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This page lists IRC channels for discussing Bitcoin-related topics.  Please read: [[Bitcoin IRC Channel Guidelines]] before joining.
 
This page lists IRC channels for discussing Bitcoin-related topics.  Please read: [[Bitcoin IRC Channel Guidelines]] before joining.
  
Most of the following Bitcoin-related IRC channels are available on [http://www.freenode.net Freenode], but due to an ownership dispute, several moved to [https://libera.chat Libera.chat] since May 2021.
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Most of the channels are either on [https://libera.chat Libera.chat] or on [http://www.freenode.net Freenode] IRC networks.
  
 
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! Channel !! Description
 
! Channel !! Description
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin}} (on Freenode) || General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. ([[Bitcoin_IRC_Channel_Guidelines | guidelines]]).
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin}} (on Freenode) || General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. ([[Bitcoin_IRC_Channel_Guidelines |guidelines]]).
 
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin}} (on Libera) || General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. ([[Bitcoin_IRC_Channel_Guidelines | guidelines]]).
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin}} (on Libera) || General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. ([[Bitcoin_IRC_Channel_Guidelines |guidelines]]).
 
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-builds}} || Discussion of the Bitcoin Core build system.
 
| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-builds}} || Discussion of the Bitcoin Core build system.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-commits}} || Real-time notification of commits to Bitcoin projects.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-commits}} || Real-time notification of commits to Bitcoin projects.
 
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-dev}} || For development of Bitcoin Core.  Log sources; [http://www.erisian.com.au/bitcoin-core-dev/ 1], [http://gnusha.org/bitcoin-core-dev/ 2]
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| <span id="bitcoin-core-dev"></span>{{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-dev}} || For development of Bitcoin Core.  Log sources; [http://www.erisian.com.au/bitcoin-core-dev/ 1], [http://gnusha.org/bitcoin-core-dev/ 2] [https://bitcoin-irc.chaincode.com/bitcoin-core-dev/2021-09-16 3]
 
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-gui}} || For development of Bitcoin Core's GUI.
 
| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-gui}} || For development of Bitcoin Core's GUI.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-marketing}} || Marketing and promotion of bitcoin
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-marketing}} || Marketing and promotion of bitcoin
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-news}} || RSS News related to Bitcoin.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-news}} || RSS News related to Bitcoin.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-politics}} || Discuss politics with other Bitcoin users.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-politics}} || Discuss politics with other Bitcoin users.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|#bitcoin-pricetalk|text=&#35;bitcoin-pricetalk}} || ALL Discussion Remotely Related to Bitcoin Price or other offtopic goes here
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-pricetalk}} (on Freenode) || ALL Discussion Remotely Related to Bitcoin Price or other offtopic goes here
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-pricetalk}} (on Libera) || ALL Discussion Remotely Related to Bitcoin Price or other offtopic goes here
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-watch|text=[[Bitcoin-Watch|#bitcoin-watch]]}} || Streaming Bitcoin transactions, including market data.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-watch|text=[[Bitcoin-Watch|#bitcoin-watch]]}} || Streaming Bitcoin transactions, including market data.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-otc-eu}} || European OTC trading marketplace.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-otc-ru}} || Russian OTC trading marketplace.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-otc-uk}} ||United kingdom OTC Trading Marketplace.Founder Angus Bates.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-aus}} || Aussie bitcoin community.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-aus}} || Aussie bitcoin community.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-auction}} || Live auctions over IRC.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-auction}} || Live auctions over IRC.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-market}} || Streaming market data (only), no chat.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-market}} || Streaming market data (only), no chat.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-otc|text=[[bitcoin-otc|#bitcoin-otc]]}} || Over-the-counter trading marketplace and discussion. ([http://bitcoinstats.com/irc/bitcoin-otc/logs/ history])
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-otc|text=[[bitcoin-otc|#bitcoin-otc]]}} || Over-the-counter trading marketplace and discussion. ([http://bitcoinstats.com/irc/bitcoin-otc/logs/ history])
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-escrow}} || Third party escrow agents.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-escrow}} || Third party escrow agents.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-otc-ticker|bitcoin-otc-ticker}} || Streaming market data form the [[#bitcoin-otc]] order book.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-otc-ticker}} || Streaming market data form the [[#bitcoin-otc]] order book.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-otc-ratings|bitcoin-otc-ratings}} || Updates to ratings on the [[#bitcoin-otc]] Web of Trust.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-otc-ratings|bitcoin-otc-ratings}} || Updates to ratings on the [[#bitcoin-otc]] Web of Trust.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-pit}} || Only over-the-counter trading.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-pit}} || Only over-the-counter trading.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-wot|bitcoin-wot}} || Distributed Web of Trust (WoT) system for [[#bitcoin-otc]].
 
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|btc.chat.traders}} || Russian community discussion about trades/exchanges.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|btc.chat.traders}} || Russian community discussion about trades/exchanges.
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| {{Freenode IRC|localbitcoins-chat}} || [[LocalBitcoins.com]] exchange support
 
| {{Freenode IRC|localbitcoins-chat}} || [[LocalBitcoins.com]] exchange support
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| {{Freenode IRC|Coinabul}} || [http://Coinabul.com Coinabul]'s customer support and news channel. Selling gold and silver for Bitcoin.
 
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|twister}} || [[Twister]], P2P microblogging discussion.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|twister}} || [[Twister]], P2P microblogging discussion.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|joinmarket}} || [[JoinMarket]], A [[CoinJoin]] implementation
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| {{Libera IRC|joinmarket}} || [[JoinMarket]], A [[CoinJoin]] implementation
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|darkwallet}} || [[DarkWallet]] and libbitcoin/Obelisk discussion & development channel.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|darkwallet}} || [[DarkWallet]] and libbitcoin/Obelisk discussion & development channel.

