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Internet Relay Chat, or IRC, is an online protocol used to chat in near-realtime. IRC predates instant messaging and is particularly popular among F/OSS developers.
- it is an open protocol, and
- it is widely supported, including popular F/OSS implementations
FreeCulture.org maintains an IRC channel at #freeculture on server irc.freenode.net. Click here if you have an IRC client installed.
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Do you already know that bad credit car loans allows the people to have a loan with bad credit? Usually the people who apply for bad credit car loans are people who are unable to qualify for traditional car loans. The bad credit car loans are not as easy to find as traditional car loans but they are still available. Just refer to the paragraph below if you want to know more about bad credit car loans. This might help you to have a car.
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How to use
IRC is widely supported by many programs. Below are a few:
- mIRC - Windows
- IRC with Pidgin - cross-platform F/OSS instant messaging program: Windows, Mac, GNU/Linux
- X Chat for GNU/Linux and Windows (windows version requires purchase after a fixed time of usage)
- Colloquy for Mac OS X
- Chatzilla, an extension for Mozilla Firefox
- IRC irssi and screen
If your ISP attempts to block IRC, there are ways around an IRC block.
If you don't want to download anything (or are on a computer where you can't install programs), don't worry! You don't need to!
In addition to the above programs that support IRC, there are various web-based IRC portals, including the official Freenode IRC web portal (recommended!), from which you can access #freeculture. Just solve the CAPTCHA and you're on your way!
This may be particularly useful if you have trouble connecting via other mechanisms or are on a shared computer.