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+BitlBee is an IRC instant messaging gateway licensed under the terms of the
+GPL. It communicates with the end user via the IRC protocol whilst interacting
+with popular chat networks such as AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo, and Jabber. The user's
+buddies appear as normal IRC users in a channel, and conversations use the
+private message facility of IRC.
+
+After the installation, you need to modify your /etc/inetd.conf so bitlbee wil
+be started when /etc/rc.d/rc.inetd is called on bootup. Add the line below to
+your /etc/inetd.conf file:
+ 6667 stream tcp nowait nobody /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/sbin/bitlbee
+
+Restart inetd (/etc/rc.d/rc.inetd restart). All that is left to do now is
+connect your irc client to the localhost.
+
+NOTE: The default "bot"/bitlbee daemon is called 'root'. This is not the root
+user on your system. You can easily change it. Register and identify yourself
+first, and then:
+
+ rename root BitlBot
+ (or whatever you want)