IRC Quick Start

Want to get into IRC quick? When you've located and installed your IRC client software, jump right in by following these steps:

  1. Click on the Setup button and enter your Real Name, E-mail Address and choose a Nickname.
  2. Select an IRC Server and enter Port Number 6667.
  3. Click the Connect Button to connect to the IRC server.
  4. Click the Channel List button and select a channel.
  5. Type into the Chat window and you're chatting!
Note:  Because of the various IRC clients software that is available, you may have to slightly adapt the following information and steps presented here for the specific IRC client software that you're using.  Once you're online and ready to chat, certain concepts apply regardless of which IRC software you download, install and use.

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