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<!--<span style="color: red">'''The previous IRC network is down for unknown reason those days!!!'''</span><BR>
 
<!--<span style="color: red">'''The previous IRC network is down for unknown reason those days!!!'''</span><BR>
 
Not long ago the server we used went down for unknown reason. Its domain (http://flightbase.de, the one '''irc.flightgear.org''' points to!) is for sale and therefore the guess is, that it will not come online again soon, if ever.<BR>
 
Not long ago the server we used went down for unknown reason. Its domain (http://flightbase.de, the one '''irc.flightgear.org''' points to!) is for sale and therefore the guess is, that it will not come online again soon, if ever.<BR>
Atm we are using the backup network '''chat.freenode.net:6665'''. If you have problems connection to it try one of the listed on http://freenode.net/irc_servers.shtml.
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ATM we are using mpserver12.flightgear.org
  
 
The channels we are running:
 
The channels we are running:
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The '''FlightGear IRC''' (Internet Relay Chat) '''channel''' is a chat room related to everything about [[FlightGear]]. It's mostly used by developers, but it is also a good place to ask for help if you are having a question.  
 
The '''FlightGear IRC''' (Internet Relay Chat) '''channel''' is a chat room related to everything about [[FlightGear]]. It's mostly used by developers, but it is also a good place to ask for help if you are having a question.  
  
 
To enter the IRC, you need an IRC client installed on your computer. For users of Mozilla browsers (like Firefox), the plugin [https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/16 ChatZilla] is surely a good option. You can also use [http://www.xchat.org/ XChat] (Linux and Windows), [http://www.pidgin.im/ Pidgin], [http://colloquy.info/ Colloquy] (for Mac), [http://www.mirc.com/ mIRC] or any other client.
 
To enter the IRC, you need an IRC client installed on your computer. For users of Mozilla browsers (like Firefox), the plugin [https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/16 ChatZilla] is surely a good option. You can also use [http://www.xchat.org/ XChat] (Linux and Windows), [http://www.pidgin.im/ Pidgin], [http://colloquy.info/ Colloquy] (for Mac), [http://www.mirc.com/ mIRC] or any other client.
  
===Official host===
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==Official host==
Unless the server is down (in which occassion you should try one of the backups), the main discussion takes place in the "main channel" of this official host: '''irc.flightgear.org'''.  
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| Being used now.
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The IRC chat has several channels, some of which are listed below.
 
The IRC chat has several channels, some of which are listed below.
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===Other hosts===
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==Other hosts==
 
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| uk1.connectedserver.com  
 
| uk1.connectedserver.com  
 
| #FlyingClub
 
| #FlyingClub
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===Backups hosts===
 
When the official/main host is down, for whatever reason, discussion moves to the backup hosts. If you have problems connecting to irc.flightgear.org, it is worth it to try connecting to the backups.
 
 
These hosts have the same channels as the main host, with the exception of a few quiet channels.
 
 
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! style="background:#efefef; text-align: center" width="200px" | Host
 
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| irc.freenode.net  
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| irc.freenode.net #flightgear
| Emergency backup.
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| Only for emergencies.
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==How to get in there with ChatZilla==
 
==How to get in there with ChatZilla==
 
[[Image:IRC-ChatZilla.jpg|thumb|ChatZilla Client area]]
 
[[Image:IRC-ChatZilla.jpg|thumb|ChatZilla Client area]]
When using ChatZilla, go to your Mozilla/Firefox browser and enter [irc://irc.flightgear.org irc://irc.flightgear.org]. When ChatZilla has connected to the host, click "IRC" and "Join channel...". Pick the preferred channel.
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When using ChatZilla, go to your Mozilla/Firefox browser and enter [irc://mpserver12.flightgear.org irc://mpserver12.flightgear.org]. When ChatZilla has connected to the host, click "IRC" and "Join channel...". Pick the preferred channel.
  
To get directly to the main channel with ChatZilla, you can also enter [irc://irc.flightgear.org/flightgear irc://irc.flightgear.org/flightgear] in your browser.
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To get directly to the main channel with ChatZilla, you can also enter [irc://mpserver12.flightgear.org/flightgear irc://mpserver12.flightgear.org/flightgear] in your browser.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://t0x.in/irccommands.html General IRC commands]
 
* [http://t0x.in/irccommands.html General IRC commands]

Revision as of 00:00, 1 July 2010


The FlightGear IRC (Internet Relay Chat) channel is a chat room related to everything about FlightGear. It's mostly used by developers, but it is also a good place to ask for help if you are having a question.

To enter the IRC, you need an IRC client installed on your computer. For users of Mozilla browsers (like Firefox), the plugin ChatZilla is surely a good option. You can also use XChat (Linux and Windows), Pidgin, Colloquy (for Mac), mIRC or any other client.

Official host

Host Comments
mpserver12.flightgear.org Being used now.


The IRC chat has several channels, some of which are listed below.

channel
Main channel #flightgear
Blender #flightgear-blender
Flight School #fg_school
IFR Navigation Squawk #airliners
Off topic chat #fg_cantene
Wiki #wiki
Forum #flightgear-forum

Other hosts

Host Channels
Flight Gear Flying Club uk1.connectedserver.com #FlyingClub
irc.freenode.net #flightgear Only for emergencies.

How to get in there with ChatZilla

ChatZilla Client area

When using ChatZilla, go to your Mozilla/Firefox browser and enter irc://mpserver12.flightgear.org. When ChatZilla has connected to the host, click "IRC" and "Join channel...". Pick the preferred channel.

To get directly to the main channel with ChatZilla, you can also enter irc://mpserver12.flightgear.org/flightgear in your browser.

External links