Tutorial

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Correct Nickname Registration

Cuff Link recommends that you register any nicks that you use. Registered nicks have many advantages that unregistered nicks do not. Registered nicks can only be used by the individual who registered them – if you register a nick, you effectively own it. Registered nicks can make use of services such as ChanServ and MemoServ. Nicks must be registered to make use of SASL. The ability to recover your nick if you are unexpectedly disconnected […]

Proper Channel Registration

Cuff-Link uses Anope2 for services, which has been available for 2+ years now. Many people are still either using the old method of channel registration or registering the same way one might a nickname. Cuff-Link Administrators are no longer suspending incorrectly registered channels and chasing founders down to correct the issue of having used a password to register. We will instead be sending a memo to the channel founder directing them to this post and subsequently […]

IceChat9 – Basic Setup on Cuff-Link

Continuing on our basic setups for clients that support SASL, IceChat has updated their ircv3 options in version 9.13 which appears to have corrected previous SASL issues.  Grab the latest version [9.14 as of writing] from their website.  Note that version 7 does NOT support SASL. After install and starting the program for first run, we’re greeted with a couple dialogs to begin setup: Here we’ll edit a few things.  Notice that the two fields […]

Mibbit Authentication and Auto-Join

This is for identifying to NickServ without a Mibbit account and without issuing the identify command every time you connect manually: On the front page of mibbit.com, click “Launch Client” on the left, and you’ll be greeted by the above screen. For connect, scroll down to “Cuff-Link” and then click “Auth” to the right of it.  That will add the new box that says NickServ and a blank one – the blank one is for your NickServ password, […]

KVIrc – Basic Setup on Cuff-Link

KVIrc is a multi-platform client that is popular with scripters.  This howto is based on 4.2.0, the current stable version, and is available here for various OS’s – Windows is only 32-bit.  This howto just covers the basic adding of the server and authentication, but there is a lot of information on their website for themes and configuring layouts. **NOTE** As of 5/22, We’re now in the server list!  This is current to git pulls and […]