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IRC | A Quickie Noobie Guide

IRC and shiny chrome lamps with flexible necks; see the link? Internet Relay Chat, for all practical purposes, is just a big bunch of chat rooms. You’ll first need to connect to one of the many IRC servers; like Freenode (, after choosing a nickname to identify yourself. Then you’ll need to get the list of available chatrooms in that server, and then join!

Pretty simple; here’s a quick recipe on how to bake this cake on Pidgin:
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