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Most of the following Bitcoin-related IRC channels are available on [http://www.freenode.net Freenode]:
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This page lists IRC channels for discussing Bitcoin-related topics.  Please read: [[Bitcoin IRC Channel Guidelines]] before joining.
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Prior to late May 2021, most of these channels were on the [https://freenode.net/ Freenode] network.  Due to an [https://gist.github.com/joepie91/df80d8d36cd9d1bde46ba018af497409 Ownership dispute over Freenode], several have moved to [https://libera.chat Libera.chat], with a few others planning to move by early June.  If you join a channel at the Freenode address listed below and don't find any activity within a reasonable amount of time, try the same channel on Libera or ask for help in <tt>#bitcoin</tt> on Libera.
  
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin}} || General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. ([[Bitcoin_IRC_Channel_Guidelines | guidelines]]).
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin}} || General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. ([[Bitcoin_IRC_Channel_Guidelines | guidelines]]).
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-dev}} || Bitcoin software development. ([http://bitcoinstats.com/irc/bitcoin-dev/logs/ history]. [[Bitcoin-dev | guidelines]])
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| {{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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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-core-dev}} || Bitcoin Core only version of #bitcoin-commits.
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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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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-gui}} || For development of Bitcoin Core's GUI.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-pr-reviews}} || Weekly PR review club for discussing Bitcoin Core Pull Requests.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-dev}} || Dead.  Formerly for Bitcoin software development. ([http://bitcoinstats.com/irc/bitcoin-dev/logs/ history]. [[Bitcoin-dev | guidelines]])
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-gaming}} || Bitcoin gamers hangout.
 
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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-wiki}} || Bitcoin Wiki support
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-wiki}} || Bitcoin Wiki support
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-wizards}} || Bitcoin experts and futurists ([http://botbot.me/freenode/bitcoin-wizards history])
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-wizards}} || Bitcoin experts and futurists ([http://gnusha.org/bitcoin-wizards/ history])
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|lightning-dev}} || Lightning protocol development
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| {{Libera IRC|lightning-dev}} || Lightning protocol development ([http://gnusha.org/lightning-dev/ history])
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| {{Freenode IRC|lnd}} || Lightning only version of #bitcoin-commits
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|sidechains-dev}} || Sidechains development
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-dk}} || Danish bitcoin community.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-dk}} || Danish bitcoin community.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-de}} || German bitcoin community.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-de}} || German bitcoin community.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-eastcoastusa}} || East Coast USA bitcoin community.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-eastcoastusa}} || East Coast USA bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|kncminer}} || [[KNCMiner]] ASIC Mining Hardware Vendor Discussion
 
| {{Freenode IRC|kncminer}} || [[KNCMiner]] ASIC Mining Hardware Vendor Discussion
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| {{Freenode IRC|triplemining}} || [[TripleMining]] mining pool community
 
 
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Latest revision as of 19:32, 9 June 2021

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

Prior to late May 2021, most of these channels were on the Freenode network. Due to an Ownership dispute over Freenode, several have moved to Libera.chat, with a few others planning to move by early June. If you join a channel at the Freenode address listed below and don't find any activity within a reasonable amount of time, try the same channel on Libera or ask for help in #bitcoin on Libera.

Bitcoin Project

Channel Description
IRC Web #bitcoin 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
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 Dead. Formerly for 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 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 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-otc-eu European OTC trading marketplace.
IRC Web #bitcoin-otc-ru Russian OTC trading marketplace.
IRC Web #bitcoin-otc-uk United kingdom OTC Trading Marketplace.Founder Angus Bates.
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.

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 #bitcoin-wot Distributed Web of Trust (WoT) system for #bitcoin-otc.
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
IRC Web #Coinabul Coinabul's customer support and news channel. Selling gold and silver for Bitcoin.

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