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$ ssh taurine.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
 
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2. In irssi, connect to the freenode network and join our channel.
 
2. In irssi, connect to the freenode network and join our channel.
   
/connect irc.freenode.net
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/connect chat.freenode.net
 
/join #csc
 
/join #csc
   
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5. Return to your screen session. You will have remained connected to the channel.
 
5. Return to your screen session. You will have remained connected to the channel.
   
$ ssh taurine.csclub.uwaterloo.ca -t "screen -r"
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$ ssh taurine.csclub.uwaterloo.ca -t "screen -Urd"

Revision as of 10:03, 31 October 2014

1. Open up an IRC client, i.e. irssi. Launch irssi in a screen session, which you can return to later.

 $ ssh taurine.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
 $ screen -U irssi

2. In irssi, connect to the freenode network and join our channel.

 /connect chat.freenode.net
 /join #csc

3. Please set your nickname to your Quest ID so we know who you are.

 /nick $YOUR_QUEST_ID

You can register your nickname on the freenode network by messaging NickServ.

 /msg NickServ REGISTER password email 

4. Close your screen session, which you can return to later.

 CTRL-A CTRL-D

5. Return to your screen session. You will have remained connected to the channel.

 $ ssh taurine.csclub.uwaterloo.ca -t "screen -Urd"