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Freenode

Freenode is an IRC network run by Peer-Directed Projects Center http://freenode.net/pdpc.shtml it is currently the “official” home of #emacs and a few related channels (as well as many others, but those are the ones we’re conerned about here)

Services

IRC usually has related services which handle things like registering as an identified user, managing channel access, listing channels and so forth.

The freenode services are:

nickserv

REGISTER

You must then respond the email you receive within 24 hours to confirm your registration


IDENTIFY

To identify with your normal nick, after connecting with it:

To identify with after logging in with an unregistered nick:


GROUP

To register an alternate nickname with your main account, either:

Then:

Your secondary nickname now shares account details and a password with the main one.


SET

Set a flag or switch on your account, see

SET PROPERTY

Store some arbitrary info about your account:

As far as I can tell, property names don’t have any specific meaning attached, so you can set what you like.


GHOST

Disconnect old (dead) sessions of yours that haven’t gone away:

or, if you are already logged in and identified with an alternate nick:


chanserv

OP

Add or remove a users current ops privileges:


INFO


ACCESS

Who has ops (if you need an op)?


alis

List channels according to a * pattern (*emacs, *ema* etc)

LIST