Main Page

From freenode wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

¸¸♬·¯·♪·¯·♫¸¸ Welcome To freenode ¸¸♫·¯·♪¸♩·¯·♬¸¸

Maintainers: f

Welcome to the freenode Wiki! This collaborative platform is dedicated to providing a wealth of information on various topics related to freenode, an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network supporting discussions on open source and free software projects. Here, users like you can find valuable resources, guides, and documentation to enhance your experience on freenode. Thank you for visiting, and we hope you find the information here useful!

Getting Started

Freenode is an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network that serves as a hub for open source and free software communities. To get started on Freenode, you'll need an IRC client, such as HexChat, mIRC, or IRCCloud. Once you have your client set up, connect to the Freenode network and choose a nickname (usually with the command /nick yournickname). Join channels related to your interests or projects by using the command /join #channelname. Remember to follow the network's guidelines and etiquette to have a positive experience interacting with others.


Resources and Tools


Network News

Freenode has launched an exciting new feature: Freenode Radio! Tune in to #freenode-radio to enjoy a variety of music and shows while chatting with the Freenode community. Whether you're looking for background music while you work or want to discover new tunes, Freenode Radio has something for everyone. Join the channel and start listening today!

Help and Support

This is the section you will find the FAQs or troubleshooting guides or any helpful information.


1. What is Freenode? Freenode is an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network used for discussing peer-directed projects and collaboration between individuals and communities interested in free and open-source software (FOSS) and related topics.

2. How do I connect to Freenode? You can connect to Freenode using an IRC client. Set your client to connect to on port 6667 (or port 6697 for SSL/TLS connections). You can also use Freenode's webchat service available at

3. Do I need to register my nickname on Freenode? While registration is not mandatory, it is recommended. Registering your nickname helps protect it from being used by others and allows you to access additional services such as joining channels that require registered nicknames.

4. How do I register my nickname on Freenode? To register your nickname, use the command /msg NickServ REGISTER password email, replacing password with your desired password and email with your email address. Follow the instructions sent to your email to complete the registration.

5. What are channels on Freenode? Channels on Freenode are chat rooms dedicated to specific topics or communities. Users can join channels to participate in discussions and interact with others who share similar interests.

6. How do I join a channel on Freenode? To join a channel, use the command /join #channel-name, replacing #channel-name with the name of the channel you want to join. For example, /join #freenode.

7. Are there any guidelines or rules for using Freenode? Yes, Freenode has a set of guidelines called the Freenode Charter, which outlines the expectations for behavior and interactions on the network. It is important to familiarize yourself with these guidelines to ensure a positive experience for yourself and others.

8. How can I get help or support on Freenode? If you need help or have questions about using Freenode, you can join the #freenode channel and ask for assistance. There are also several other channels dedicated to providing support for specific topics or services on Freenode.

Community Corner

The FreeNode Community Guidelines are designed to ensure a respectful and welcoming environment for all users.

freenode User Corner

Community Spotlight

This section will be dedicated to a community that is active on freenode. Could be changed weekly or monthly.

Gaming Corner

Gaming Corner on Freenode is a vibrant community hub where gamers gather to explore new and exciting games. Our corner features a modern take on classics like Duckhunt, offering an enhanced and immersive experience that keeps players engaged and entertained.

Additionally, we host exciting trivia games that test your knowledge and offer a fun way to compete with fellow gamers. If you have a game channel that you'd like to see featured on our corner, please reach out to either F or End3r to get your channel added to our wiki. Join us at Gaming Corner on Freenode and dive into a world of endless gaming possibilities!

Finding staff

Contact Information

- Name: Foxy
- Email:

Notice: We reserve the right to deny access to the network at any time and for any reason. Whenever possible, a reason will be provided to you, however, we are under no obligation to do so.