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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Internet Relay Chat

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a popular form and forum of communication for many Linux developers and users because it allows an interactive, real-time exchange of information and ideas. To use IRC, you must have an IRC client and the address of a network and server hosting the desired chat channel for your discussions.

You can use the irc.freenode.net IRC server, or one listed at www.freenode.net/ to chat with other Ubuntu users. Some current channels are as follows:

#Ubuntu—General chat about Ubuntu

#edubuntu—General chat about Edubuntu

#xubuntu—General chat about Xubuntu

#kubuntu—General chat about Kubuntu

For more channels to look at, head over to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InternetRelayChat for an exhaustive ...

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