Good ircd and services?

  I am looking for a good ircd and services, does anyone have any good piece of advice??
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Just use the "standard" ircd, available just about anywhere. You do know that simply because you have a server, you will NOT be able to hook up to an existing IRC-net, right?

Anyway, if you are looking for software, try
is a common one.
is for undernet.

and so on, and so on.

If you wanna set up a "single server" for your friends, use anyone of the ones listed in the first link.

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