IRC clients are computer programs that a user can install on their system.These clients communicate with chat servers to transfer messages to other clients.At this time Jarkko realized that the rest of the BBS features probably wouldn't fit in his program.By Phyber BX, Apatrix, and Jolo Original version at please do not mirror or distribute. The IRC Connection Problems Guide covers the most common problems, with emphasis on EFnet.This site highlights just some of the over 800 independent IRC networks out there, each with its own channels and people. If you already know the name of the network and you're just looking for servers within that network, see our comprehensive list of servers such as for [EFnet](/networks/efnet/servers.html), [Undernet]( [IRCnet](servers/ircnet.html), [DALnet](networks/dalnet/), and several dozen [others](servers/index.html). to EFnet, see our [IRC Connection Problems Guide](/networks/connectprob.html). If you’re just looking for the network’s home page or server list, the following multi-network sites might help too.We do not seek to be comprehensive, that would be overwhelming for us to maintain and for you to read through. Multi-network IRC server/channel lists There are several sites which provide huge lists of servers or channels that you can search, including Search and Also added are an explanation for What PG Means on our network and Moderation Guidelines.
Comments and critiques are based on our personal views and are not necessarily shared or condoned by the maintainers and owners of this site..action_button.action_button:active.action_button:hover.action_button:focus,.action_button:hover.action_button:focus .count,.action_button:hover .count.action_button:focus .count:before,.action_button:hover .count:before.u-margin-left--sm.u-flex.u-flex-auto.u-flex-none.bullet. Error Banner.fade_out.modal_overlay.modal_overlay .modal_wrapper.modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px)@media(max-width:630px).modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:hover:before. They had got an IRC network running (they had got the program from one of Jarkko's friends, Vijay Subramaniam -- the first non-finnish person to use IRC) and wanted to connect to the finnish network.
IRC then grew larger and got used on the entire Finnish national network - Funet - and then connected to Nordunet, the Scandinavian branch of the Internet.I find collecting historical facts about internet events really hard. IRC was born during summer 1988 when Jarkko "Wi Z" Oikarinen wrote the first IRC client and server at the University of Oulu, Finland (where he was working at the Department of Information Processing Science).