IRC Channel

The CLUG IRC Channel is #clug and can be found on the Atrum IRC network at on ports 6666-6668 (plain), or 6697,7000,7001 (SSL).

You can connect with your favourite IRC client. We have listed a few recommended IRC clients. #clug is hidden from channel listings, so you’ll have to /join #clug

If you have firewall restrictions try connecting to on port 21, or similarly for ports 80 and 8080, and 443 for SSL.


Location Network Server
Cape Town Vanilla
Cape Town TENET
Johannesburg About IT Online
Johannesburg IS
Germany Hetzner



There is a bot which sits on the CLUG IRC channel called Spinach.