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Register a user name on freenode

Register a user name on freenode

  • by Tyler (218)
  • Time to complete: 3 minutes

After using freenode enough times, I decided to register my nick name. Here's how I did it.

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/connect chat.freenode.net

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/nick nickname
Replace nickname with your desired nickname.

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/msg nickserv register [password] [email address]
Replace your email address and password with the values you choose.

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You should immediately receive a verification email. Copy the code provided in the email to your irc client.

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To log in simply type:
/msg nickserv identify [account name] [password]