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 IRC, or "Internet Relay Chat", is a nice way to chat directly with other community members, and get answers faster than using forums or mailing lists. IRC, or "Internet Relay Chat", is a nice way to chat directly with other community members, and get answers faster than using forums or mailing lists.
  
-Before you use Smoothie's IRC channel, please read the following advice : +Before you use Smoothie's IRC channel, please read the following advice : 
  
-[[include help-guidelines]]+{{page>help-guidelines}} 
 + 
 +<callout type="success" icon="true" title=" IRC-specific recommendations">
  
-[[div class="bs-callout bs-callout-success"]] 
-==== IRC-specific recommendations 
 * Do not ask if you can ask for help, or ask if anyone is around, just ask your question.  * Do not ask if you can ask for help, or ask if anyone is around, just ask your question. 
-* Stay around until somebody answers, sometimes are more active than others, if you stick around somebody will maybe answer you an hour from now.+* Stay around until somebody answers, some times are more active than others, if you stick around somebody will maybe answer you an hour from now.
 * Be polite : Remember you are talking to volunteers who could be having a beer with their friends but are here helping you instead. * Be polite : Remember you are talking to volunteers who could be having a beer with their friends but are here helping you instead.
 * Be precise : The more information you give, and the more clearly you give it, the better others will be able to help you. * Be precise : The more information you give, and the more clearly you give it, the better others will be able to help you.
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 * If your question was not answered in the documentation, add it to the documentation : the documentation is a wiki anyone can edit, please help us make it more complete. * If your question was not answered in the documentation, add it to the documentation : the documentation is a wiki anyone can edit, please help us make it more complete.
  
 +</callout>
  
 == Connecting == Connecting
  
-Smoothie's room is on the Freenode IRC server, the channel is : {{#smoothieware}}+Smoothie's room is on the [[https://libera.chat/|Libera IRC]] server, the channel is : <kbd>#smoothieware</kbd> (moved there from its historical home at Freenode after [[https://hackaday.com/2021/05/22/irc-will-never-die/|trouble]]) 
 + 
 +If you don't have an IRC client, you can use the web-based one [[https://libera.chat/guides/clients|here]] 
 + 
 +Please note you can also get help on more general 3D printing topics in the <kbd>#reprap</kbd> channel, on the same server. 
 + 
 +For Smoothie development discussion, you can also join the <kbd>#smoothiedev</kbd> channel.
  
-If you don't have an IRC client, you can use the web-based one [http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=smoothieware here]+=== Web Client
  
-[[html]] +If you do not wish to install a desktop IRC client, you can alternatively use a web-based IRC client.
-<iframe src="http://webchat.freenode.net?channels=%23smoothieware&uio=MTA9dHJ1ZSYxMT03Mg57" width="647" height="400"></iframe> +
-[[/html]]+
  
-Please note you can also get help on more general 3D printing topics in the {{#reprap}} channelon the same server.+There are several you can find onlinewhat is important is that you connect to the <key>irc.libera.chat</key> server, with the port <key>6697</key>, and enter the channel <key>#smoothieware</key> 
  
-For Smoothie development discussion, you can also join the {{#smoothiedev}} channel.+Here is a direct link that should allow you to enter this configuration using the [[https://kiwiirc.com/nextclient/irc.libera.chat:+6697/#reprap|KiwiIRC web-based client, right from your browser]] or [[https://web.libera.chat/#reprap|Libera's own WebChat]].