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Confused? Don't know where to look for some information?


This is our section of articles related to IRC, UnderX, or general help topics. The articles are written by both volunteers and ops.
If you feel that something is missing, or would like to submit an article for use in this section, you are more than welcome to contact us

Most-asked questions

Since we see so many users come and go every day, we made a list of the most frequently-asked questions.

Need Help?

Confused? Don't know where to look for some information?

This is the place you've been looking for: an introduction to the UnderX's available help resources.

For answers to questions that aren't covered here, don't hesitate to e-mail

  • Getting Started

    Locating and downloading an IRC chat client, configuring the client, and logging on to a server

    Be sure that before you log on, you check the most recently updated server list.

    By connecting to the closest server geographically, you will have the fastest and most stable connection available.

    Since the UnderX is staffed and run entirely by volunteers, it is suggested that you read and learn as much as you can about IRC and the basic commands as possible - before looking for help.

    If you still can't find what you're looking for, there are many ways to get help on and off IRC.

  • You can get answers to your questions about IRC and the UnderX through the various committee websites, or by writing to one of the many available e-mail addresses, particularly

    Again, since the people who respond to these e-mails are volunteering their time, it may take a day or so before you get a response.

    We ask for your patience, but if you haven't received a reply within a couple of days, feel free to write back and ask your question again.

  • There are many different sections to the Underx website, which is divided into mirror sites and secondary servers.

    The mirrors are hosted all over the world, enabling the viewer to obtain quicker access to the website.

    Secondary servers are used to host specific information, such as: UnderX's Channel Service Website, or the UnderX Documents Project.

    All of this is designed to give you a faster and more efficient way to browse through these pages, allowing you to get the information you're looking for as quickly as possible -- so you can spend more time chatting on the UnderX!