Re: identd

From: winsor (
Date: Mon Mar 27 2000 - 06:41:18 CEST

Could netcat (included in muLinux) be set up to act as an identd


Claudio Neves wrote:
> At 14:37 26/03/00 -0600, you wrote:
> >Howdy muLinux fans,
> >
> >I'm a linux newbie, but I've already used muLinux to fix a partition
> >problem on a friend's PC and to fix a driver problem on Mandrake.
> >
> >I have now apparently nuked the motherboard on my main PC, I have
> >only muLinux on this 486/33 8 Megs to get to the net. Pretty amazing
> >how well it works.
> >
> >Today's problem: I tried to use TinyIRC, but the nearest server
> >complained that I needed to run identd. Is identd available in
> >muLinux (it's not newbie obvious)? If not, which identd should I
> >download? Or should I just try to find an IRC server that's a bit
> >less picky?
> >
> >Maybe it was just a bit of strangeness, I'm able to connect now.
> >But I'm still interested in a mini-faq on identd in case it happens
> >again.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >Nelson
> You can try searching for "identd" on . There are a
> lot of "dumb" ident daemons just to answer the request from IRC
> servers.
> Sorry, but I don't remember names right now...
> Regards,
> Claudio Neves
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