Saturday, 20 June 2015

How to Register a User Name on IRC/Freenode



I am using pidgin in this guide, but any irc client should be ok.


To install pidgin.
sudo apt-get install pidgin

Add Account
Accounts --> Manage Accounts --> Add

Join a Chat
Buddies - Join a Chat

Register account
/msg NickServ REGISTER password youremail@example.com



Check your email. Follow instructions. Done!