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* Easiest, might be this web browser-based service provided by Element through [https://matrix.to/#/#sugar:matrix.org chat on #sugar:matrix.org now].
 
* Easiest, might be this web browser-based service provided by Element through [https://matrix.to/#/#sugar:matrix.org chat on #sugar:matrix.org now].
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IRC is mainly designed for group communication in discussion 'channels', but allows for personal chat and data transfer as well.
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Matrix is designed for group communication in discussion 'channels', but allows for personal chat and data transfer as well.
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All Matrix channels at Sugar Labs are bridged to their respective IRC channels using [https://github.com/matrix-org/matrix-appservice-irc/ matrix-appservice-irc]. This bot bridges the IRC channels to Matrix and vice-versa. For your messages to be visible on the IRC side, please follow '''How to use Matrix channel''' section
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The Sugar Labs Community uses a series of ''channels'' in the '''<tt>matrix.org</tt>''' network.
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The Sugar Labs Community uses a series of ''rooms'' in the '''<tt>matrix.org</tt>''' network.
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* In a traditional Matrix client, you join a channel with the /join command, for example, enter <code>/join #sugar:matrix.org</code> in the input box.
 
* In a traditional Matrix client, you join a channel with the /join command, for example, enter <code>/join #sugar:matrix.org</code> in the input box.
 
* Connect to one of the above channels, and say hello. You will see a list of the handles (on-line names) of the people in the channel, and the conversation will appear in a scrolling window. Type your message in the command entry area, and press return.
 
* Connect to one of the above channels, and say hello. You will see a list of the handles (on-line names) of the people in the channel, and the conversation will appear in a scrolling window. Type your message in the command entry area, and press return.
are [[OLPC:User:Srevin03/meeting | here]].
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* Most IMPORTANT: Verify your identity for your messages to be visible on the IRC side. How?
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  - Type into your matrix channel's text input box: ''' /msg @_freenode_NickServ:matrix.org'''
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   - Start a private query with '''NickServ''',
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  - Enter this into '''NickServ''' 's private chat '''REGISTER <your secure password here> <foobar@something.com>'''
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  - If your nickname is unique enough, it would proceed to sending you an email to your email id ou po
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* Contact [[User:Srevin03 | me]] for more information regarding matrix bridges.
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