: kvirc
    state: present
    version: 4.2.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'kvirc' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.2.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: kvirc,
    Version: 4.2.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller kvirc
   Name     = 'kvirc'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.2.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'kvirc':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.2.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install kvirc version="4.2.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 21 Jul 2018.


KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on the excellent Qt GUI toolkit. KVirc is being written by Szymon Stefanek and the KVIrc Development Team with the contribution of many IRC addicted developers around the world.


  • User interface

    • Full GUI Based configuration
    • Floatable windows
    • Built-in help browser
    • Themes support (all configurable by GUI or scripting)
    • Pseudo-transparency support (up to the desktop on KDE)
    • Drag & Drop toolbar editing
    • Activity Notifier Pop-Up
    • Status bar with Applet support
    • Unread text mark
    • 14 Languages Translations
  • Network

    • Proxy support (SOCKSv4, SOCKSv5, HTTP)
    • Full IPv6 support (also for DCC transfers)
    • SSL support (also over IPv6)
    • Micryption support
  • Core

    • Modular architecture: unfrequently used features reside in external modules and are loaded only when necessary
    • Extensibility: a huge API for writing extension modules
    • UNICODE support
  • IRC

    • Multi-server connection
    • Notify lists (yes, WATCH is supported)
    • Ignore lists
    • Registered users database
    • Lag meter
    • Configurable logging
    • Standard DCC CHAT and SEND (with resume) support
    • Extended DCC types: VOICE, RSEND, GET, RECV
    • DCC CHAT over SSL
    • DCC bandwidth limit (ability to set it "on the fly")
  • Scripting

    • Built-in scripting language interpreter
      • scalars, arrays and hashes...
      • aliases
      • popups
      • events
      • scriptable toolbars
      • Perl support
      • Ability to translate scripts (by the means of the tr() function)
    • Objects support in scripting language: yes, now you can do OOP


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'KVIrc*'
  checksum      = '44d862cf06495faa8b70ec916542a083d161b219fb0606b4c72f7cc2c7fcef83'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
  silentArgs   = '/S'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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