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January 19th, 2009, 09:03 PM
Hi All,

How about another IRC meeting? To prevent too short of a notice time I propose Thursday; January 29, 2009; 7:30 pm EST.


1. Regular IRC (other protocols?) meeting time and dates.

2. Event Possibilities: Jaunty launch party, triage gatherings (I've just been reading about these), other ideas...

3. Progress report on logo, flyers.

4. Volunteer to take over the IRC channel: get the name w/in Loco guidelines, change links on various pages, promo tips for other users...

5. General chat...


January 28th, 2009, 04:03 PM
Whew, I didnt miss it. Checked today cause I thought it was going to be today.

Cool, hope to see you there

January 29th, 2009, 01:41 AM
This seems to be a very interesting Agenda to discuss. I will be there guys!

January 30th, 2009, 02:54 AM
um.. ok so I am very new but I so very eager to learn first I need to know how to reach the irc channel ok well more to the point how do I get it ... sigh okay pretend that I am from another planet called hooked on windows and spooned fed microsoft from birth ... now I would love to break myself from this and need serious help either here or email me please I would appreciate the walk through *hangs head* ^_^

January 30th, 2009, 06:05 PM
Well I will assume you had installed Ubuntu already.

Connecting to the IRC channel:
a) Go to Applications->Internet->XCHAT IRC
b) Then, Click on XCHAT->Network List
c) Choose your nickname (The Freenode server requires you to register the nick in order to connect to our channel..we will cover this later on)
d) From the networks menu list, choose: FREENODE and press EDIT
e) Make sure you change the port number to 8001 and Save.
f) Click "Connect" and you should be online.

If the connection is successful, you should expect to see something similar to this:

* Looking up irc.freenode.net
* Connecting to chat.freenode.net ( port 8001...
* Connected. Now logging in...
* *** Looking up your hostname...
* *** Checking ident
* *** Found your hostname
* *** No identd (auth) response
* Welcome to the freenode IRC Network ArepaKing

In order to join our channel you must type the following:

/join #ubuntu-northcarolina

Now, the following website will explain you how to register a nick and it will answer a lot of basic question.


Please feel free to ask if you get stuck.

Hope it helps,

January 30th, 2009, 06:55 PM
yes it does and thank you so very much eventually i'll get better at this