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Best free self hosted chat server/client

Discussion in 'Linux & Open Source' started by opethdisciple, Jun 29, 2018.

  1. opethdisciple


    Joined: May 18, 2010

    Posts: 17,071

    Location: London

    Any one have any recommendations for a free self hosted chat server similar to Slack?

    I was looking at Rocket Chat and Mattermost.

    Rocket chat looks good, but not sure if free.
  2. mrbell1984


    Joined: Aug 9, 2008

    Posts: 19,226

    Location: UK

  3. DeeJay-Mo


    Joined: Jul 20, 2005

    Posts: 550

    Location: the dirty souf

    I found mattermost to be quite glitchy - not a fan. Out of interest what features are you interested in that IRC doesn't support?
  4. Cromulent


    Joined: Nov 1, 2007

    Posts: 2,773

    Check out Gitter.