Latest revision as of 19:17, 16 September 2021

This page lists IRC channels for discussing Bitcoin-related topics. Please read: Bitcoin IRC Channel Guidelines before joining.

Most of the channels are either on Libera.chat or on Freenode IRC networks.

Bitcoin Project

Channel Description
IRC Web #bitcoin (on Freenode) General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. (guidelines).
IRC Web #bitcoin (on Libera) General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. (guidelines).
IRC Web #bitcoin-core-builds Discussion of the Bitcoin Core build system.
IRC Web #bitcoin-commits Real-time notification of commits to Bitcoin projects.
IRC Web #bitcoin-core-dev For development of Bitcoin Core. Log sources; 1, 2 3
IRC Web #bitcoin-core-gui For development of Bitcoin Core's GUI.
IRC Web #bitcoin-core-pr-reviews Weekly PR review club for discussing Bitcoin Core Pull Requests.
IRC Web #bitcoin-dev For general Bitcoin software development. (history. guidelines)
IRC Web #bitcoin-gaming Bitcoin gamers hangout.
IRC Web #bitcoin-gentoo Gentoo community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-marketing Marketing and promotion of bitcoin
IRC Web #bitcoin-news RSS News related to Bitcoin.
IRC Web #bitcoin-politics Discuss politics with other Bitcoin users.
IRC Web #bitcoin-pricetalk (on Freenode) ALL Discussion Remotely Related to Bitcoin Price or other offtopic goes here
IRC Web #bitcoin-pricetalk (on Libera) ALL Discussion Remotely Related to Bitcoin Price or other offtopic goes here
IRC Web #bitcoin-watch Streaming Bitcoin transactions, including market data.
IRC Web #bitcoin-wiki Bitcoin Wiki support
IRC Web #bitcoin-wizards (on Freenode) Bitcoin experts and futurists (history)
IRC Web #bitcoin-wizards (on Libera) Bitcoin experts and futurists (history)
IRC Web #lightning-dev Lightning protocol development (history)
IRC Web #lnd Lightning only version of #bitcoin-commits
IRC Web #sidechains-dev Sidechains development

Local communities

IRC Web #bitcoin-aus Aussie bitcoin community.
IRC Web #AustinBitcoin Austin, TX bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-bra Brazilian bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-cad Canadian bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-cn Chinese bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-dk Danish bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-de German bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-eastcoastusa East Coast USA bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-il Israeli bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-nl Dutch bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-pl Polish bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-romania Romanian bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-ve Venezuelan bitcoin community.
IRC Web #btc.chat Russian bitcoin community.
#bitcoins.fi @ IRCNet Finnish bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-hr Croatian language bitcoin community.
IRC Web #bitcoin-fr French language bitcoin community.

Mining Related Communities

Channel Description
IRC Web #avalon Discussion and support specific to Avalon mining machine
IRC Web #bitcoin-mining Discussion and support related to mining.
IRC Web #bitcoin-fpga Discussion and support specific to FPGA mining.
IRC Web #btcguild BTCGuild mining pool community
IRC Web #butterflylabs Butterfly Labs chat
IRC Web #cgminer Discussion and support specific to CGMiner.
IRC Web #eligius Eligius mining pool community (also support for BFGMiner and Eloipool)
IRC Web #mining.bitcoin.cz Slush's mining pool community
IRC Web #ozcoin Ozco.in mining pool community
IRC Web #xkcd-bitcoin XKCD Pool
IRC Web #bitcoins.lc @ Quakenet Bitcoins.lc Pool
IRC Web #p2pool P2Pool decentralized mining pool
IRC Web #bitminter BitMinter Mining Pool Community
IRC Web #kncminer KNCMiner ASIC Mining Hardware Vendor Discussion

Communities for Exchanges and Trading

Channel Description
IRC Web #bitcoin-assets Discussion of securities and other asset investments. bitcoin-assets.com.
IRC Web #bitcoin-assets-trades Streaming assets market data (only), no chat.
IRC Web #bitcoin-auction Live auctions over IRC.
IRC Web #bitcoin-market Streaming market data (only), no chat.
IRC Web #bitcoin-otc Over-the-counter trading marketplace and discussion. (history)
IRC Web #bitcoin-escrow Third party escrow agents.
IRC Web #bitcoin-otc-ticker Streaming market data form the #bitcoin-otc order book.
IRC Web #bitcoin-otc-ratings Updates to ratings on the #bitcoin-otc Web of Trust.
IRC Web #bitcoin-pit Only over-the-counter trading.
IRC Web #btc.chat.traders Russian community discussion about trades/exchanges.
IRC Web #coinbase Coinbase chat
IRC Web #bitcoin-rt Real-time tape (executed trades).
IRC Web #localbitcoins-chat LocalBitcoins.com exchange support

Related Communities

Channel Description
IRC Web #opentransactions Open Transactions project.
IRC Web #namecoin Namecoin and the Dot-bit project.
IRC Web #twister Twister, P2P microblogging discussion.
IRC Web #joinmarket JoinMarket, A CoinJoin implementation
IRC Web #darkwallet DarkWallet and libbitcoin/Obelisk discussion & development channel.
IRC Web #electrum Electrum, lightweight bitcoin client.
IRC Web #copay Copay, lightweight bitcoin client.
IRC Web #bitcoin-stackexchange Discussion complementing Bitcoin StackExchange.

See Also