Konversation is an IRC client which gives you speedy access to Freenode network's channels, where you will find support for most distributions. Its defaults are such that it needs no configuration other than telling it the name of your distribution channel, to get started.
Standard IRC features
SSL server support
Easy to use graphical user interface
Multiple servers and channels in one single window
Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install konversation
Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.
Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.
Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), Linux Mint 19 (Tara), Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) and the latest release, Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu.
On Linux Mint 20, /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref needs to be removed before Snap can be installed. This can be accomplished from the command line: