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# Invite @oftc-irc:matrix.org to the new chat
 
# Invite @oftc-irc:matrix.org to the new chat
 
# Say !nick <yournick>  
 
# Say !nick <yournick>  
# A request for new chat with NickServ will pop up (if not invite @_oftc_NickServ:matrix.org). Accept it and identify yourself with your OFTC password (identify <password>)
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# A request for new chat with NickServ will pop up (if not invite @_oftc_NickServ:matrix.org). Accept it.
# Send "REGISTER <password> <email>"
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# Send "REGISTER <password> <email>" to register your nickname.
 
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# "identify <password>" can be used to authenticate (in case the bridge reconnects)
This works for nicks that are known to matrix.org, i.e. if the nick has never joined an IRC channel that was bridged to matrix it won't work.
 

Revision as of 23:58, 31 October 2018

This is a list of FOSS communities in India who has a presence on IRC

Name Channel Server(s)
FOSS Community India #fsci irc.freenode.net, irc.wikicities.com
GNU India #gnu-india irc.freenode.net
Linux India ##linux-india irc.freenode.net
Hackers India #hackers-india irc.freenode.net
Indlinux #indlinux irc.freenode.net
Debian India #debian-in,#debianindia irc.freenode.net
KDE India #kde-in irc.freenode.net
GNU aka GNU/Hurd India #hurd.in irc.freenode.net
Linuxchix #indichix irc.linuxchix.org
SMC Project #smc-project irc.freenode.net
ILUG Cochin #ilugkochi irc.freenode.net
Hackerdom Thrissur #hackerdom irc.freenode.net
GNU/Linux Lovers #gnulinuxlovers irc.freenode.net
FOSSCell, NITC #FOSSCell irc.freenode.net

How to use matrix as an IRC client to join #fsci

  • See this guide for freenode specific instructions
  1. On Matrix, open a new chat (with Riot app this is the "+" sign on the bottom right)
  2. Invite @oftc-irc:matrix.org to the new chat
  3. Say !nick <yournick>
  4. A request for new chat with NickServ will pop up (if not invite @_oftc_NickServ:matrix.org). Accept it.
  5. Send "REGISTER <password> <email>" to register your nickname.
  6. "identify <password>" can be used to authenticate (in case the bridge reconnects)