Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Using IRC - Internet Relay Chat

IRC stands for ' internet relay chat '

Which is useful if you need to chat within a group over the internet. You could use SSH and command line to do this or there are many clients that will give you an easier viewing experience.

It was recommended to me that I should use something like . However on checking this one is only free for a limited period.
Checking on wiki will get you a comprehensive list of IRC clients - check here

As I use firefox for my Internet Browser I opted for ChatZilla and this one seems pretty easy to use.

To start a session with a group it's as easy as



the enter:

/join #thegroupnameyouarejoining

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