Chat Features

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A Beginner’s Guide to Channel Administration

Intro Cuff-Link offers channel administration services [via Anope 2]. Register your nick with NickServ and use a secure connection to the chat network – you’re now ready to start your own channel or join an existing ChanOp team1. This is a guide to using Anope2 with InspIRCd on Cuff-Link for channel administration, and may not work exactly the same on other services. At any time, you can access ChanServ’s help menus from your IRC client […]

Cuff-Link Channel Bios

A suggestion was made during our last Q&A session with the staff by rowenne to put up channel bios on the website so people can come and have a more in-depth look to see what a room is about on Cuff-Link. We said that we would implement this feature for channels as soon as possible, and after going over the details, we’re rolling out this feature. If you’d like to have a post here on […]

Using SSLFP Authentication on Cuff-Link

This post details how to use SSLFP authentication on Cuff-Link. This particular method of authentication is nice for a couple of reasons, but the main one is that you don’t authenticate with a password, but rather an SSL certificate. This works in both mIRC and HexChat. Please note: You must use an SSL connection (port +6697) in order for the fingerprint to work. One of the advantages you’ll gain using this method in HexChat is […]

SASL Setup for HexChat

While this is specifically for setting up SASL on Cuff-Link using HexChat, this tutorial should work for any network that offers SASL connections to users. This is assuming that you already have a connection setup for Cuff-Link. 1. Open the Network List: 2. Choose Cuff-Link and Edit…: 3. Make sure your “User name” is the same as your NickServ account name, then select SASL (username + password) from the Login method dropdown: 4. Enter your […]

Using the Cuff-Link TeamSpeak Server

There has been some interest in voice chat, so we brought the TeamSpeak 3 server back up for people to use if they wish. Please be aware that the same network rules that apply to the TeamSpeak server as the Cuff-Link IRC network. There is a lobby channel and a few others set up already. If you’re a channel owner who would like a mirror put onto the TS, please join #help and ask for […]