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Old 04-10-2013, 05:37 PM   #1
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Establishing an IRC server

I am planning to set up an IRC server so that some friends and I can chat without my having to resort to joining Facebook. The server will be running Debian Stable, that much is sure, but I don't have much of a plan beyond that. Any thoughts and/or advice would be very much appreciated.
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Pick whatever ircd program is available in your distro. Run it as a user with no access to write files. Ensure access requires a password. Any other details should be in the documentation.


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