#446 closed defect (invalid)

i can't open bitlbee!!!

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: BitlBee Version: 1.2.1
Keywords: Cc:
IRC client+version: Client-independent Operating System: Linux
OS version/distro:


i'm using ubuntu 8.04 (hardy) after installing bitlbee from the terminal using that code: sudo apt-get install bitlbee it says that the program installed successfully but when i try to run the program it said that:

Warning: Unable to read configuration file `/etc/bitlbee/bitlbee.conf'.
:localhost.localdomain NOTICE AUTH :BitlBee-IRCd initialized, please go on
ERROR :Warning: Permission problem: Can't read/write from/to `/var/lib/bitlbee/'.
ERROR :Closing link: Ping Timeout: 180 seconds

any help?????!!!!!

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comment:1 Changed at 2008-08-22T07:55:43Z by wilmer

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

BitlBee is automaticallly started when you install the package.

comment:2 Changed at 2010-08-19T18:28:59Z by anonymous

Open irssi in the terminal, then type; /connect

This launches bitlbee in the irssi terminal.

Note: irssi must be installed first for this to work, but this can be done through the terminal in the usual way.

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