Re: Getting Support on IRC

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Re: Getting Support on IRC

Postby proxima_centauri » Sun May 16, 2010 9:08 pm

Good topic ikey.

Furthermore, "How to use the IRC" is also available on the new community website.
It's essentially the same information covered here, with another few tidbits on pastebin and imagebin.

Yay for Linux Mint IRC channels :P

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Re: Getting Support on IRC

Postby Kaye » Thu May 20, 2010 12:32 pm

This thread is long overdue. Great job ikey :)
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Re: Getting Support on IRC

Postby simpleblue » Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:30 am

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) may be archaic but it still RULES! It's been a godsend for me!

ikey wrote:How do I get there?
If you are using Mint right now then you can just open X-Chat and it will automatically connect
to the channels. If you are using an alternative client you will need these details:

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Server: irc.spotchat.org
Port   : 6667 (SSL is 6697)


or simply type in the input window the text below:

/server irc.spotchat.org

and then type one of the following chat rooms to join:

/join #linuxmint
/join #linuxmint-help
/join #linuxmint-chat
/join #pimpmymint


Had to add that because when I was beginning I got confused where to enter the server and chat info. :wink:


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