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Telegram IRC

Project description

TeleIRC - IRC<->telegram gateway

Not my best proyect name, I know.

Warning

This is a 3h project. I actually invested 3h in writting it all (except this readme, of course). It works, but it’ll probably lack things you want

This project is a telegram to irc gateway (and vice-versa) similar bitlbee + libpurple + telegram-purple setup.

After a few hours trying to make bitlbee + telegram-libpurple to work on my rpi3, I decided that writing my own would probably be easier (and it actually was).

Currently, you need to have telegram-cli installed, and the user authenticated. Only one user per system user is allowed at a time, and probably port collision will happen if you do it on multiple users (irc port is hardcoded, as well as default port for telegram-cli in pytg).

Usage

Usage is pretty simple:

  • Install telegram_cli
  • Run telegram_cli and authenticate your user
  • Run teleirc
  • Connect your irc server to localhost:6666 and join #telegram channel

Now, you’ll see some users have a # before their names on the #telegram channel. That’s so you can use autocomplete on /join to not miss the channels name, but they’re not actually users and talking to them directly from the #telegram channel will probably work not-so-fine.

Also, I’d recommend not using #telegram channel at all except for the userlist, as user responses will always go on private queries…

Apart from that, joining, querying and receiving messages work as usual on IRC

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