I am looking for an IRC bouncer that can monitor multiple groups and then a compatible chat client for it.
The bouncer will run on a Linux (RHEL 6) server 24x7 for monitoring, but I would like to be able to fully control it via a Windows (7 x64) machine that will turn on/off after the initial setup.
I hope to find a FLOSS solution to this.
I have looked at this related question already, but the solution there no longer works (link rot) plus I imagine that in the 4 years since then there are better / other options.
Also somewhat unrelated is this question, as I already have an available 24x7 server - that question seems to be asking if there is any way around that limitation or via a non-standard IRC network, and is asking for a Mac OS solution (I am looking for a Windows one).