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HexChat – Basic Setup on Cuff-Link

When you come to #help on Cuff-Link, we frequently recommend a switch to HexChat from any other desktop client. Most of the staff uses it, and the reason is simple — whether basic chatting needs or more complex network administration or channel administration needs, HexChat isn’t complicated, but it is powerful. Anyone can customise the program to a large extent just with the built-in options. It’s also available for Windows, Linux/BSD/etc., and Mac with mostly […]

Tutorial – Using AndroIRC with SASL on Cuff-Link

We’re working to create tutorials for various clients with SASL capabilities for additional security, both yours and ours. Many of you who use Cuff-Link use AndroIRC as your preferred mobile client, and it has built-in SASL capabilities — why not use the added layer of security?  Simply explained, SASL is the process of logging into NickServ during the connect process which enables other features such as immediate vhost application, joins based on authentication [such as exceptions], […]

Extended Bot Policy

For users wishing to provide various bot services, such as profiles, botmail, trivia bots, channel protection services, and anything else that mimics existing services or interacts directly with existing services, the following must be followed: Do not put a bot in channels until you get the permission of the owner(s) or at the very least the chanops. Preferably, you will come to #help to notify staff that channel admins in any given channel wish to […]

Helpful Things – User Modes

In a previous post, we covered channel modes, bans, extbans, invex, and exceptions. In this post, we will cover user modes. There is some overlap with the letters used, so it is important to distinguish between the two lists. Users may set these modes on themselves with several exceptions that we have locked, and Opers may use OperServ to set modes on other users. To set a mode on yourself, use the following syntax: Add […]

Cuff-Link Profile Bot Service

The Cuff-Link Profile Bot Service has been revamped and has undergone a few changes. There are two tiers of profile bot service now. Free service available to all users with no requirements regarding channel numbers. Paid service [monthly, via Patreon patronage] that will allow members to request add-ons and customization to the profile bots. Free Service: The bot’s name is Ubiquitous. When a user who has a profile joins the channel, it will say this: […]