IRC Beginners Guide

Please check out the following guide: IRC for Beginners

Clients

Our Channel

Server: irc.freenode.net
Port (SSL): 7000

How to connect to the b01lers channel on IRC



Matrix/riot

matrix is a new service that a few members have been using. it requires a little bit of setup listed here.

  • Create an account on https://riot.im
  • Click on the “start chat” button in the lower left, and paste in “@freenode_nickserv:matrix.org”
  • Click on the “start chat” button in the lower left, and paste in “@appservice-irc:matrix.org”
  • Choose your irc nickname
     !nick 
  • Open the chat with nickserv
  • If you already have an irc account and want to use the same username, authenticate with
    identify  
  • Otherwise, register with
    register  
  • Return to the @appservice-irc:matrix.org chat ank save your password
    !storepass 
  • Connect to the #b01lers channel by selecting the “room directory” button in the bottom left, selecting “freenode” from the dropdown menu and typing “#b01lers” into the search bar.