Messaging & Chat

Using WeeChat for Internet Relay Chat

Use WeeChat and GNU Screen to create and maintain connections to IRC networks

Installing ZNC from Source on Debian

Using the ZNC bouncer to retain an IRC connection.

Advanced Irssi Usage

Advanced tips and tricks for using the Irssi IRC client.

Instant Messaging Services with ejabberd on CentOS 5

Getting started with ejabberd, an instant messaging server written in Erlang/OTP on CentOS 5.

Instant Messaging Services with Openfire on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)

Getting started with Openfire, an open source instant messaging server built on the XMPP/Jabber protocol for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin).

Using Irssi for Internet Relay Chat

Use IRC and GNU Screen to maintain persistent connections to IRC networks.

Instant Messaging Services with ejabberd on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

Getting started with ejabberd, an instant messaging server written in Erlang/OTP on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).

Installing Prosody XMPP Server on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

Installation and basic usage guide for Prosody, a lightweight XMPP server on Ubuntu 12.04 (Lucid).

Instant Messaging Services with Openfire on CentOS 5

Getting started with Openfire on CentOS 5, an open source instant messaging server built on the XMPP/Jabber protocol.