Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General
User Name
General This forum is for non-technical general discussion which can include both Linux and non-Linux topics. Have fun!


  Search this Thread
Old 01-23-2005, 11:12 AM   #1
LQ Guru
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: nottingham england
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 2,672

Rep: Reputation: 47
Recomend IRC servers and #rooms ??

Online forums are great, but sometime syou want a real time discussion,
i tried a few Yahoo chat rooms like Porgramming / Genral comuting / Operating systems / Hacker.

but found them to be full of script kiddies, asking questions like "How do you hack"
"how to you hack into a password proetected site" IDIOTS.

anyways.... the great thing about IRC, is that hopefully, most idiots dont use it too much.
or dont know how.

but i can never find a decent server / room with people actually responding.

can anyone surgest some good rooms for Linux in general / hardware / Programming / Software development ???

Old 01-23-2005, 11:16 AM   #2
LQ Guru
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,149

Rep: Reputation: 256Reputation: 256Reputation: 256 and #linuxhelp is always a good one
Old 01-23-2005, 07:06 PM   #3
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: GMT (-5)
Distribution: Mandrake 9.1
Posts: 288

Rep: Reputation: 31 #theshortbus
Old 01-24-2005, 04:24 PM   #4
Registered: Dec 2002
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 927

Rep: Reputation: 30
go to freenode - tons of very active rooms - #slackware, #debian, #gentoo, #freebsd, etc.... just run a search on "linux"

and yes, I agree - avoid any rooms associated with yahoo
Old 01-24-2005, 04:48 PM   #5
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Distribution: Gentoo / Slackware
Posts: 72

Rep: Reputation: 15


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can't connect to any irc servers - how to find why? jago25_98 Linux - Networking 1 10-03-2004 08:03 PM
Networking IRC servers coindood Linux - Networking 0 08-18-2004 09:24 AM
any open web irc servers dublinclontarf Linux - Networking 2 07-23-2004 09:16 AM
Favorite IRC servers UndiFineD Linux - Newbie 2 07-02-2004 07:29 PM
IRC Servers??? kane hart Linux - Newbie 1 10-19-2003 08:20 PM > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:29 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration