In this page:
- IRC channels
- Donate to the project
- Contribute to the project
- Security reports
- They talk about us
- Stickers, T-shirts, mugs, and more
If you need help, or want to help others by answering questions they might have,
#thelounge is our official IRC channel on Freenode (
chat.freenode.net:6697 on a secure connection).
Additionally, a few community-operated channels let you chat in a language you are more comfortable:
- 🇩🇪 German:
- 🇫🇷🇨🇦 French:
- 🇳🇱 Dutch:
- 🇩🇰🇳🇴🇸🇪 Danish / Norwegian / Swedish:
Let us know if you wish to help operating a language-specific channel!
Donate to the project
You can financially help us by donating to our collective. Every little bit helps, and we appreciate even the smallest contributions.
We thank our existing backers who have contributed various amounts of money in order to help support The Lounge:
Contribute to the project
Our contributing guide contains all the details you need to report an issue or contribute to the code.
Security-related issues follow a dedicated process that is highlighted in our Responsible Disclosure of Security Vulnerabilities. Do not publicly report security vulnerabilities.
They talk about us
Some additional articles and tutorials:
- IRC is Not Dead - 27 February 2020
- 🇮🇹 The Lounge – Self-hosted web IRC client by Andrea Draghetti - 21 July 2018
- Best Self-Hosted IRC Clients by David Morelo - 16 July 2018
- The Lounge: self-hosted IRC server setup guide by Mitesh Shah - 10 January 2018
- The Lounge, self hosted web IRC client by Karibu - 25 March 2017
- Install The Lounge IRC Client on Ubuntu 18.04 - 17 February 2020
Stickers, T-shirts, mugs, and more
Request a free sticker pack here. They go on a first come, first served basis, so no promises!
Check out our branded apparel and accessories available in our shop on Threadless: