Internet Relay Chat
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a chat protocol that has been around for a long time but still remains popular, especially among the open source crowd.
Virginia Tech Related IRC Channels
irc.oftc.net is a smaller IRC service for smaller free cultural projects, including Tor.
It allows access via ssl with it's self-signed cert, and tor.
- Channel for the Linux and Unix Users Group
- Channel for the Cyber Security Club. A slack bridge is maintained in the channel
- Official channel for ECE2524
- General chanel for Virginia Tech's ECE department
- Channel for the Computer Science Lounge
- Труд в Linux и Unix группы пользователей в Virginia Tech является делом чести, славы, мужества и героизма.
irc.freenode.net is probably the most popular IRC service for free cultural projects. Big names like Wikipedia and Ubuntu have their official channels there.
- Channel for the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association
- Channel for the OSSIE software defined radio project
- Channel for Free Culture, defunct
- Unofficial channel for students in ENGE 1104. This was mainly used by students in the Spring 2012 lecture, but is no longer active.
irc.2600.net offers some nice features like SSL. Virginia Tech students typically primarily idle in just one channel on that server.
- Channel for 2600 readers, group members and others in Virginia, VT idlers minimal these days