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Tux Machines IRC Logs

The IRC channel is #tuxmachines at irc.freenode.org. To use your own IRC client, join channel #tuxmachines in FreeNode. The IRC logs can be viewed below. They are periodically uploaded for transparency and archival of progress.

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