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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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Most of the channels are either on [https://libera.chat Libera.chat] or on [http://www.freenode.net Freenode] IRC networks.
  
 
==Bitcoin Project==
 
==Bitcoin Project==
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin}} || General Bitcoin-related discussion.
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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-otc|text=[[bitcoin-otc|#bitcoin-otc]]}} || Over-the-counter off-topic-chat.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin}} (on Libera) || General Bitcoin-related discussion and support. ([[Bitcoin_IRC_Channel_Guidelines |guidelines]]).
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-pit}} || Only over-the-counter trading.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-core-builds}} || Discussion of the Bitcoin Core build system.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-market}} || Streaming market data (only), no chat.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-commits}} || Real-time notification of commits to Bitcoin projects.
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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.
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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}} || For general 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-gentoo}} || Gentoo community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-marketing}} || Marketing and promotion of 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.
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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-dev}} || Bitcoin software development.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-wiki}} || Bitcoin Wiki support
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-wizards}} (on Freenode) || Bitcoin experts and futurists ([http://gnusha.org/bitcoin-wizards/ history])
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-wizards}} (on Libera) || Bitcoin experts and futurists ([http://gnusha.org/bitcoin-wizards/ history])
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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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===Local communities===
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-aus}} || Aussie bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|AustinBitcoin}} || Austin, TX bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-bra}} || Brazilian bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-cad}} || Canadian bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-cn}} || Chinese bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-dk}} || Danish 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.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-il}} || Israeli bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-nl}} || Dutch bitcoin community.                                         
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-pl}} || Polish bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-romania}} || Romanian bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-ve}} || Venezuelan bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|btc.chat}} || Russian bitcoin community.
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| #bitcoins.fi @ IRCNet || Finnish bitcoin community.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-hr}} || Croatian language bitcoin community.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-fr}} || French language bitcoin community.
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==Mining Related Communities==
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| {{Freenode IRC|avalon}} || Discussion and support specific to [[Avalon]] mining machine
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-mining}} || Discussion and support related to mining.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-mining}} || Discussion and support related to mining.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-politics}} || Discuss politics with other Bitcoin users.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-fpga}} || Discussion and support specific to FPGA mining.
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| {{Freenode IRC|btcguild}} || [[BTCGuild]] mining pool community
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| {{Freenode IRC|butterflylabs}} || [[Butterfly Labs]] chat
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| {{Freenode IRC|cgminer}} || Discussion and support specific to [[CGMiner]].
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| {{Freenode IRC|eligius}} || [[Eligius]] mining pool community (also support for [[BFGMiner]] and [[Eloipool]])
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| {{Freenode IRC|mining.bitcoin.cz}} || Slush's mining pool community
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| {{Freenode IRC|ozcoin}} || [[Ozco.in]] mining pool community
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| <small>[irc://irc.foonetic.net/xkcd-bitcoin IRC] [http://irc.lc/foonetic/xkcd-bitcoin/Miner@@@ Web]</small> #xkcd-bitcoin || [https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/XKCD_Pool XKCD Pool]
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| <small>[irc://irc.quakenet.org/bitcoins.lc IRC] [http://irc.lc/quakenet/bitcoins.lc/Miner@@@ Web]</small> #bitcoins.lc @ Quakenet || [http://www.bitcoins.lc Bitcoins.lc Pool]
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| {{Freenode IRC|p2pool}}  || [[P2Pool]] decentralized mining pool
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitminter}} || [[BitMinter]] Mining Pool Community
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| {{Freenode IRC|kncminer}} || [[KNCMiner]] ASIC Mining Hardware Vendor Discussion
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==Communities for Exchanges and Trading==
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-assets}} || Discussion of securities and other asset investments. [http://bitcoin-assets.com bitcoin-assets.com].
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-assets-trades}} || Streaming assets market data (only), no chat.
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-auction}} || Live auctions over IRC.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-market}} || Streaming market data (only), no chat.
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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.
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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-otc-ticker}} || Streaming market data form the [[#bitcoin-otc]] order book.
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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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| {{Libera IRC|bitcoin-pit}} || Only over-the-counter trading.
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| {{Freenode IRC|btc.chat.traders}} || Russian community discussion about trades/exchanges.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bc-news}} || RSS News related to Bitcoin.
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| {{Freenode IRC|coinbase}} || [[Coinbase]] chat
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-marketing}} || Marketing and promotion of bitcoin
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-rt}} || Real-time tape (executed trades).
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-aus}} || Aussie bitcoin community.
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| {{Freenode IRC|localbitcoins-chat}} || [[LocalBitcoins.com]] exchange support
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|eligius}} || [[Eligius]] pool community
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| {{Freenode IRC|opentransactions}} || [[Open Transactions]] project.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|namecoin}} || [[Namecoin]] and the [[Dot-bit]] project.
 
| {{Freenode IRC|namecoin}} || [[Namecoin]] and the [[Dot-bit]] project.
 
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| {{Freenode IRC|witcoin}} || [[Witcoin]] social news and user generated content.
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| {{Freenode IRC|twister}} || [[Twister]], P2P microblogging discussion.
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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.
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| {{Freenode IRC|electrum}} || [[Electrum]], lightweight bitcoin client.
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| {{Freenode IRC|copay}} || [[Copay]], lightweight bitcoin client.
 
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| [https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/XKCD_Pool XKCD Pool]
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| {{Freenode IRC|bitcoin-stackexchange}} || Discussion complementing [http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com Bitcoin StackExchange].
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==See Also==
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* [[Bitcoin_Wiki:Community_portal]]
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[[fr:Canaux IRC]]
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[[pl:Kanały IRC]]
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[[ro:Canale]]

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